April 23, 2013 the Fund "Skolkovo" and aerospace cluster "Pegasus" in the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur (France) in the presence of French Ambassador to Russia Jean de Gliniasty signed a framework agreement on cooperation between the main players in the market of innovation of the two countries.
Aerospace cluster "Pegasus" and the Fund "Skolkovo" define a common approach that will enable the parties to move quickly to implement joint innovation projects. This cooperation is in the general context of close relations between France and Russia, which contribute to the implementation of projects.
"The French aerospace industry — a long-standing and reliable partner of Russian companies — says the director of development space cluster Fund" Skolkovo "Dmitry Paison, who signed the document with the Russian side. — The role of the French sputnikostroiteley in joint ventures with the Russians, a long tradition of co-operation — the instrument makers and research scientists of space. First in-depth integration with the "Pegasus", and then — with the other French territorial clusters, Skolkovo will take an active and constructive part in this work. "
A confluence of ideas introduced by experienced professionals from different countries, will give impetus to the development of innovation and broaden the horizons of technological progress Russia and France, according to a press release of the Fund "Skolkovo".