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  1. 1. media kit Transforming Tomorrow. Today.
  2. 2. Table of contentsWho we are 3What? Why? Where? 4The Skolkovo Innovation Centre 5The Clusters: A Biomedical 6 7 B Energy 8 9 C It 10 11 D Nuclear 12 13 E Space 14 15Sktech 16Technopark 17Innovation city 18Partners 19Investor relations 20The People 21 22 A Board of directors B Board of trustees C Skolkovo foundation council D Scientific advisory council E Administration F Town planning board 23 24Biographies
  3. 3. “MIT and SkTech, working With 3 Nobel Prize Laureates, overtogether, aim to create a newmodel for graduate education 310 companies and start-ups, $1.5 billionand research in science andtechnology.” annual budget,world-renowned scientists,Susan Hockfield the Skolkovo Innovation Centre is toPresident MIT become Russia’s largest innovation project and a new global technology hub.The Skolkovo Foundation has an ambitious goal to turn cutting-edge Cityresearch into world-class products, by creating a multibillion dollarunique global hub and innovation centre, an ecosystem of entrepreneurs Skolkovo is more than a science or technology park: it is a full-fledged city thatand talents. aspires to be an open-source blueprint for future cities. We are applying the latest cutting-edge solutions in eco-efficiency and urban design to ensure optimal condi-Our journey began in 2010, as Russia recognised the need to modernise its economy tions for research and business, work and relaxation, and an aesthetically appealingand decrease its dependence on oil and gas. The Skolkovo Innovation Centre is urban environment.designed to meet that challenge and realise the potential of Russia’s extraordinarywealth of human capital, retaining and attracting Russian and international talent Every effort is being made to ensure its 26,000+ residents’ well-being. The 4km2and building a knowledge economy that offers a long-lasting legacy to Russian city will enjoy excellent transport and infrastructure facilities including a congresscitizens and the world. centre, schools, medical and recreational facilities. In 2011 alone, $170 million was spent on construction and the first stage is due for completion in 2014.Skolkovo Innovation Centre Investor Relations & PartnersThe Skolkovo Innovation Centre will be made of 4 components, each interacting withone another to boost and improve cooperation and networking: 5 research clusters, We offer partners an outstanding concentration of human, intellectual and financiala technopark, a university and a city. capital within a fast-growing network of technology, financial and infrastructure partners.Clusters Major corporations have already recognised the benefits; including Boeing, Cisco,Skolkovo endeavours to discover solutions to real-world challenges through five EADS, GE, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Intel, Nokia, SAP, and Siemens. Agreements forunique talent-driven “clusters” (IT, Biomedical, Energy, Nuclear and Space & Tele the creation of 12 corporate research and development centres have already beencommunications), each already active and headed by outstanding scientists. signed involving 1100+ researchers and a total budget of $420 million.Entrepreneurs and scientists work side-by-side developing creative ideas fromresearch to product development, from start-up to major business operation. The long-term aim is that public/private funding ratio will be 50/50. Already, 19 venture funds have agreed to $230 million of investment. Skolkovo provides foreign310 innovation focused companies have joined these clusters after being selected partners with numerous benefits including attractive tax and legal status, coopera-through a competitive process. They benefit from research grants of between tion with Russian science facilities and specialists.$50,000 and $10 million. $150 million has already been granted. We invite you to join us in this historic opportunity and help build a brighter futureTechnopark for Russia and the whole world.The Technopark will host world-class infrastructure, resources and business support.It will provide a full range of business services: incubation, intellectual property “There is a great experiment going onprotection, investor relations, access to venture funds, and much more besides. here in Russia right now, Russia has a greatOur Technopark is fully integrated in the global innovation community, through history of mathematical education and scientificmembership of Technopark-Alliance. research, but not such a great history of commercialization of the research. I’m veryUniversity interested in what it takes to turn Russia into an innovative country.”The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (SkTech) will offer exceptionalMasters and PhD programmes in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Craig BarrettTechnology (MIT). This non-governmental post-graduate school was established to Former Intel CEOnurture the future community of talents needed to build our legacy. By 2014, SkTech co-Chairman, Skolkovo Foundation Councilwill be home to over 1,200 students, 300 PhD scholars and 200 professors. 3
  4. 4. Who? What? Why? Where?The Skolkovo Foundation has a dual function: to help transform Russia into aninnovation-based economy and to reinforce that economy’s integration into theglobal network of talent. The creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre by 2014represents the essential element to achieving these objectives. The Centre isdesigned to become a unique global ecosystem of academics, entrepreneurs,scientists and corporations who will turn cutting-edge research and scientificknowledge into marketable goods, services and business opportunities.Skolkovo’s mission is to become a platform where the world’s leading scientists andentrepreneurs can meet, develop, share ideas and foster innovation that contributesto solving the world’s major problems. Skolkovo reflects the belief that “ideas knowno borders,” so it is striving to bring together the greatest brains from both Russiaand foreign countries to create a distinctive environment to boost creativity andinnovation. It has the ambition to play a role in shaping innovation leaders of thefuture. Our goals are: 11 To provide the conditions for Russian talent to develop. The Skolkovo Innovation Centre will select and provide access for gifted young people to contemporary knowledge and best practices worldwide. We firmly believe that personal success can be achieved through knowledge, creative thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit. 11 To develop globally competitive products and services derived from cutting-edge science carried out in a socially responsible manner. It is hoped that Skolkovo will become a magnet to attract advanced research & development projects from around the world. 11 To build global innovation-intensive and Russian companies. The Skolkovo Innovation Centre will transform research and development projects into marketable products, technology and services. — Skolkovo is a community of talents working together to make innovation work. Join our community to help leverage innovation into solving some of the world‘s biggest challenges! 4
