There is not a single country on the planet that has a full-fledged technological sovereignty (CU), so Russia must obtain it in order to avoid further risks and threats. He wrote about it in his column for RBC Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for Digital and Technological Development, Head of ANO NTI Platform Dmitry Peskov (not to be confused with the press secretary of the head of state).
The functionary explained that for some time now he has been studying models of the coming near future with his colleagues. They are interested in what will happen on the planet in 10-15 years in terms of technology, resetting the world order and the emergence of new social relations.
In 2020, the world has virtually zeroed out. And now four development scenarios are being implemented simultaneously
the Kremlin spokesman said, apparently referring to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first is New Left Nationalism, a mixture of take-and-divide equality and national economics in the option "China above all" or any other country. The second is “Green post-capitalism” – moving away from direct money making and paying more attention to the environmental agenda. The third - "Islandization" - the division of large techno-economic blocks. The fourth one is the "Half-life" - the entry of mankind into the period of destruction of existing international institutions.
"Islandization" is the most probable development scenario, according to which further development will proceed. It guarantees the end of globalism and the end of the world security system that took shape after the Second World War. According to the forecast, there will be a reboot of global technology markets, nationalization of technical standards, relocalization (return of business processes previously transferred to other regions) of the production of important goods. Large countries and large techno-economic blocks will want to produce everything on their own territory, and this process is already underway.
Technological sovereignty is the implementation of a part of our scenario (RF - ed.) about how to build our own "island", on which we are in charge, we are adults, we make decisions, we are responsible for them. This is the main story for the next 10 years for us, and also for countries such as the USA, China, and possibly for India
He pointed out.
He drew attention to the fact that now Russia faces several main challenges along this path: a green agenda, the creation of its own techno-economic block, an export agricultural package and new transport and logistics routes between the Russian Federation and Asia, as well as the export of global security and solving the problem of human capital.
The CU is not isolation, but a serious component in creating alliances with other states. The CU must solve the following tasks: provide security, receive energy, food sovereignty, essential goods, transport communications, information production and access to the means of production.
A second industry will be formed in the Russian Federation, based not on departments and corporations, but on development teams, on medium-sized technology companies and universities. These will be engineering firms that have other goals - the production of the final product and market formation, and not the desire to immediately extract shareholder value, the expert summed up his story about the creation of a sovereign "technological island" in the Russian economy.