Russia's Skolkovo innovation center unaffected by sanctions, geopolitics

October 29, 2015 5:38 am 

MOSCOW, Oct. 28 — Pekka Viljakainen underlined that US and European investors were involved in multiple Skolkovo-led projects.

Skolkovo university, Skoltech, was established in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and additional higher education institutions are slated to collaborate with Skoltech in the near future, including Finnish and German universities, Viljakainen added.

Moscow is hosting the Open Innovations Forum with the support of Skolkovo Foundation from October 28 to November 1.

The Skolkovo Innovation Center project was launched in 2010 with the aim of modernizing the Russian economy and increasing the manufacturing base for high-tech products. (PNA/Sputnik)

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