  5. 5. The Skolkovo Innovation CentreThe Skolkovo Innovation Centre forms the heart of theSkolkovo ecosystem. It is here that state-of-the-artfacilities will be created to conduct advanced researchand development that transforms scientific resultsinto commercially viable products and services thatcompete on the global market.CLUSTERS INNOVATION CITYSkolkovo will house five strategic research clusters mandated to develop products Skolkovo is a laboratory for future cities where new innovative solutions in energyand services that will make a real difference in dealing with tomorrow’s challenges. efficiency and urban development will be tested and implemented. Located in theEach cluster is already operational and headed by outstanding scientists. Skolkovo’s outskirts of Moscow, our “Innovation City” is a one-o- a-kind model which combinesclusters represent ecosystems of excellence where scientists and entrepreneurs an environmental friendly infrastructure with a design that boosts human hand-in-hand to transform knowledge and research into technology, productsand services. Biomedical Energy Nuclear Space ItUNIVERSITY TECHNOPARKThe Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (SkTech), is a non-governmental The Technopark will host the newest and most advanced facilities, equipment,post-graduate school which will offer Masters and PhD programmes in partnership infrastructure and services to support the Skolkovo ecosystem in its objective towith the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). make innovation work. 5
  6. 6. ClusterBiomedical BiomedicalRussia has more physicians, hospitals and health care workers per capita At the same time it seeks to commercialise the innovations and to build a network/than any other country in the world, but both its medical research and ecosystem of excellence tapping into expertise from around the world.native pharmaceutical market are underdeveloped. The Biomedical Clus-ter is designed to help transform Russia’s pharmaceutical market into a To accomplish this mission, the cluster has identified R&D priorities that not only$31.25 billion industry by 2015 by attracting the biggest names in medical reflect the global context, but also are informed by the standards of best practice inresearch. leading scientific centres around the world. Thus, our cluster will prioritise the following sectors of activity:By fostering an ecosystem of excellence around biotechnology and medical technol-ogy, the Skolkovo Innovation Centre’s Biomedical Cluster has put in motion a process 11 Clinical medicine & healthcarethat aspires to build global market leaders in the life sciences industry. This cluster of 11 Biomedical & life sciencesinternationally leading scientists using the latest facilities and techniques will enable 11 Bioinformatics, andus to produce cutting-edge research that leads to innovative technologies, instru- 11 Industrial biotechnologiesments and services that will help improve the quality of healthcare worldwide. The cluster will not only design and carry out innovative research within theseGlobal Context categories, but it will also oversee the entire commercialisation process to transform technology from the laboratory into marketable world class goods and services.Russia, as elsewhere in the industrialised world, is facing the challenge of anageing population that is putting increasing pressure on both public spending and Community of talentthe quality of healthcare – and this despite Russia having more physicians, hospitalsand health care workers per capita than any other country in the world. But Russia’s The Biomedical Cluster brings leading international and Russian scientists togetherbiomedical industry accounts for only 0.2% of the world market and many Russian with entrepreneurs and venture capital funds. Cluster partners will have at theircompanies currently need to conduct their research abroad. disposal an array of cutting-edge equipment, infrastructure and business services. 90 companies including Johnson & Johnson and its pharmaceutical branchChallenges & priorities Janssen Pharmaceutica and Immunotech Developments have already joined the cluster which each week receives additional applications for corporate participation.To meet the challenges and reinforce Russia’s global performance in the sector, theBiomedical Cluster aspires to create a global research hub in Skolkovo to developnew and innovative solutions to current and future health challenges. 6
  7. 7. Our cluster is also rapidly developing strategic partnerships with leading universities We also have strong support from a wide variety of public and private partners withinand research institutes around the world. This truly global network includes; the Russian Federation. The Ministry of Health and Social Development, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Economic Development number among 11 Harvard Medical School our partners as do major players from Russia’s biomedical industry including RVC, 11 Tel Aviv University RUSNANO and EMBL. It is through the construction of this dynamic ecosystem of 11 Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Russian and international companies, universities and public bodies that we can truly 11 King’s College London achieve our vision and form a global innovation hub.Leading the way “Thanks to support from the Skolkovo Fund we can continue working at anProf Igor Goryanin is the Executive Director of the Biomedical cluster. In addition to even higher intensity on creating newhis role in Skolkovo, Prof Goryanin holds the Henrik Kacser Chair in Computational medicines to treat serious, previouslySystems Biology at the University of Edinburgh and heads the Laboratory of Biological untreatable diseases, and prolongSystems, at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (Japan). Prof Goryanin human life and increase its quality atis well acquainted with working at the global level with international teams, havingled several high profile international collaborations with research groups across any age, including very old age.”Europe, China, Japan and the USA. Prof Goryanin also has the commercial and Aleksander Kovalenkoentrepreneurial background essential to ensure the cluster’s success, havingco-founded and led Biobank Inc., Russia. CEO, Institute of Biological Medicine 7
  8. 8. ClusterEnergy Efficiency Energy Biomedical$80 billion a year could be saved and primary energy consumption Challenges and Prioritiesreduced by 45% through increased energy efficiency in Russia. Thecountry may have among the largest energy reserves in the world, By promoting upgrades and innovation throughout Russia’s energy sector,but the potential for energy savings is too big to ignore. The Energy our cluster aspires to transform it into a 21st century model of excellence.Efficiency Cluster will create the innovation to improve Russia’s Our cluster’s innovation will involve the introduction of new, breakthroughcompetitiveness and lower carbon emissions. technological solutions aimed at reducing energy consumption by industrial enterprises, housing, public utilities and municipal infrastructure.The Energy Efficiency Cluster sets Russia’s sights on improving its record of The cluster’s main objectives are to:energy efficiency by developing cutting-edge technolo gies that transformthe entire energy chain into creating more energy from fewer resources. 1. Strengthen those sectors which have an existing competitive advantage;Fulfilling this objective could reduce primary energy consumption by 45% 2. Close the gap with other economically advanced countries;and thus improve Russia’s competitiveness and lower carbon emissions. 3. Maintain competitiveness; Russia must remain at the forefront of global energy and innovation trends.Global Context In order to fulfill these ambitions, our cluster will focus on the key techno-The potential for making Russia and its economy more energy efficient is logical developments and innovations in energy generation, electricity trans-enormous. Current levels of heat losses in Russia represent five times those mission, heat transmission, domestic energy efficiency, industrial energyof Western Europe, while the loss of energy in the generation, transmission efficiency, and finally “green energy”.and distribution of electricity represents 17% of total consumption com-pared to 11% in both the EU and the U.S.. Closing this gap will save Russiaan estimated 433 million tons of fuel by 2020, make its economy morecompetitive and lower carbon emissions. 8
