Andrei Sokolov: “Support Measures Can Sometimes Be Redundant”
Xpir continues its series of interviews with the heads of Russia’s leading technology parks.
St. Petersburg Technopark
St. Petersburg Technopark is a complex system, which implements projects along the whole chain of innovation development: from startups to industry, from the Business Incubator to the Cluster Development Centre.
Conference "Conditions for successful cluster development of industry in St. Petersburg" was held in St. Petersburg for the first time on December 10
The conference was organized by the Cluster Development Center of St. Petersburg, with the support of the Committee on Industrial Policy and Innovations of St. Petersburg and "St. Petersburg Technopark" OJSC.
Cluster Development Center of St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg CDC) was launched at the site of "St. Petersburg Technopark" OJSC in November 2014
St. Petersburg CDC project is being implemented with direct support of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of St. Petersburg, and is aimed at ensuring effective cooperation between enterprises, including small and medium-sized businesses, educational and scientific institutions, non-profit and non-governmental organizations, public authorities and local government bodies of St. Petersburg
The last major event of 2014 was held at Ingria on December 12, composed of mentoring and investment sessions and round table
Round table participants discussed how startups can make retail companies their customers, what they can offer, and whether it is worth doing at all.
3/10 VC Day Ingria Future Science 2014
The VC Day Ingria Future Science 2014 investment session will be held as part of the VII Petersburg International Innovation Forum (PIF 2014).
Andrei Sokolov is the General Director of Ingria Technopark
The Board of Directors of "St. Petersburg Technopark" OJSC appointed Andrei Alexandrovich Sokolov as the new general director.
Innovative Arctic is an international competition for innovative projects which is held within the Interregional Forum "Innovations in small arctic cities" that will determine the best technology, materials and products to use in industry, housing and social life of Arctic cities.
Ten Russian hi-tech companies chosen as Finlanding finalists
The finalists of the Finlanding project were announced on June 3 in St. Petersburg.
Finlanding is the first Russian-Finnish program for Russian hi-tech companies which are planning to enter the European market. According to the competition results, ten Russian hi-tech companies with a focus on innovation received new opportunities to encourage their entry into the European market.
St. Petersburg educational gaming app publisher FlexyMind secures Series A funding round
Last month St. Petersburg startup FlexyMind closed its second round of funding with an investment from RWM Capital, a Russian fund management firm, for further development of its educational gaming apps for mobile devices, reported Marchmont News. Neither the amount of the transaction nor the startup’s valuation were disclosed.