Rusbase, an independent website devoted to technology, business and investment, published a list on Tuesday of the top five most interesting biotech startups in Russia, and all are residents of the Skolkovo Foundation.
A collaborative team of researchers in the Lower Volga area, comprising scientists from the Samara University and medical practitioners from the local Research Institute for Eye Diseases, has developed a new method of preventing postsurgical complications in ophthalmology patients.
Pulsar Venture Capital, a Russian VC fund, has pooled efforts with Ireland’s Guinness Enterprise Center and Enterprise Ireland to launch in Ireland a new business program for Russian IT start-ups and investors, including angel investors.
The sovereign Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has pooled efforts with the Russo-Japanese Investment Fund and a number of sizable Middle East funds in raising $4m for Doctis, a Russian telemedicine service.
Few countries in the world can benefit from telemedicine and the remote diagnosis and monitoring services it offers as much as Russia, with its enormous territory and multitude of sparsely populated and hard to reach areas.
Russia ranked 40th among 63 countries in the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2018, the U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC) reported, citing IMD data.