  9. 9. A Community of Talent Our cluster forms an international community – a global ecosystem – of 11 BP Russia has agreed to co-fund a 3-5 year $14 million research outstanding researchers and entrepreneurs, each expert in their field. To- programme to be carried out by Imperial College London and the gether they develop creative ideas and take innovation from the research Boreskov Institute of Catalysis. The partnership will focus on improving laboratory to product development. The community is growing fast and today efficiency in the use and recovery of thermal energy in the oil and gas more than 80 companies have joined, with many more applying. Partners industry, with a particular emphasis on refining processes. will benefit from grants of between $50,000 to $10 million, cutting-edge 11 An alliance with the Materials Science & Metallurgy Department at facilities and the support of some of the most renowned research institutes University of Cambridge will pioneer a new generation of energy-efficient and the world’s top innovation-based corporations. Some of the key strategic technologies based on a new breed of super-materials. partnerships already formed include:  Leading the Way “The agreement, initiated by the Skolkovo Foundation, is setting anAs the Executive Director, Vasily Belov heads the Energy Efficiency Cluster. Prior to extremely important exampletaking up this position, Mr Belov worked in industry with RUSAL, consulted forMcKinsey and in November 2009 became a member of the “Energy Efficiency” (including for Russian companies) ofworking group of the Committee on Modernization and Technological Development support, provided to fundamentalset up by the President of the Russian Federation. In this working group Mr Belov research and innovation by leadingspecialised in energy saving and energy efficiency, investments, innovations and international corporations”public-private partnership. Valentin Parmon Director, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis 9
  10. 10. The clustersIT It BiomedicalRussia’s IT market will surprise you. Growing at around 20% a year and Challenges and Prioritiesworth $16 billion, national champions such as Yandex hold their ownagainst Google and companies like Kaspersky are household names. The IT Cluster’s mission is to create a unique ecosystem of researchers, entrepreneursSkolkovo is supporting the next generation of IT innovation and start- and venture capitalists for not only the development, but also the commercialisation ofups, in partnership with Cisco, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, SAP and many more. IT innovations. To accomplish this mission, the cluster’s three priorities are to:As the printing press empowered Renaissance thinkers and the steam engine led 1. Concentrate resources and IT expertise into a single global innovation ecosystem;to the Industrial Revolution, so too are digital technologies, particularly software, 2. Train a new generation of young scientists and IT managers; andtransforming our economies at local, national and global level. IT technologies are 3. Encourage the development of innovative IT infrastructure in key sectors the central drivers of global productivity, growth and innovation and are essential of the economy.for sharing knowledge across both sectors and borders. As such, the SkolkovoFoundation has put the IT Cluster at the very heart of its activities to harness the Under these three horizontal priorities, the cluster will concentrate its R&D on specificbenefits of IT for both the Russian and global economies. The cluster is designed to areas within the sector, notably:create a dynamic ecosystem for the development and commercialisation of ITinnovations in Russia with a special focus on support for start-up companies. 11 Next generation multimedia search engines; 11 New methods of data storage, processing and transfer;Global Context 11 Mobile applications including development and commercialization of cross-platform applications for smart phones and tablet devices;In the past decade the world’s most important and innovative IT companies have 11 Web X.0 and new standards for WWW development;opened up dozens of R&D centres and Russia is an increasingly popular destination for 11 IT in medicine and healthcare involving hardware-software solutions outsourcing software development. National champions such as and Yandex for telemedicine.are rising to global prominence and the country’s software exports are third onlyto India and China. Meanwhile, venture capital funds, such as DST, are integratingthe sector into the global economy. The sector’s double digit growth is sustained byboth government and private sector support. With its strong telecommunicationsinfrastructure and continued growth in outsourcing to Russia, the country’sprominence as a global IT hub is set to grow. 10
  11. 11. Community of TalentWorking with private, public and educational institutions, the IT Cluster is rapidly developing In addition, Skolkovo has access to IT insight and guidance from key playerspartnerships across the globe. It currently operates more than 100 projects of varying across the globe. Members of the Skolkovo Foundation Council include IT leadersgeography, size, duration and focus involving more than $30 million in grants to such as Esko Aho, Executive Vice President of Nokia, John Chambers, Chairmanaspiring IT start-ups and projects. The projects include: SAP and Cisco Systems will and CEO of Cisco, and Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google.construct research centres in Skolkovo; 11 IBM will establish a Science and Technology Centre employing up to 170 technical staff by the end of 2012; 11 Since 2010, a Microsoft Seed Financing fund has operated in collaboration with Skolkovo, providing support for innovative start-ups. The Fund has already supported six Russian projects with $410,000; 11 Strategic partnerships have been formed with educational facilities across the world, including the University of Cambridge, (MIT) and Imperial College London.Leading the way “Russia is a strategically important country in the world arena, a centre of innovation, economicAs Executive Director of the IT Cluster, Alexander Turkot is responsible for the initiation of growth and entrepreneurial talent. We are proud ofall IT projects at Skolkovo. Previously, he had a varied career in internationalbusiness, leading IT projects in the U.S., Japan, Switzerland, South Africa, Israel and our investment in the development of innovativeFrance and founding start-up companies in Israel, the U.S. and Europe. He has over Russian business, especially in support of10 years of experience in consulting various venture funds and private investors in start-ups. Today we are happy to announce thethe IT and telecom fields. Most recently in 2007 he set up a partnership with News expansion of the program for new RussianCorporation to create Fox Interactive Media - MySpace Russia, where he was CEO companies, the latest milestone in our partnershipand managing partner. with the Skolkovo Foundation.” — November 2011 Kevin Turner Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft 11
