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Six biomed startups selected to take part in AstraZeneca-Skolkovo accelerator
After a gruelling boot camp and months of preparations, six Russian biomed startups were selected Thursday to take part in the first AstraZeneca-Skolkovo accelerator, in which the companies will get intensive...
'Telemedicine in action:' Skolkovo’s UNIM lab offers cancer patients crucial second opinion
When the UNIM lab opened at the Skolkovo Technopark at the beginning of this year, it offered cancer patients around the country the chance to get expert opinions on their tumours by digitalizing slides...
Why telemedicine startups 'have every chance of becoming unicorns'
Few countries in the world can benefit from telemedicine and the remote diagnosis and monitoring services it offers as much as Russia, with its enormous territory and multitude of sparsely populated and...
Motorica wins medical award for its prosthetic limbs
Skolkovo resident startup Motorica, which makes prostheses for both children and adults, was awarded a special prize by Russia’s Channel One on Thursday. Konstantin Deblikov (left) tests a prototype...
Novgorod region to implement Skolkovo medical innovations
Cutting-edge medical systems developed by Skolkovo resident startups will be introduced in the Novgorod region under a cooperation agreement signed on Thursday. The signing followed a meeting between representatives...
Skolkovo startups in U.S. biotech capital for BIO Convention
Twenty Skolkovo biomed startups are heading to the 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston this week to showcase their innovations at one of the world’s biggest biotech events. Twenty-six Skolkovo...
Skolkovo startups head north to St. Petersburg Economic Forum
A large part of the Skolkovo innovations ecosystem is preparing to head north to Russia’s second city this week for the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which takes place...
Now you see it. Biosten adds x-ray visibility to radiotransparent implants
Biosten, a Skolkovo resident startup, presented the technology of radiopaque coating based on lanthanum-containing microparticles at the Fundamental Research and Innovations for Endovascular Surgery 2018...
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AstraZeneca and Skolkovo launch joint accelerator programme for biomed startups
The Skolkovo Foundation signed a landmark agreement with the global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca on Tuesday on the setting up of a corporate accelerator programme for biomed startups working on treatments...
Johnson & Johnson partners with Sk BioLab to support Skolkovo startups
Four Skolkovo biomed startups have obtained sponsorship from Johnson & Johnson, and met with the U.S. multinational’s executive vice president and chief scientific officer Paul Stoffels during...
Ask a cosmonaut: Russian ISS crewmembers take part in Skolkovo conference
A pair of very special speakers took part in a conference devoted to 3D bioprinting in space at the Skolkovo innovation centre on Wednesday. Two cosmonauts – commander Anton Shkaplerov and flight...
Preparing to print organs — in space
Skolkovo resident 3D Bioprinting Solutions made headlines around the world in 2015 when it printed a functioning thyroid construct and transplanted it successfully into a mouse. Now it looks set to make...
Precision farming tech attracts Russian-Belarusian investment
AgroDroneGroup, a resident startup of the Skolkovo Foundation that uses drones and computer software to closely monitor the condition of soil and crops, has raised 25 million rubles ($440,000) in investment...
How digital farming could boost Russia’s competitive advantage on global markets
When the Kursk region-based agricultural enterprise Agrofirma Rylskaya noticed that the costs of their sugar beet production were constantly rising, with no corresponding increase in yield, they turned...
Revolutionary cancer diagnosis lab opens at Skolkovo
A new lab opened at the Skolkovo Technopark on Wednesday that looks set to drastically improve the diagnosis of cancer patients across Russia. Russia’s first digital lab was opened by UNIM, a resident...
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