Economic growth will largely be based on new industries and new technologies

Interview with Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg V. N. Knyaginin The interview defines the role and place of the National technological initiative (NTI) in the socio-economic development of St. Petersburg the importance of the innovation ecosystem and the educational sphere of the city, focuses on the change of organizational formats of research and innovation, the emergence of new scientific and engineering thinking

Keywords: National technological initiative (NTI), social and economic development of St. Petersburg, scientific and engineering thinking