  12. 12. ClusterNuclear Nuclear BiomedicalNuclear energy not only produces 14% of the world’s electricity (16% of Russia’s), Challenges and Prioritiesbut nuclear technologies also enhance our everyday lives. Radioisotopes andradiation have many applications in agriculture, medicine, industry and research. Research and development of nuclear technology is a key to achieving an innovativeThe Nuclear Technologies Cluster will build on Russia’s expertise in this field and leadership position in many existing and emerging markets. The goal of this cluster isharness these advances for the benefit of us all. not only to enhance the competitiveness of nuclear power markets, but also to foster the creation of new breakthrough technologies and products.Russia is a world leader in fast neutron reactor technology, and maintaining thatlead is a Russian policy and economic priority. Our Nuclear Technologies Cluster will For example, one of the most important developments in the nuclear industry hashelp to fulfil that objective by building on a strong legacy of excellence from Russia’s been in the area of radiation control and magnetic fields (radiation technology). ThisSoviet past, but also by promoting innovation through investment and the attraction group of technologies has led to the design and manufacture of a wide range ofof international talent – essential tools for consolidating Russia’s global leadership equipment Our ecosystem of leading international scientists and entrepreneurs arein nuclear technologies. working on additional innovations and broadening their applications.Global Nuclear TechnologyDue to its broad applications, the development of innovative nuclear technologyrepresents a key to both global industrial competitiveness and maintaining defencecapabilities. Indeed, growing demand for nuclear technology in new and emergingmarkets, includes, but extends well beyond the energy sector. Today these technologiesand equipment are fundamental to innovation in a growing list of non-energy andnon-military markets. Among the fastest-growing markets are those for nuclearmedicine, sterilisation and disinfection, safety and non-destructive testing, ecologyand water treatment, and mining and processing of mineral resources. 12
  13. 13. A Community of Talent This cluster is managed by an exceptional team whose members have major back-This cluster brings together the necessary expertise and infrastructure to foster grounds in nuclear science. The expert board already includes over 70 worldhighly innovative and multi-disciplinary research and development in nuclear tech- renowned Russian and foreign experts and is constantly expanding.nology. Partners of the Nuclear Technologies Cluster and the Skolkovo InnovationCentre have the unique opportunity to join forces in both a scientifically and Leading the wayfinancially attractive environment (including tax incentives and up to $10 million in grants). As Executive Director of the Nuclear Technologies Cluster, Dennis Kovalevich brings aMajor global companies including Siemens and Rosatom have already demon- wealth of experience to his role. He has developed strategies for the Volga Federal District;strated their interest in this cluster by forming strategic partnerships. Today more designed a pilot innovation system near Moscow; organised the development and re-than 250 enterprises and scientific institutions, including the entire Russian form programs of Russia’s nuclear industry, and finally since 2009, he has coordinatedcivil nuclear sector are participating in cluster activities. Together with the many the work of Rosatom within the Russian Federation’s Commission for Modernizationprestigious universities, such as MIT, they support the growing number of companies and Technological Development. He is an expert in development strategy, and hasactive within the cluster. worked in both the energy efficiency and medicine working groups of the Commission. “They’ve got a great reputation in the fields ofparticle acceleration, materials research, andmathematics,” Particle accelerators are used tofight tumours with radiation therapy, for example.Researchers plan to make the devices smallerand more powerful. “That would be a major stepin medical technology.”Dr Oliver HeidHead, Siemens Healthcare Technology and Concepts (HTC) 13
  14. 14. ClusterSpace &Telecommunications Space BiomedicalFor over half a century, Russia has been a leader in space exploration, Challenges & prioritiesparticipating in the International Space Station (ISS) and currentlyresponsible for over 40% of global space launches. The Space Technology To renew Russia’s leading position in the space industry, the ST&T Cluster willand Telecommunication (ST&T) Cluster will build on this legacy to produce address the remaining and vast potential for increased productivity and expansiona new generation of space and telecommunication technologies. into new markets. For instance, output per Russian space industry employee is currently $14,800 per year, which is 33 times lower than in the U.S.. The ST&TWith a global market worth more than $300 billion annually, the ultimate goal for Cluster aims to create the conditions necessary to achieve this potential, raisingthe ST&T Cluster is to better position Russian companies in this growing market by investments and bringing international and Russian researchers together in a singlereaffirming Russia’s role as a global generator of space research and development. global hub - Skolkovo. The cluster aims to boost Russia’s share in key sectors,To achieve this objective our cluster will rely not only on Russia’s legacy in space notably in satellite communications, earth-remote sensing data and navigationresearch and design, but also by developing a unique ecosystem of leading Russian equipment and services. In addition, Russia’s traditional space industry will alsoand international scientists and entrepreneurs who take laboratory research and receive strong support to increase the number of satellites and to develop a newinnovation to the market with commercial products and services. generation of rocket carriers that ensure low-cost space transportation.Global Context Finally, the ST&T Cluster aspires to make Russia a leading provider of the wide range of telecommunications and navigation sector services required for GLONASS/GPSCurrently, only Russia, the U.S. and China have their own global navigation satellite systems, Europe’s nascent Galileo navigation system and China’s, and Russia ranks first in the world for launching services. Nevertheless,Russian space activity has stagnated, and as new players enter the market, Russiamust renew its leadership. Within the next 5 years, China will not only launch aheavy-duty carrier vehicle, but it will also create its own orbital space station; VirginGalactic will introduce the first commercial space flight and a decision must bemade about a replacement for the ISS. The ST&T cluster intends to develop Russia’sresponse to these initiatives and to make its contribution to the global industry byaddressing the challenges of space travel and by mobilising institutions and regula-tory bodies. 14
