IASP 2016: Skolkovo, Waterproof Drones, and Underwater Vehicles, with Albert Efimov, Anastasia Uryasheva and Borris Rozman

In this episode, Audrow Nash and Christina Brester conduct interviews at the 2016 International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation conference in Moscow, Russia. They speak with Alber...
05 March 2017, by and

Strategic acquisitions and long-term R&D investments abound

We have reported 37 equity fundings and 25 acquisitions so far this year. It's not just the car companies searching for talent and innovation in their new Silicon Valley centers. Israel, Russia, China...
19 October 2015, by

Clinical trials begin for Russia’s first medical exoskeleton

Clinical trials of Russia’s first medical exoskeleton have begun in a Moscow hospital, marking the latest step in the Skolkovo-backed innovation’s battle to reach the market....
13 August 2015, by

Alan Turing robot makes its debut at Startup Village 2015

Tho startups from the robotics cluster at Skolkovo — Nanosemantics and Lexy — teamed up with the Russian Neurobotics, to recreate a robotic version of the British computer science pioneer A...
10 July 2015, by

Chinese shopping for global robotics ventures

April has seen Chinese VCs acquiring robotic ventures, buying out competitors, seeking funding to scale up production, and shoring up industry gaps....
30 April 2015, by

Sino-Russian robotics boosted as Skolkovo signs $200M deal with Chinese investment fund

Russia's Skolkovo Foundation and the Chinese Cybernaut Investment Group signed an agreement yesterday in Beijing to create a joint Russian-Chinese business incubator, a robotics accelerator program, ...
22 April 2015, by

Skolkovo conference seeks to jumpstart new areas of expertise for Russian robotics

Part startup/investor mixer, part public showcase, part industry/academic workshop, part hackathon, the Skolkovo International Robotics Conference has its sights on becoming the largest robotics gathe...
27 March 2015, by

Skolkovo International Robotics Conference: ‘A wheel of opportunity’

By David Nowak. On March 20-22, the Hypercube will host Russia’s biggest robotics event, the Skolkovo International Robotics Conference....
13 March 2015, by

Video: Robotics at Skolkovo

See an overview of projects from the Skolkovo robotics cluster....
31 October 2014, by

Proletarian robots getting cheaper to exploit

After laughing uncomfortably at the headline from The Moscow Times reporting about the recent Skolkovo Robotics Conference, I parsed through the wording and found the intended meaning. But that proces...
06 March 2014, by

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