More than 13,000 entrepreneurs and investors visited the Open Innovations forum just outside Moscow last week. However, concerns arose about the pace of technological advances in Russia.
Skolkovo Technology Park, one of Russia's largest science parks, is just an hour’s drive from Moscow's city centre. Designed as an alternative to Silicon Valley in the U.S., Skolkovo is a key part of Russia's dream to build an economy based on scientific and technological innovation.
Chelyabinsk, a city of 1.1 million inhabitants just to the east of the Ural mountains, has launched a new “IT Park” to support local tech projects, as reported by RVC last month. Officially launched last month, this 2,200-sq. m.
Physicists at Moscow’s MIPT, a leading Russian university focused on physics and technology, also known as Phystech, have developed a cooling system or the plasmon components of optoelectronic chips which are expected to run tens of thousands of t
Scientists at MEPhI, a Moscow-based nuclear tech university, have developed a new version of a polygraph, popularly referred to as a lie detector, which is believed to enable users to see whether a person tells the truth or lies by analyzing a vid
Our technical team at Our Russia was afforded a unique opportunity tour Skolkovo last week. We also discussed with key executives of Russia’s version of “Silicon Valley” the uniquely ambitious plans that differentiate Russia’s science city from all previous endeavors.
Vocord, a Russian IT developer and Skolkovo Technopark resident outside Moscow, has developed and is already introducing to the market its biometric face recognition system called Vocord FaceControl, the Skolkovo Foundation website announced.