Russia Aiming to Build a Tech-Based Economy?

Victoria Zavyalova
Russia & India Report

Friday, November 4, 2016

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.

Russia’s Skolkovo and Alfa-Bank Seek Advanced Fintech Start-up Solutions

Dec 7 2015

The Skolkovo Foundation managing Russia’s most widely touted Skolkovo innovation hub just outside Moscow, and Alfa-Bank, one of this country’s largest commercial banks, have launched the screening of the best IT solutions for banking among start-u

Skolkovo’s Innovation Center: Helping Ideas Take Root

Phil Butler

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

SkolkovoOur 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.

Russian Startup Can Charge Your Cell Phone with Water

A Russian startup funded by two of Russia’s largest nanotech centers, Dubna just outside Moscow and Sygma.Novosibirsk from Siberia, has developed what appears to be a brand new charging device for a variety of portable gadgets, repor

Next Gen Data Management System to Emerge in Russia

Jan 26 2015

SDI Research, a Russian company, will receive a $335,000 grant from Russia’s Skolkovo Foundation for the development of a next gen semantic master data management (MDM) system to store and sync data, the Skolkovo Foundation website announced.

China to Build Research Center at Russia’s Skolkovo Research Hub

Nov 11 2014

Viktor Vekselberg. Photo © ForbesThe future technology park will incorporate a research center, laboratories and offices of Chinese companies that are interested in investment cooperation and plan to come to Skolkovo

Russian Company Releases iPad Project Management Solution

Aug 7 2014

ComindwareComindware, a resident at the Skolkovo Foundation’s IT Cluster, which develops solutions for project management and business processes, has announced the release of a version of its Comindware Project for the iPad, reports the Skolkovo Foundation website.

Skolkovo and Symantec Sign Cooperation Agreement

Jul 17 2014

Symantec, a leading expert in the field of information security, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Skolkovo Foundation.

Borlas Opens R&D Unit at Skolkovo

Jul 8 2014

The Borlas Consulting Group and the Skolkovo Foundation have signed a cooperation agreement for the establishment of a research and development unit at Skolkovo. According to CNews, citing Borlas, the opening of the unit is planned for 2015.

Intel to Go Ahead With Russian Unit Despite Sanctions

May 29 2014

The Itar-Tass news agency reports that U.S.-based Intel’s Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa Christian Morales said that the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker will establish a research unit at Skolkovo within the next year or


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