  15. 15. Community of talent 11 Biosphere TNK with a project on aerospace monitoring to ensure the integrity of gas and oil pipelines;Our cluster forms an international community and global ecosystem of outstanding 11 Geodesic Systems is to support the construction of land infrastructure for researchers and entrepreneurs. Together they are working to develop creative ideas GLONASS/GPS navigation systems;and innovation that take laboratory research to the marketplace. The community is 11 ISTA, a trade organisation which promotes the development of a commercial growing fast and today 49 innovative companies in the space technologies and space industry, will create a specialised centre for the development of telecommunications sector have joined, with many more applying. They will benefit suborbital space technologies.from grants of between $50,000 to $10 million, cutting-edge facilities and the supportof some of the most renowned research institutes and the world’s top innovation-based Designed to provide a new platform for both Russian and international innovators, ourcorporations. Some of our partnerships include: cluster has already initiated promising projects. We have plans to further explore the Moon and the planets of the Solar System!Leading the way “The Skolkovo Foundation’s SpaceAs Executive Director, Sergey Zhukov, leads the ST&T Cluster. Prior to joining Skolkovo, Technology and TelecommunicationsMr Zhukov headed the Interdisciplinary Innovation Centre of the Military Industrial Cluster will not only allow thousandsComplex (OPK). Previously he had worked with Energia Rocket and Space Corporation, of people to implement their dream ofwhere he supervised research in astrophysics and radiobiology aboard the Mir space a spaceflight. It will also contribute tostation. He also was deputy head of a cosmonautics working group affiliated with the accelerate mankind’s technologicalRussian government, which secured the establishment of the Russian space agency aswell as the adoption of laws regulating space issues. Mr Zhukov is also President of the development”Moscow Space Club and since 2003, is a member of the Russian Cosmonaut Corps. Sergey Zhukov Executive Director, ST&T Cluster 15
  16. 16. SkTechEducation and research are the foundation to making innovation work, so the SkolkovoInnovation Centre will have at its core, a major new university, the Skolkovo Institute “MIT and SkTech working togetherof Science and Technology (SkTech). Established on 26 October 2011 in partner- aim to create a new model forship with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), SkTech aims to break new graduate education and research inground in bringing together Russian, US and global research and technology teams science and technology”– and in integrating teaching, research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Susan HockfieldThe mission of the SkTech is to educate students, advance knowledge, and President MITfoster technological innovation to address critical challenges facing Russiaand the world.Designed by the leading Swiss architectsl Herzog & de Meuron, SkTech will beorganised around multidisciplinary technological challenges, which reflect theSkolkovo cluster structure, rather than traditional academic disciplines. The new “The relationship between SkTechinstitution will offer Masters degrees and PhDs focused on specialised research areas: and MIT will be good not only for Russia: we are convinced it will be Biomedical science and technology Biomedical good for the worldwide community of scholars, research and innovation. Energy science and technology Energy Humanity today faces problems of great complexity and urgency. We aim It IT science and technology to attract outstanding faculty, students and researchers to SkTech. Nuclear science and technology Nuclear This superb talent will work with other leading universities and Space science and technology institutes in Russia and throughout Space the world, united in the mission of sharing knowledge and research toResearch centres under the SkTech organisational umbrella will be multi-disciplinaryand multi-institutional. In each centre, faculty, researchers and students from one or make an impact”.more Russian universities will collaborate with their counterparts from universities Viktor Vekselbergoutside Russia. President, Skolkovo FoundationSkTech is a new model of post-graduate institution which puts entrepreneurship atthe very centre of its activities and objectives. In fact, SkTech – assisted by MIT – willhave its own Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI); the Centre willintegrate education, research and training in entrepreneurship and innovation.The first research centres at SkTech will start work in 2012 when SkTech will alsoopen its doors. In 2013 a pilot educational programme will be launched and by 2014,SkTech will have over 1200 students, 300 postdoctoral scholars and 200 professors.Mr Edward Crawley (MIT Ford Professor of Engineering) will be the school’s firstPresident. 16
  17. 17. TechnoparkAt the heart of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre lies its unique Technopark designed tohelp Skolkovo researchers and innovators achieve their objectives by providing themwith the newest and most advanced facilities, equipment, infrastructure and services.The mission of the Technopark is to facilitate the task of the Skolkovoecosystem to turn research and innovation into globally competitiveproducts, technologies and services – to turn innovators into leadingplayers on the global market.The main features of Skolkovo Technopark will include access to: 11 Research equipment owned either by the Skolkovo Innovation Centre or external partners; 11 Scientific and technological expertise at SkTech and other partner academic and research institutes; 11 Skolkovo venture capital funds, and the Russian and international investment communities; 11 Full range of services related to business incubation (consulting, coaching, facilitation in organisation and support of key management procedures and business processes, etc.); 11 Legal and commercial services related to intellectual property protection; 11 Support to help partner companies build and sustain investment relations at international level; 11 Support for the preparation of public tenders; 11 Through Skolkovo’s membership in the international Technopark-Alliance, member companies will be fully integrated into a network of global innovators (including participation in technological chains, access to international expertise and foreign markets, exchange of experience and ideas). — The mission of the Technopark is to facilitate the task of the SkolkovoCooperation with Technopark Zurich ecosystem to turn research and innovation into globally competitiveSkolkovo Technopark is set to conclude a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with for products, technologies and services – tothe design and launch of an operational model for Skolkovo based on Technopark turn innovators into leading players onZurich, a globally recognised best practice example of a successful Technopark. the global market. 17
  18. 18. Innovation CitySkolkovo will serve as a laboratory for the design and operation of futurecities where innovative solutions in the construction of the urban environmentwill be tested in practice, including solutions directly developed by theSkolkovo Innovation Centre.In the design of this new city, every effort is being made to ensure the well-beingof the planned 26,000+ residents. The 4km2 town will benefit from excellenttransport and infrastructure facilities including a congress centre, schools, medicaland recreational facilities. Skolkovo city will be an energy efficient city, with low orzero emissions of harmful substances. Some of our buildings will even generatemore energy than they consume.The city is designed as a chain of compact districts integrated into the landscapewith each benefitting from all necessary infrastructures for work and daily life. Thisnew urban planning model combines respect for the environment with a design toboost creativity and foster innovation.To realise this vision, in 2011 alone, $170 million was spent on construction; the — Skolkovo will serve as a laboratoryfirst stage of the town is due for completion in 2014. The city’s revolutionary master for the design and operation of futureplan was awarded to French company AREP, engineering company SETEC and to the cities where innovative solutions in thelandscape architect Michel Devigne. construction of the urban environment will be tested in practice,Welcome to Skolkovo! including solutions directly developed by the Skolkovo Innovation Centre. 18
