Skolkovo welcomes a new partner - Bozlu Holding, which brings together a number of companies operating in the markets of Europe, Asia and Africa in the field of healthcare - diagnosis, radiotherapy, production of radiopharmaceuticals to detect and treat cancer.
According to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Skolkovo Foundation and Bozlu Holding A.Ş. signed in the beginning of November 2013, the company intends to establish its R&D Center at Skolkovo. The R&D Center to have an area of over 1,000 sq.m. and will focus on the topics of molecular diagnostics, calibration of equipment and systems of patient protection.
Details of the planned cooperation were discussed on November 19 in the company's headquarters in Istanbul by Igor Karavaev, Executive director of the Nuclear Technology Cluster of Skolkovo Foundation and Uğur Bozluolçay, CEO Bozlu Holding A.Ş.
«We are excited to explore the possibilities in Russia through partnership with Skolkovo. We believe in the strength of Russian basic sciences and technology and would like to use Skolkovo as a base for innovative products for imaging and therapy", - said Uğur Bozluolçay.
According to Igor Karavaev, Bozlu participation as a partner to Skolkovo will allow participants of Skolkovo ecosystem, who work in the field of nuclear medicine, to get a new perspective on the opportunities and prospects for commercialization, as well as on the possibility of building new partnerships.
Bolzu Holding also plans to participate in the development of social infrastructure in Skolkovo.
About BOZLU HOLDING
Turkish group of companies BOZLU HOLDING brings together a number of companies in the healthcare and includes units engaged in the manufacture, distribution and service. The Group's revenue is about $ 100 million as the company has unparalleled experience providing radiology and radiotherapy services in a public-private partnership with leading medical centers in Europe , Asia and Africa and is the leader of the Turkish market in the production and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals for diagnosis.
BOZLU Website: http://www.bozlu.com
About Skolkovo Foundation
Scientific Centre for Development and Commercialization of New Technologies "Skolkovo" (Skolkovo Foundation) - a non-profit organization established on the initiative of the President of Russian Federation in September 2010. The purpose of the Foundation - the mobilization of resources in Russia in the field of contemporary applied research, the creation of an enabling environment in which scientific development can be carried out in the five top-priority areas of technological development: energy and energy efficiency, aerospace, biomedicine, nuclear and computer technologies
Nuclear Technologies Cluster of Skolkovo Foundation is engaged in attracting and supporting the commercialization of innovative projects in the field of radiation technology, nuclear science, technology creation and modification of materials, design and engineering of complex objects throughout the life cycle, as well as a new instrument and microelectronics. More than half of the projects supported by the Cluster "came" from the regional centers of competence in nuclear technologies.
Skolkovo Foundation Website: www.sk.ru