The Skolkovo Foundation restarts the procedure of new experts’ admission and invites all the interested members of innovation community to participate and to send their applications.
Extension of expert panel is connected with the introduction of the new regulations of cooperation with experts aimed at attracting to Skolkovo project more experts, whose specialization corresponds with the innovation priorities of the Foundation. It is expected that as a result the startups will attract grants more efficiently, the product focus and market entry strategies will become clearer. Moreover, a list of requirements to the candidates became more specific.
We invite Russian and foreign experts to work at the Skolkovo Foundation at the cutting-edge of science and technologies, to choose projects with the highest potential. Grants will be assigned on the basis of their selection. Thus, the existing expert panel actively participated in forming of the Skolkovo’s innovation ecosystem: 200 grants were approved, which totaled more than $300 million said Chief Grant and Expertise Officer Kirill Bulatov.
Grant and Expert Service of the Skolkovo Foundation consists of three types of specialists – scientific, technical and business experts.
The key requirements for experts are:
The Skolkovo Foundation is highly interested in working with high-grade professionals and invites them to cooperate.
An application form can be downloaded at the following link: http://community.sk.ru/foundation/expert-directorate/p/page.aspx
Please, send your questions regarding the forming and functioning of the Skolkovo Foundation expert panel to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 by the Russian government with an objective to accelerate transformation of Russia from a resource-intensive to an innovation-based economy. To achieve this objective the Foundation is overseeing the creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Center composed of companies and startups, developing innovative technologies (currently numbering over 950), a Technopark, the Skolkovo Institute of Technology (Skoltech), a new graduate research University established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Skolkovo city, located near Moscow. Together these entities will establish a vibrant ecosystem of technology innovation and entrepreneurship. 28 world’s most successful corporations, including Boeing, Cisco Systems, EADS, GE, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, Nokia, Samsung etc. have already recognized the opportunity Skolkovo presents having signed R&D partnership agreements with the Foundation. For more information: http://www.sk.ru/en
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