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Chinese plant to turn rice husks into amorphous silica using Risilica technology
Chinese investors are to spend $30 million on a plant in the country’s northeast that will use cutting-edge technology devised by Risilica, a resident of the Skolkovo Foundation, to turn by-products...
Gazprom Neft to open R&D centre at Skolkovo
Oil producer Gazprom Neft is to open a research and development centre at the Skolkovo innovation centre outside Moscow under an agreement signed Thursday at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum...
Technostart competition for industrial startups culminates in grand finale at Skolkovo
A 3D printer that prints buildings, a system for destroying toxic algae using an electrical current and a method of monitoring employees' health via a device worn on their clothes were among the futuristic...
Skolkovo projects score hat-trick at Pioneers Moscow contest for startups
Startups fostered by the Skolkovo Foundation won the first, second and third prizes over the weekend at Pioneers Moscow, a competition to discover the best budding tech companies. The final of the international...
TICKS not BRICS? Russia’s race to replace commodities with technology
In an article last week, the Financial Times wrote that the concept of the BRICS group of emerging economies was dead, arguing that Russia and Brazil’s dependence on commodities exports had led to...
France's EDF Group signs agreement with Skolkovo on smart city and energy efficiency projects
The Skolkovo Foundation signed a cooperation agreement with France’s EDF energy company on Monday, hours ahead of a visit to the innovations hub by the French Minister for Economy, Industry and Digital...
Skolkovo out in force at MAKS air show
The Skolkovo Foundation is out in force at this year’s MAKS air show, one of the aviation industry’s biggest events with companies from 30 countries around the world taking part. Twelve of...
Getting at the gold cleaner, faster and cheaper
Purifying gold is a dirty business. After extraction, the precious metal - rarely found in its unadulterated form and usually mixed in with silver in natural deposits - must be dissolved in acid before...
Beyond beauty: industrial design festival aims to give Russian startups a commercial makeover
For three days this week, Skolkovo will be transformed into an international centre of industrial design, promise the organisers of an event aimed at helping tech startups to use design as a tool to commercialize...
Russia eyes prospect of Hyperloop vacuum train at Startup Village
Hyperloop One, one of the companies working to make Elon Musk’s high-speed vacuum train dream a reality, sees potential for working with Skolkovo startups on the ambitious project, the U.S. company’s...
System for detecting jumbo diamonds attracts attention of mining heavyweight Alrosa
A Skolkovo Foundation resident company that has developed a system for detecting large diamonds within kimberlite ores looks set to see mining giant Alrosa among its first customers, the director of science...
Celebrating women in science and technology on International Women's Day
Ahead of International Women's Day on March 8, the U.K.'s main telecom companies joined forces to launch a mentoring programme aimed at encouraging women to pursue STEM careers, as professions...
Air Liquide launches a scientific contest on “Essential Small Molecules”
Essential Small Molecules such as O2, N2, H2 and CO21 embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory. They have an extremely wide variety of physical and chemical properties which make them essential...
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The Magnificent Seven: Skolkovo takes on first startups in the Far East
Skolkovo’s newly opened Far Eastern branch has selected its first batch of startups to acquire participant status, marking a new stage in the foundation’s mission to expand into new territories...
UNIHEAT shortlisted for IChemE innovation award
An energy-saving project co-funded by the Skolkovo Foundation has been shortlisted for the prestigious IChemE Global Awards for excellence, innovation and achievement in the chemical, process and biochemical...
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