On October 24-25 the Annual Eurasian Forum on State&IT was held in Samarkand.
The Inclusiv Digitalization of Central Asia section raised the issue of the need for regional cooperation in the field of innovation and startups.
The StrategEast State&IT Eurasian Forum is a platform that brings together global and local representatives of the private sector, governments and financial institutions.
The forum provides an opportunity to discuss
— what needs to be done to strengthen innovation economy across the region
— how to help Eurasian countries integrate into the global economic and security system.
Participants include Maxat Koshumbayev, Astana Hub; Avigail Menashe, Kyrgyz Association of Software Developers; and William Tompson, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.