The Skolkovo Foundation signed a strategic business cooperation agreement with the Russian division of Japan’s Panasonic Corporation during a state visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to the island nation on Friday.
BaseALT SPO, a company created by a group of developers headed by Alexey Novodvorsky, has received 100 million rubles (nearly $1.6 million at the current exchange rate) to develop new Linux enterprise class operating systems.
A company working on creating food for prawns from algae has been awarded five million rubles ($82,000) by the Skolkovo Foundation, making it the first startup working in agriculture to receive a mini-grant from the foundation.
ExoAtlet, a Skolkovo resident that makes medical exoskeletons that enable disabled people to walk again, won the RBC media group’s award for the Breakthrough of the Year in an awards ceremony in Moscow on Tuesday evening.
Researchers at the Lobachevsky University (UNN) in Nizhny Novgorod, in Russia’s mid-Volga area, are developing multifunctional nanodimensional therapeutic agents based on protein toxins and beta emitters for combinatory cancer treatment.