Five Skolkovo Startups to Showcase at DICE Europe in Portugal
Skolkovo Innovation Centre will present five companies at DICE Europe conference, which will be held in Cascais, Portugal from 10 to 12 of September, 2017. D.I.C.E (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) is the premier video game industry event where the brightest and most influential minds in AAA Games, consoles and VR industry meet together.
Dmitriy Khodkov, Head of Gamedev\E-sport\Media environment division, Skolkovo Foundation: "Projects developing technologies for gamedev, virtual and augmented realities as well as for content distribution have evolved into an independent area of focus in Skolkovo only this year. Participation in DICE Europe is a great chance to come to know global gaming industry, encourage interest in Russian projects and pave the way for investments and contracts in the West. Moreover, the IT-Cluster expects launching of a number of pilot projects for the next half-year."
5 Skolkovo companies will showcase their technologies at DICE Europe.
Antilatency – a developer of wireless tracker for the virtual reality. It is a small independent camera which enables a user to obtain a fully-featured VR-headset by connecting it to a smartphone.
Webgears – a supplier of 3D visualization for a production sector and new generation games. Their solution allows to display graphics of the highest quality while consuming 100 times less computer resources.
Playkey – a gaming service that allows gamers with slow PCs to play newest games.
CDN video – B2B content distribution service that allows users to get access to new favorite TV shows and games from their gadgets.
Rikor Games – Russian developers of a team shooter called CityBattle, an analogue of Overwatch.
About the Skolkovo Foundation
The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 by the Russian government with the objective of accelerating Russia’s transformation 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 more than 1,700 high-tech startups, Skolkovo 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 establish a vibrant ecosystem of technology innovation and entrepreneurship. The cumulative revenue of Skolkovo’s startups reached $2,2 billion. They brought in more than $186 million in investment, creating 22,100 jobs and filing over 1,100 patent applications along the way. By 2020 over 2 million square meters of residential and office space will be built in Skolkovo with 35,000 people working daily in the Innovation Center. For more information: http://www.sk.ru/en