  19. 19. PartnersOur success depends on cultivating an international network of technology, corporate,financial and infrastructure partners. We are actively developing relationships withglobal corporations that are the world leaders in their sectors. Many such corporationsshare our vision and have already demonstrated their confidence in our success byestablishing regular co-operation and investing almost USD $300 million.We look to our partners not only for financial investment, but also for their intellectualand human capital, expertise and developed business cultures. Our partners helpform the critical mass required to ensure our success, and they serve to help naturallyintegrate our project into the international innovation environment.We, too, have much to offer our partners. Skolkovo provides numerous benefitsincluding financial support (attractive tax regime and advantageous legal status), butalso cooperation with Russia’s top science facilities and specialists and the opportunityto benefit from the transfer of knowledge and development that is taking place inSkolkovo and throughout its ecosystem.Agreements for the creation of 10 corporate research and development centres havealready been signed with about 600 researchers representing a total budget of USD$205 million. 30 start-up companies are being supported with an additional USD$58 million, while a further USD $30 million has been provided for corporate venturefunds and business incubators. Nor does investment stop there; co-investment inour research and educational infrastructure has also been agreed for the TechnoparkSavings and Data Centre, International space centre, Skolkovo High Technology Centrefor Continuous Medical Education and a school. 19
  20. 20. Investor RelationsThe Skolkovo Foundation is a trusted and reliable partner with a commitment toproviding high quality service with a human focus. Its central project, the creationof the Skolkovo Innovation Centre will benefit both the Russian economy and theinternational community as a whole. For this reason many multinationals companieshave already invested in the project including Boeing, EADS, Johnson & Johnson,Intel, Nokia, Siemens, GE, IBM, Microsoft, DOW and many others.Currently, the Russian Federation provides the majority of the funding, but the long-term aim is to achieve a 50/50 public/private funding ratio. Venture capital funds areslated to play a key role throughout the Skolkovo ecosystem, and will receive priorityaccess to the Skolkovo deal pipeline, which includes hundreds of high tech start-ups.So far, 19 venture capital funds have concluded memoranda of understanding withthe Skolkovo Foundation which together represent USD $230 million worth of investment,and 23 Skolkovo residents have already won backing from accredited funds.Moreover, the Skolkovo Foundation is intent on expanding the financing optionscurrently available to technology start-ups in today’s restrictive fund-raisingenvironment.Skolkovo offers foreign partners the opportunity to become involved from thebeginning in Skolkovo’s development to help realise its full potential for researchand the development of cutting-edge products and services. It also offers partnersa series of advantages including an attractive tax and legal status, comprehensivesupport for business development and access to Russia’s leading scientific facilitiesand specialists.We invite you to join us in this historic opportunityand help us to build a brighter future for Russiaand the whole world. 20
  21. 21. The peopleThe Skolkovo Foundation and the Skolkovo Innovation Centrebenefit from the dedication and vision of numerous people whoall believe in the future of Russia and the innovating power oftechnology. We are proud to have in the Skolkovo family a di-verse array of people who are already making innovation work.BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COUNCIL OFSKOLKOVO FOUNDATION THE SKOLKOVO FOUNDATIONThe Board of Trustees of the Skolkovo Foundation is headed personally by CO-CHAIRMEN:the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. Zhores Alferov, Noble Prize Laureate in Physics (2000), Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vice President of the Russian Academy of Sciences,Igor Agamirzyan, CEO, Russian Venture Company; Rector of St. Petersburg Academic University – Nanotechnology Research andIvan Bortnik, Head of the Supervisory Board, Fund for Assistance to Small Education Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences;Innovative Enter-prises in the scientific and technical area; Roger D. Kornberg, Noble Prize Laureate in Chemistry (2006),Vladimir Dmitriev, Head of State Corporation “Bank for Development and Professor at Stanford University.Foreign Economic Affairs” (Vnesheconombank);Arkady Dvorkovich, Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation; MEMBERS:Andrey Fursenko, Minister for Education and Science of the Russian Federation; Arden Bement, Director of Global Policy Research Institute, Purdue University;Alexei Kudrin, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation – Vladimir Betelin, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director ofFinance Minister of the Russian Federation; System Re-search Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences;Elvira Nabiullina, Minister for Economic Development and Dieter Bimberg, Executive Director of the Solid State Physics Institute,Trade of the Russian Federation; Technical University of Berlin;Yuri Osipov, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Valeriy Chereshnev, Chairman of the State Duma Committee forSergey Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow; Science and High Technology;Vladislav Surkov, First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office. Siegfried Dais, Deputy Chairman of the Bosch Management Board (Germany); Mikhail Dubina, Head of the Laboratory of the Academic University-Scientific and Education Centre of Nanotechnologies, Russian Academy of Sciences;SKOLKOVO FOUNDATION COUNCIL Igor Fedorov, President of Bauman Moscow State Technical University; Vladimir Fortov, Director of the Institute for High Energy Densities, RussianCO-CHAIRMEN: Academy of Sciences;Craig Barrett, former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Intel Corporation; Phillip Frost, Chairman of the Board, Teva pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd;Viktor Vekselberg, Chairman of the Supervisory Committee of the Detlev Ganten, Chairman of the Board of Charité Foundation, Chairman of the jointRenova Group, President of the Skolkovo Foundation. Board of Trustees of the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces and of the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology;MEMBERS: Valentin Gapontsev, Chairman of NTO IRE-Polus, President of IPGEsko Aho, Executive Vice President, Nokia Corporation; Photonics Corporation;Vagit Alekperov, President, Lukoil Oil Company; Yuri Guliaev, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of