10.04.2013. The last session of the Cluster of Innovative Technologies of Closed Administrative Territorial Unit Zheleznogorsk held in Moscow on March, 28, 2013 under the chairmanship of the Chief of Staff of the Military-Industrial Commission under the Government of the Russian Federation - Deputy Head of the Government of the Russian Federation Igor V. Borovkov, it was decided to include Research and Development Center ISS Reshetnev Company into the cluster as a participant.
The main condition for joining the Cluster is the availability of an innovative component of the participating enterprises. For projects implemented by the participants and included in the various governmental programs the order of priority is established for funding through existing financial instruments of support from the federal government.
The activity of the Cluster is associated with the strategic interests of the Russian Federation in the area of space and nuclear technology. Significant research and scientific-production experience on such a unique world-wide activities as the nuclear fuel cycle and the production of spacecraft is accumulated.
The entry of Research and Development Center in the Custer of Innovative Technologies Zheleznogorsk will contribute to closer cooperation between companies participating in the Skolkovo Project and the Cluster of Innovative Technologies Zheleznogorsk. While the Skolkovo Project is aimed at creating and bringing to market technologies to the stage of industrial production, the Cluster of Innovative Technologies Zheleznogorsk, first of all, expects to receive on its territory the enterprises that will produce innovative products for Russian space and nuclear industry. For this purpose a project for the construction of the infrastructure – an industrial park, which is scheduled for launch in 2017, is being implemented in the Cluster. It is in 2017 that the first companies of Skolkovo will enter the industrial manufacture stage.
On June, 21, 2012 Research and Development Center ISS Reshetnev Company Limited Liability Company was established by JSC Academician M. F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems in correspondence with R&D Center ISS Reshetnev Company LLC Establishment Agreement, which was signed by the Skolkovo Foundation and JSC Academician M. F. Reshetnev Information Satellite at the International Aviation and Space salon MAKS 2011 in August 2011. On July, 13 2012 R&D Center ISS Reshetnev Company LLC became the Skolkovo Foundation resident. R&D Center ISS Reshetnev Company LLC carries out research in the areas of prospective spacecraft creation, technologies, products and services development, long-term research and development forecasting. At present Research and Development Center employees are working at the Development of New Generation Power Conditioning Unit of module type for Spacecraft Electric Power Systems.