A special business incubator opened earlier this spring in the Nizhny Novgorod region. According to Acting Vice Governor of the NN region Evgeny Lyulin, the incubator “will offer a full cycle of social project support from the ground up and until fruition.”
Having conquered Russia, China, the U.S. and about a dozen other countries, Skolkovo resident company Promobot has sent its first robot to Australia, where the friendly promotional robot is currently taking part in the Commonwealth Games.
The Skolkovo Foundation was named Russia’s best centre of excellence in blockchain technologies, and one of the foundation’s resident startups, TVzavr, won the Blockchain Economy prize at the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain (RACIB) awards this week.
SKYF, a Russian developer of cargo drones, is entering the Japanese market, citing a cooperation agreement inked recently between the Russian company and Carceil Inc., an aerospace consultancy in Japan.
The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), aka Phystech, one of Russia’s top technology universities, is launching its Phystech.Start business incubator this month to support young tech developers.
Russia’s state banking giant Sberbank is planning to build a residential district to house 1,600 of its employees inside the Skolkovo innovation city, the bank’s press service confirmed to TASS news agency.
Yandex, the NASDAQ-listed Russian search giant, and Uber announced today the completion of the merger of their respective ride-sharing and food delivery businesses in Russia and neighboring countries, EWDN reported.