Peskov told, what Russian technology is to bet

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Special envoy of Russian President for digital development, Dmitry Peskov, on the eve of the WEF said in an interview with RIA Novosti, what kind of technology Russia is to bet in the next 5-20 years.

He recalled that in the national project on digital economy spelled out the program of technical projects. «The program of support of private investment into science and research through the establishment of leading research centres, through the support centers of excellence on cross-cutting technologies, i.e. those technologies that will be critical in the next five years, and on the horizon is 15-20 years,» he said.

«On our immediate horizon should make a bet on the digitization of processes in banks, telcos, government, betting on the use of big data, artificial-intelligence programs and the distributed registry, a bet on wireless communication channels. Those technologies, depending on the exploration that we as a country will either be successful on the horizon until 2024 or not» — said Peskov.

On the horizon of 5-10 years, according to him, Russia will need to focus on these technologies as «new materials, compact energy sources, computer modeling and 3D printing.» «On the horizon 20 years or more is quantum communication and quantum computers, genetics and control of biological objects as a whole», — said the special representative of the President.

The full text of the interview is available on the website at 12.00 GMT.