The Skolkovo Foundation, in collaboration with leading industrial partners , is launching a competition and mentorship program for startups in the following research fields:

  • Energy storage – electrochemical cells
  • Hydrogen energy technologies

We invite industrial partners to join our efforts in finding innovative technical solutions for existing and emerging businesses.

We expect our industrial partners to outline the technical requirements for in-demand products and technologies in today’s ever-changing markets.

The Skolkovo Foundation intends to co-invest in R&D projects with industrial partners.

Who is eligible:

  • High-tech startups and medium-sized engineering companies
  • Independent teams from the scientific and tech community researching batteries and hydrogen technologies

Key Dates:


July 29  Launch of the competition
September 30  Application Deadline
October 1 – 14  First stage of applicant valuation. Semifinalist announcement
October 14 – 15  2015 Skolkovo International Energy Storage & Hydrogen Technology Conference. Start of Mentoring programe
October 15 – December 14  Mentoring program
December 15  Second stage of applicant valuation. Finalist peach session. Awards Ceremony



Energy storage

  • Advanced batteries
  • Traction batteries for hybrid & electric vehicles
  • Hybrid energy storage
  • Portable energy storage
  • Stationary energy storage
  • Battery management systems

Hydrogen technologies

  • Fuel cell energy systems for transport
  • Stationary fuel cells energy systems
  • Portable fuel cell systems
  • Hydrogen fuel
  • Prospective fuel cell stack components

Special nomination in partnership with KAMAZ Company

Advanced traction batteries for electric vehicles

Contact Us


Anton Skibin

Cluster of Energy Efficiency

+7 (495) 956-00-33 ext. 2411



Ilya Kiselev

Cluster of Energy Efficiency

+7 (495) 956-00-33 ext. 2114

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