The founder and director of Skolkovo resident startup RRT Global, a developer of oil refining technology, has been included in a list of the world’s top five most promising engineers by Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.
The Skolkovo Foundation has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the multinational pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca to carry out joint scientific research and educational activities in Russia.
ExoAtlet, a Skolkovo resident startup that makes medical exoskeletons that enable wheelchair-users to walk again, has obtained certification of its product in South Korea, meaning its exoskeletons can be purchased by rehabilitation clinics and individual users around the country. Korea …
Lanit Ventures, a $10m VC fund set up last year by Lanit, one of Russia’s oldest systems integrators which has been in business since 1989, is actively supporting start-up teams already, portal Firrma.ru reported.
Mail.ru Group, one of Russia’s leading Internet holding companies, has unveiled plans to invest about $100m in game developers and publishers across the globe in a two-year period, Firrma.ru reported, citing Mail.ru information.
Traditionally, Russian business in Latin America may have revolved around two products – importing bananas and flowers – but as the governments of Mexico and Ecuador open up their lucrative oil and gas industries to foreign companies, Russia’s innovative startups are hoping to win a slice of the market with their hi-tech solutions.