Nokia Corporation

A Finnish multinational corporation engaged in the manufacturing of mobile devices and in converging Internet and communications industries. It is the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones and a leading supplier of equipment for cellular, fixed, broadband and IP networks.

Revenue Revenue in Russia Number of employees Number of employees in Russia
€42,4 billion (2010) €1,7 billion (2010) 132,4 thousand people (2010) Not disclosed

Main business activities
  • Development and production of telephones, smartphones and high-performance computers, as well as information services for the same.
  • Complex digital cartography and navigation services (NAVTEQ, a Nokia subsidiary).
  • Equipment and solutions for telecommunications networks (Nokia Siemens Networks, Nokia subsidiary).

  • Main business activities in Russia
  • Mobile devices sale
  • R&D activities

  • History of cooperation with Skolkovo

    15 Jun  An agreement on an action plan for the creation of the Nokia Research Centre was signed in Skolkovo

    17 Nov  A Memorandum of Understanding between the Skolkovo Foundation and Nokia Corporation was signed

    Areas of cooperation with Skolkovo

    R&D centre

    The company is creating in Skolkovo a research centre that will become part of the global innovative network of the company.

    During the first stage, the number of staff and the centre's budget shall be confirmed, and also partners in key directions of activity shall be defined:
    • touch systems and the touch software for main Nokia platforms (high-efficiency mobile calculations);
    • rolled manufacture of modern electronic devices (nanotechnology for the future mobile devices);
    During the second stage
    • laboratories of the centre will be opened;
    • work on cooperation with Skolkovo residents and Russian startups will proceed;
    • cooperation with the Skolkovo Science & Technology Institute and other leading educational institutions, within the framework of joint educational programs, will be started;
    • opportunities for the training of the Russian specialists at the Nokia Skolkovo Centre will be provided.
    During the third stage, plans call for the realisation of large scientific projects and their further commercialisation with the assistance of Russian and foreign companies.