This year Rosneft, Russia’s largest government-owned oil company, was one of the key customers for technologies that come from a government fund called National Intellectual Development, aka Innopraktika.
Scientists at Russia’s Higher School of Economics (HSE) conducted in-depth research covering a period between 2000 and 2016, and found that government coffers remain the largest source of funding for R&D in Russia, while the share of involvement from private business is shrinking.
Scientists at the Perm State University (PSNRU) in the West Urals have developed an intelligent cardiovascular diseases diagnostics and prognostication system built on advanced artificial neural networks (ANNs).
Sputnix, a resident startup of the Skolkovo Foundation that makes hi-tech microsatellite components and services, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFA) on educational scientific work to create and operate small spacecraft and related systems.
Russian scientists at Moscow-based Phystech (MIPT), a leading technology university, in partnership with their Korean colleagues earlier this year developed a new method which is expected to help create a promising new type of non-volatile memory.