About the conference

The conference of the Association of Asian technology parks (ASPA) is held annually. This is the main event of ASPA, which aims to become a key platform for meetings, communication, exchange of experience of leaders and top officials of Asian science parks.
In 2017, SKOLKOVO won the bid to host the 22nd annual ASPA conference.
The conference will bring together experts of scientific and technological parks and other areas of innovation, technology incubators, academies, businesses, public sector and business sectors for discussion and detailed consideration of trends in the field of scientific and technological parks.
The program includes various sessions: traditional plenary sessions and parallel sessions in certain areas, contributing to a dynamic mechanism of exchange of experience.

Welcome letters


ASPA is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1997 with a purpose to jointly develop the industry of scientific technologies, industry and economy of the Asian region. The main goal is to stimulate joint development in Asia through the interchange of technologies and regional innovations, yet also to form one Asian community through exchanging information in the sectors of industry, technology, culture and education.

Association of Asian Technoparks:

  • Founded in 1997
  • Unites 519 members from 36 countries of the world
  • Range of activities 30+

«"Skolkovo" was established in 2010 by the Federal Act. Its aim is to create a solid ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation, in order to stimulate the formation of the Russian culture of start-ups and to encourage investment and venture activity. Technopark Skolkovo is one of the key elements of the Innovation Center.

Innovative city Skolkovo:

  • Territory of 400 hectares
  • Total area of buildings 2 500 000 m2
  • Comfortable living and working conditions for 25 000 people