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High tech in the 'Silicon Forest'

Novosibirsk has become a cluster for IT companies, earning it the nickname "Silicon Forest".

Building on its long tradition as a centre for science and research, the Siberian capital has been quite successful at nurturing home-grown IT talent, as well as attracting foreign investors.

The ambition is that a new "Technopark" will help Novosibirsk branch out into other high tech sectors too.

Fiona Foster reports.

Russia Business Report

  • 31 Jul 2010
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