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South Korean startups parachute in to Skolkovo for soft landing
The Skolkovo innovation city could soon be welcoming its first resident startups from South Korea, if applications from four companies currently taking part in a soft landing programme here are successful...
The biggest energy challenges facing humanity
Janusz Bialek and Ksenia Letova of the Skoltech Center for Energy Systems are quoted in this BBC article on the future of energy. Every day, our species chews its way through more than a million terajoules...
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Portable 3D printer builds a tiny house for a tiny price
Skolkovo resident Apis Cor, which recently printed a house in Russia for just $10,000, has been featured on the New Atlas tech website. The house was built using a 3D printer in just 24 hours, amid the...
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Panasonic to launch pilot hi-tech agricultural project at Skolkovo
Japan’s Panasonic Corporation may be primarily associated in the public mind with consumer electronics, but in some parts of the world, it is selling a very different kind of product: vegetables...
5 Skolkovo startups making life easier for Russian drivers
We all know that cars are getting smarter, and driverless cars are looming on the horizon. The day may not be too far off when we can just summon a driverless car, hop in and relax, leaving the car to...
Russian startups race to meet renewable energy targets
Russia’s wealth of fossil fuel resources has inevitably made it easy for the country to ignore renewable energy sources (RES). In recent years, however, several government initiatives have been launched...
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...
Fashion of the future: Skolkovo startups present innovations at Russian fashion week
Amid the hazardous hairstyles and improbable outfits on display at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia last week, it was hard to stand out. But in one of the cavernous rooms of Moscow’s Manezh...
3D printer for building houses, fintech app win prizes at Startup of the Year awards
Skolkovo startups won two out of four categories at the Startup of the Year awards at Moscow’s Digital October centre on Wednesday. Koshelek (CardsMobile), an app that allows users to compile all...
Skolkovo startup, Skoltech sign deals at Russian Investment Forum
Skolkovo resident startup GeoSteering Technologies, the maker of “smart drilling” software for use at oil and gas production facilities, signed an agreement with the government of the Tyumen...
Skolkovo innovation city taking final shape, Vekselberg says at Davos
Skolkovo is taking on its final shape as an innovation city, its president Victor Vekselberg said at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday. Skolkovo Foundation president Victor Vekselberg spoke...
Michelin, Auchan hunt for Russian tech talent at Skolkovo
Representatives of French corporate giants Michelin and Auchan visited the Skolkovo innovation centre on Tuesday to meet with Russian startups that could help them to keep their businesses innovative in...
Iran’s Azad University to open R&D centre at Skolkovo
Iran’s Islamic Azad University will set up an R&D centre at the Skolkovo innovation centre next year, the two sides agreed at the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation...
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...
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