theAnatoly Alexandrov, Rector, Bauman Moscow State Technical University; Radio and Electronics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences;Martin Bouygues, Chairman, French industrial group Bouygues; Alan Heeger, Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara (USA);John T. Chambers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cisco Systems, Inc.; Valeriy Kozlov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vice PresidentAnatoly Chubais, CEO, Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO); of the Russian Academy of Sciences;Alexander Galitsky, Managing Partner, Almaz Capital Partners; Gennady Krasnikov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, GeneralMikhail Kovalchuk, President, Russian Scientific Centre “Kurchatov Institute”; Director, Scientific Research Institute of Molecular Electronics and Micron Plant;Peter Löscher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens AG; Jean-Marie Lehn, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry (1997), Professor EmeritusVladimir Rashevsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Siberian at the University of Strasbourg;Coal Energy Company (SUEK); Richard Lerner, President and CEO, Scripps Research Institute (USA);Eric E. Schmidt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Google Inc.; Yuri Natochin, Head of the Evolutionary Physiology and BiochemistryRatan Tata, Chairman, Tata Sons. Laboratory of the Russian Academy of Sciences; 21
  22. 22. The peopleVladimir Okrepilov, Director of TEST – St. Petersburg Testing TOWN PLANNING BOARD OFand Certification Centre; THE SKOLKOVO FOUNDATIONVladislav Panchenko, Chairman of the Russian Foundation forFundamental Research; MEMBERS:Valentin Parmon, Director of the Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Siberian Aaron Betsky, Professor at the Netherlands Architecture Institute inBranch of the Rus-sian Academy of Sciences; Rotterdam, Director of the Cincinnati Art Museum (USA);Vladimir Shalaev, Professor at Purdue University (USA); Mikhail Blinkin, Director of Research Programmes at the TransportEvgeniy Velikhov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Road Engineering Sci-entific Research Institute;President of the Kurchatov Institute. Stefano Boeri, Professor of Urban Design at the Politecnico di Milano, Editor-in-Chief of the international magazine Abitare; Vsevolod Bogdanov, Chairman of the Russian Union of Journalists;ADMINISTRATION OF THE David Chipperfield, Head of the David Chipperfield Architects bureau;SKOLKOVO FOUNDATION Sergey Choban, member of the Town Planning Board; Kees Christiaanse, holds the chair in Architecture and Urbanism at the InstituteViktor Vekselberg, President; for Urban De-sign, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich;Dmitry Kolosov, Vice President, Chief of Staff to the President and Marat Gelman, Director of Guelman’s Contemporary Art Gallery;the Foundation Councils; Veniamin Golubitsky, President, Renova-StroyGroup;Oleg Alekseev, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for Education and Research; Yuri Grigoryan, Head of the Project Meganom Bureau;Stanislav Naumov, Vice President for Government and Public Relations; Alexander Kudryavtsev, President of the Russian Academy of Architecture andAlexei Beltyukov, Vice President, Chief Development Officer; Building Sci-ences, President of the Moscow Architectural Institute;Viktor Maslakov, City Manager of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre; Pierre de Meuron, Co-founder of H&DM bureau, winner of the Pritzker Prize;Steven Lawrence Geiger, Chief Operating Officer, Skolkovo Foundation; Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of Harvard Graduate School of Design;Roman Romanovsky, Operating Director for Key Partners, Skolkovo Foundation; John Munthe, Vice President, Swedish Environmental Research Institute;Alexey Sitnikov, Director of the International Development Department, Alexei Muratov, Editor-in-Chief, Project Russia Magazine;Skolkovo Foundation; Jean Pistre, Head of the French architectural bureau Valode & Pistre;Alexander Lupachev, Chief Investment Officer, Skolkovo Foundation; Grigory Revzin, Editor-in-chief of Project Classic, architectural columnistIgor Drozdov, Director for Law and Legal Matters, Skolkovo Foundation; for the Kommersant daily;Igor Goryanin, Executive Director, Biomedicine Cluster, Skolkovo Innovation Centre; Kazuyo Sejima, Head of the architectural bureau Sejima and NishizawaDenis Kovalevich, Executive Director of Nuclear Cluster, Skolkovo Innovation Centre; and Associates, Pritzker Prize winner;Alexander Turkot, Executive Director, Strategic Computer Technologies and Viktor Sidnev, Mayor of the City of Troitsk, master player of the Russian TVSoftware Cluster, Skolkovo Innovation Centre; gameshow “What? Where? When?” (“Chto? Gdye? Kogda?”);Sergey Zhukov, Executive Director, Space Cluster, Skolkovo Innovation Centre. Anatoly Smelyansky, Rector of the Moscow Academic Art Theatre School, Honoured Artist of Russia. TECHNOPARK SKOLKOVO ADMINISTRATION: Alexander Loktev, CEO, Technopark Skolkovo LLC; Mikhail Lifshitz, Chairman of the Board, Technopark Skolkovo LLC. 22
  23. 23. Biographies Viktor Vekselberg Seda Pumpyanskaya President Vice President International Relations Skolkovo Foundation and Communication Skolkovo FoundationViktor Vekselberg is President of the Skolkovo Foundation, appointed in March Seda Pumpyanskaya is Vice President, International Relations and2010 by Dmitry Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation. Communication of the Skolkovo Foundation.A leading industrialist, Mr Vekselberg has given up a number of senior corporate Ms Pumpyanskaya comes to this position with solid experience in communicationspositions in order to devote his full attention to the Skolkovo project which he and after a varied career in international organisations, most recently as a Seniorconsiders key to Russia’s modernisation process. Adviser on Communications and Outreach to the Council of Europe’s Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. Previously, she held several executive positions in publicViktor Vekselberg remains however a member of the Management Bureau of the affairs and communications with the United Nations, working in various locationsRussian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and is Chairman of the worldwide, namely Guatemala, Kosovo, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. BeforeCommittee for International Cooperation of the Russian Union of Industrialists and moving into Communications, Ms Pumpyanskaya was a journalist who worked withEntrepreneurs. He has also retained his activities as a member of the Board of some leading media in Moscow, including The New Times and Russian Newsweek,Directors of TNK-BP, Chairman of the Renova Group which he founded in 1990 and but also as correspondent for El Pais. She also worked for the BBC in London andis also currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of UC Rusal. for Radio Free Europe in Prague.Earlier in his career, Mr Vekselberg founded Renova, the asset management She is a member the European Association of Communication (initially a Russian-American joint venture); co-founded the SUAL Groupand acted as Chairman of Tyumen Oil (TNK) until 2003. Ms Pumpyanskaya was educated at Moscow State University, followed by a year of studies at Harvard University as a Nieman Fellow. She also completed severalBorn in 1957 in the city of Drohobych, Lvov Region, Ukraine, Mr Vekselberg gradu- executive courses at INSEAD, Said Business School (Oxford University) and Henleyated