The Economic Development Ministry has been instructed to finalise the list of countries that can be Russia's key technological partners in healthcare technologies, pharmaceuticals, energy efficiency, resource saving, nuclear technologies, computer technologies and software, space technologies, and telecommunications. The Ministry is also to plan measures aimed at developing cooperation in relevant sectors, attracting foreign professionals to work in Russia, and encouraging foreign universities and high-tech companies to open R&D centres in Russia.
The Foreign Ministry has been directed to actively ensure that modernisation and technological development of Russia's economy projects receive adequate political and diplomatic support.
The Government has received a number of directives to encourage foreign investment in high-tech production in Russia.
Instructions have also been issued to the ministries of finance, energy, industry and trade, healthcare and social development, telecommunications and mass communications, as well as to Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and Roscosmos Russian Federal Space Agency.