Russian innovation center "Skolkovo" opened yesterday an office in Silicon Valley (USA), together with "RUSNANO" and Russian Venture Company (RVC).
On the American side of the key partners were Skolkovo Boeing, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The new Russian Innovation Center will serve as the representative office of the three organizations in the United States. It will promote and coordinate high-tech partnerships and scientific cooperation in the field of information technology, biomedicine, energy, nanotechnology, nuclear energy and aerospace research. The center will build links between leading Russian and American companies, venture capital funds, scientific and academic institutions.
Skolkovo is also willing to cooperate with companies from Europe and Asia. At the moment among global corporations that invest in Skolkovo, names such as Alstom, Bouygues, EADS, Nokia, Philips, Siemens and TATA.