The Open University Skolkovo begins selecting the first students
In March and April, students, postgraduates and young scientists from six partner universities of Moscow Skolkovo (HSE, MIPT, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, MISA, Moscow State Technical University, Moscow State University) Will have a unique opportunity to become the first students of the Open University Skolkovo (OpUS).
OpUS — part of the ecosystem innovation center "Skolkovo": the source of students for the future Skolkovo University (Masters and PhD students), the source of interns to partner companies Skolkovo source projects for business incubators. OpUS is not an educational institution does not issue certificates of completion of training, not tied to a particular place.
Mission Skolkovo Open University (OpUS) — free the imagination and creativity of the students, allowing them to move to the cutting edge of science, challenging their world view and ways of thinking. The world’s leading researchers and practitioners will allow students to look beyond the technological frontier, put the most important issues on which there is still no answer.
Five biomedical projects received 540 million rubles from the Fund "Skolkovo"
Five biomedical project "Skolkovo" in 2010 has been allocated 540 million rubles, the director of development and business processes of the cluster "Biological and Medical Technology" Fund "Skolkovo" Roman Bulgarian.
Upon reaching the key points of the first phase of the project and target spending to the end of 2011 they will receive another grant tranche of 420 million rubles, said Bulgarian.
Thus in 2011, plans to bring in these five projects co-investor funds in the amount of about 370 million rubles. In addition, this year the cluster "Biological and Medical Technologies’ plans to provide more grants to 20 projects (other than those for which funding has been allocated in 2010).