The Skolkovo Foundation brings 17 companies to Slush – a major tech startup conference in Norther Europe, featuring 20 000 participants and gathering entrepreneurs, top-tier investors and executives of major corporations.
Skolkovo company Samokat Sharing will have the chance to pitch their project to the international audience of high-powered movers and shakers in the Slush 100 Pitching Competition.
Most of Skolkovo companies showcasing at Slush have international operations with several examples of pilot and fulfilled projects for financial organizations, cybersecurity, retail, green energy, robotics, fashion and other sectors.
The key experts from Skolkovo team at Slush include Kirill Kaem, Senior Vice-President for Innovations; Pekka Viljakainen, Advisor to the President of the Skolkovo Foundation; Benjamin Wilkening, Vice-President International Investor Relations.
Skolkovo booth is located next to the Main Stage at Slush. The booth will be visited on November 30 by the newly appointed Russian Ambassador Pavel Kuznetsov.
Pekka Viljakainen, Advisor to the President of the Skolkovo Foundation:
”We have worked several years closely with SLUSH and Finnish startups. For Skolkovo and Russian startups companies in general, this co-operation is very natural step for growth and global markets jointly. Our mission is to build new businesses based on Russian knowledge assets and we are proud partners of SLUSH community!”
The list of the Skolkovo startups at Slush 2017 includes:
Powerful and precise indoor positioning for industries
TEXEL MODA uses AI, computer vision and trained body data to help fashion brands compete with Amazon.
Etton Sports Academy is an intelligent system for trainers and the preparation of athletes.
Group-IB - Cryptic
Cybersecurity for the blockchain industry.
Customer data platform based on a single unified API
Supercomputers and HPC applications on demand
Free & open-source robotics for kids' education (ages 5-15) / ROBBO CLUB: franchising for programming & robotics schools.
DRD develops rapid tests for brain damage diagnostics: acute stroke, risk of stroke, concussion.
A system using the SaaS model which automates the operations of financial organizations.
Market Music Technology
A real-time marketing and broadcasting platform that uses AI to tailor media to offline shoppers.
TRIK: a unified robotics platform that makes the creation of smart robots easy, even for non-professionals.
Last mile mobility solutions
Fine powders production using plasma technology.
Step-by-step introduction of a smart environment based on the МТМ Software Hardware System
We combine DNA and microbiome technologies with digital health data.
MedMe is a blockchain-based platform that connects patients, doctors, clinics, medical researchers, Health Medical organizations (HMOs) and health insurance companies.
TRY.FIT finds the best fitting footwear for confident shopping & high conversion rate.
On the margins of Slush Skolkovo will sing memorandums of understanding with the leading Finnish accelerators Maria 01 and Startup Sauna.
About the Skolkovo Foundation
The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 by the Russian government with the objective of accelerating Russia’s transformation from a resource-intensive to an innovation-based economy. To achieve this objective, the Foundation is overseeing the creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Center, composed of more than 1,700 high-tech startups, Skolkovo Technopark, the Skolkovo Institute of Technology (Skoltech) - a new graduate research University established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - and Skolkovo city, located near Moscow. Together, these entities establish a vibrant ecosystem of technology innovation and entrepreneurship. The cumulative revenue of Skolkovo’s startups reached $2,2 billion. They brought in more than $186 million in investment, creating 22,100 jobs and filing over 1,100 patent applications along the way. By 2020 over 2 million square meters of residential and office space will be built in Skolkovo with 35,000 people working daily in the Innovation Center. For more information: http://www.sk.ru/en