with honours from the Moscow Transportation Engineering Institute and did Business studies at the computing centre of the RussianAcademy of Sciences. Alexei Beltyukov Igor Goryanin Vice President and Director for Planning Executive Director and Development Skolkovo Foundation Biomedicine Cluster Skolkovo Innovation CentreAlexei Beltyukov is vice President of Skolkovo Foundation and its Director for Igor Goryanin is the Executive Director of the Biomedicine Cluster ofPlanning and Development. Since 2009 Mr Beltykov is Entrepreneur in Residence the Skolkovo Innovation INSEAD where he obtained an MBA. Since 2005, Mr Goryanin has been a Professor at the University of Edinburgh (UK)Prior to joining the Foundation Mr Beltyukov founded a series of companies in the in the field of bioinformatics and systems biology. He also headed the Laboratoryfollowing sectors: processing of associated petroleum gas (New Gas Technologies), of Biological Systems of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (Japan).managing industrial assets (A-Ventures) and servicing automobiles (Mechanicus). Previously, he worked in senior positions at one of the world’s leadingEarlier from he worked at McKinsey & Co. and also held top management roles in pharmaceutical companies, GlaxoSmithKline.the private equity industry (Brunswick Rail Leasing, Renova Project). Born in 1962, Mr Goryanin graduated from the Moscow Engineering PhysicsAlexei Beltyukov was born in Sverdlovsk (USSR) in 1970. He graduated with honors Institute, majoring in applied mathematics. He has a PhD in Physics andfrom the Urals State Medical Institute (Russia) in 1994. Mathematics with a specialty in biophysics. Born in 1957 in the city of Drohobych, Lvov Region, Ukraine, Mr Vekselberggraduated with honours from the Moscow Transportation Engineering Instituteand did post-graduate studies at the computing centre of the RussianAcademy of Sciences. 23
  24. 24. Biographies Vasily Belov Alexander Turkot Executive Director Executive Director Energy & Power Efficiency Cluster Strategic Computer Technologies and Software Skolkovo Innovation Centre Cluster Skolkovo Innovation CentreVasily Belov, is Executive Director of the Skolkovo Energy Efficiency Cluster. Alexander Turkot is Executive Director of the Strategic Computer Technologies and Software Cluster and is responsible for the initiation all informationPrior to taking on this position, Mr Belov worked in industry with RUSAL and technology (IT) projects at Skolkovo.consulted for McKinsey. In November 2009 he became a member of the workinggroup “Energy Efficiency” set up by the Committee on Modernisation and Previously, Mr Turkot had a varied career in international business, leading ITTechnological Development established by the Dmitri Medvedev, President of the projects in the US, Japan, Switzerland, South Africa, Israel and France. He alsoRussian Federation. In this working group Mr Belov specialised in energy saving founded start-up companies in Israel, the US and Europe. He has over 10 years ofand energy efficiency, investments, innovations and public-private partnership. experience in consulting at various venture funds and private investors in both IT and telecommunications. He has worked at IBM, and most recently in 2007 he setBorn in 1981 in Moscow, Mr Belov graduated with honours from Lomonosov up a partnership with News Corporation to create Fox InteractiveMoscow State University, and received an MBA at the American Institute of Media - MySpace Russia, where he was CEO and managing partner.Business and Economics (AIBEc). He also followed a course in ExecutiveManagement & Leadership at Cambridge Business School. Born in 1961, Mr Turkot graduated from the Tashkent Polytechnic Institute where he specialised in electrical systems. He also has a PhD in Economics Denis Kovalevich Sergey Zhukov Executive Director Executive Director Nuclear Cluster Space Technologies and Communications Skolkovo Innovation Centre Cluster Skolkovo Innovation CentreDenis Kovalevich is Executive Director of the Nuclear Cluster. Sergey Zhukov is Executive Director of the Space Technologies and Communications Cluster.He brings to this position a wealth of experience previously having developedstrategies for the Volga Federal District; designed a pilot innovation system near Prior to joining Skolkovo, Mr Zhukov worked in many aspects of theMoscow; and organised the development and reform programs of Russia’s nuclear space industry – most recently (between 2007-2010), he headed theindustry. Most recently and since 2009, Mr Kovalevich coordinated the work of Interdisciplinary Innovation Centre of the Military Industrial Complex (OPK).Rosatom within the Russian Federation’s Committee for Modernisation and Previously he had worked with Energia Rocket and Space Corporation, where heTechnological Development. He is an expert in development strategy, and has supervised experimental set ups in astrophysics and radiobiology aboard the Mirworked in both the energy efficiency and medicine working groups of the space station. He also was deputy head of a cosmonautics working group affiliatedCommittee. with the Russian government, which secured the establishment of the Russian space agency as well as theadoption of laws regulating space issues.Mr Kovalevich was born in 1979 in Troitsk, a city in the Moscow region. He has aStrategic Management degree from the Higher School of Economics, and has also Born in 1956 in Dhezkazgan, Kazakh Soviet Republic, Mr Zhukov graduated cumtrained in the Management of Innovation and Regional Development at the laude in 1979 from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University specialising inSchool of Cultural Policy. nuclear power plants. He has a PhD in Technical Sciences, is a research cosmonaut and is a member of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics. He is also President of the Moscow space club public association. 24
  25. 25. Biographies Edward F. Crawley Founding President Skolkovo Institute of Science and TechnologyProfessor Edward F. Crawley is the founding President of the Skolkovo Institute ofScience and Technology (SkTech).Professor Crawley comes to the Institute with a rich experience in foundinginnovative educational initiatives. Prior to joining SkTech he was the Ford Professorof Engineering at MIT where he headed the Bernard M. Gordon – MIT EngineeringLeadership Program, designed to train the next generation of technical andengineering leaders. Earlier he was the Executive Director of the Cambridge-MITInstitute which was established in 2000 was established in 2000 to explore howacademics, industrialists and educators might work together to stimulatecompetitiveness, productivity and entrepreneurship.Earlier in his career, ProfessorCrawley headed MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics where heintroduced a strategic realignment of the department. Prof Crawley has alsoco-founded several businesses, including the BioScale that is developing bio-moleculardetectors and Dataxu, a Cambridge based company in Internet Advertising Matching.Professor Crawley received his Bachelor and Masters degrees from MIT in aeronauticsand astronautics, and in 1981 MIT awarded him a doctorate in aerospace structures.For more informationFor more informationSeda PumpyanskayaSeda Pumpyanskaya forVice President of the Foundationinternational relations and public relationsVice President of the Foundation forinternational relations and public relationsMobile: +7-917-511-7677Mobile:Telephone / Fax: +7-495-967-0148+7-917-511-7677E-mail: SPumpyanskaya@sk.ruFax:
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