Airbus is the world leader in the aviation and space industry, as well as in the provision of related services. In 2017, the company’s revenue amounted to 67 billion euros. As of the end of 2017, the company had about 129,000 employees. Airbus manufactures the most modern series of passenger aircrafts with a capacity of 100 to more than 600 seats, as well as business jets. The company is a leader in the production of tanker, military and transport aircrafts in Europe. Airbus is one of the leading space companies in the world. Airbus also produces the most efficient civilian and military helicopters.
PJSC ALROSA is the world’s largest producer of carat diamonds. The company is engaged in the exploration, mining and sale of diamonds. ALROSA mines diamonds in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Arkhangelsk Region.
ANO “Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects”
The autonomous non-profit organization “Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects” supports commercial, social and educational projects in overcoming administrative and regulatory barriers, conducting comprehensive expertise and raising funds (through financial and development institutions). A separate area is system projects to improve the investment climate, staffing industrial growth, additional education of children and ensuring a new quality of life for people with disabilities.
ANO “Agency for Technological Development”
The autonomous non-profit organization “Agency for Technological Development” was established to assist Russian enterprises in introducing world-class technological solutions in order to achieve competitiveness of domestic products.
CTC Media operates four television channels in Russia: CTC, Domashny, Che and CTC Love; Channel 31 in Kazakhstan and the international version of Perets Channel. The international version of CTC Channel is available in the CIS countries, in the Baltic States and other European countries, in North America, Georgia, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Mongolia, and also in Australia. International versions of Domashny and Peretz TV channels – in the CIS and Europe, in the Baltic States, in the countries of North America, in Georgia, Mongolia and Australia. In addition to television channels, CTC Media also owns a number of digital entertainment media assets.
DAR Lab is an R&D center / accelerator in the field of logistics and supply chains. The project is part of DAR group of companies. DAR Lab includes: an accelerator, an educational center and a technological community development division. As part of the start-ups acceleration program, DAR lab provides mentoring support from business representatives and research institutes from logistics clusters of the Republic of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, China and the USA, R&D and IT support from DAR (DevOps, Amazon certified experts, etc.), investment leverage and places in coworkings, the possibility to scale to the EAEU markets.
Development Corporation of the Republic of Bashkortostan
JSC Development Corporation of the Republic of Bashkortostan provides services in the field of support of investment projects in the Republic of Bashkortostan at all stages of their implementation – from the development of a project concept to its implementation and commissioning of facilities.
EFKO Group is one of the three largest agro-industrial holdings of Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union. The company is one of the systemic companies of the food industry, ensuring the food security of the Russian Federation. EFKO takes the leading position at the market of food ingredients used in the confectionery, bakery and other food industries, occupies a leading position in the processing of oilseeds, the production of vegetable oil, mayonnaise, ketchup and yogurt. It is one of the largest exporters of sunflower oil. The company’s brand products are manufactured under such well-known trademarks as “Sloboda” and “Altero”, which have repeatedly received the Quality Mark. The Group’s production assets are located in the Belgorod, Voronezh and Sverdlovsk regions, the Krasnodar Territory, the Moscow Region and the Republic of Kazakhstan. Its products are exported to more than 50 countries.
Faberlic is Russia’s largest company in the direct sales market, a manufacturer of unique patented oxygen cosmetics. Faberlic’s assortment also includes the whole range of products for skin and hair care, exclusive French perfumes, decorative cosmetics, products for home and health, children’s, women’s, men’s clothing, underwear, accessories and shoes. Faberlic offices are open in 20 countries. In Russia, more than 1 million consultants cooperate with the company. 5 million consumers use Faberlic products every day.
Ilim Group is the leader of Russia’s pulp and paper industry in terms of market share, production and investment, and one of the leading industry players in the world. Ilim Group’s strategic partner is the world’s largest pulp and paper company International Paper. Over the past few years, Ilim has invested $ 3.2 billion in the development of its own enterprises, which is unprecedented for the Russian pulp and paper market. Today, Ilim’s products are shipped to more than 70 countries.
RUSNANO JSC promotes the implementation of state policy for the development of nanoindustry, investing directly and through nanotechnology investment funds in financially efficient high-tech projects that ensure the development of new industries in the Russian Federation. The main areas of investment are electronics, optoelectronics and telecommunications, health and biotechnology, metallurgy and metalworking, energy, machine building and instrument making, construction and industrial materials, chemistry and petrochemistry. 100% of the shares of JSC RUSNANO is owned by the state. Thanks to the investments of RUSNANO, 95 enterprises and R&D centers have been opened in 37 regions of Russia.
Krasnoyarsk Territory (Siberian FD)
An agreement between JSC RVC and the Government of the Krasnoyarsk Territory dated April 13, 2018 on the development of innovation activities in the region, including the implementation of the National Technology Initiative and the Digital Economy of the Russian Federation program.
LSIS is a world leader in the field of power supply, automation and green technologies. The global network consists of more than 20 foreign branches and subsidiaries. The equipment is produced at 9 factories in Korea and abroad. It exists since 1974. Its representative office in Moscow opened in April 2014.
Moscow, a city of federal significance (Central FD)
An agreement between JSC RVC, the Government of Moscow and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives dated May 25, 2018 on comprehensive support for the National Technology Initiative (NTI) projects implemented in the capital, as well as the involvement of Moscow companies in the NTI ecosystem.
NMGK Group is a vertically integrated holding, which includes oil and fat mills in Nizhny Novgorod and Samara, oil extraction plants and elevators in the Volgograd, Samara, Orenburg and Saratov regions and in the Republic of Bashkortostan. The holding’s main products are mayonnaise, ketchup, sauces, margarine, spreads, snacks, food ingredients for the confectionery industry, toilet and laundry soap, as well as sunflower oil and meal. The main consumer brands of the company are Ryaba mayonnaise, Astoria sauces and ketchups, Hozyayushka margarine, Stepanovna fried seeds, Moi Malysh and Monpari soap. NMGK takes the leading positions at the Russian mayonnaise, sauce, margarine and spread markets. The company is included in the list of systemic companies of the Russian Federation.
North Ossetian State University. K.L. Khetagurova
The North Ossetian State University named after KL Khetagurov is one of the oldest educational and scientific complexes of the North Caucasus Federal District. In 2017, NOSU became the winner of the priority project of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia “Universities as Innovation Creation Space Centers” and received the status of a university center for innovation, technological and social development of the region.
ODK-Saturn PJSC (part of the United Engine Corporation of Rostec State Corporation) is an engine-building company specializing in the development, production and servicing of gas turbine engines for military and civil aviation, Navy ships, power generating and gas pumping units.
PJSC Gazprom Neft
PJSC Gazprom Neft is a vertically integrated oil company. Its main activities are exploration and development of oil and gas fields, oil refining, production and marketing of petroleum products. The structure of Gazprom Neft includes more than 70 oil-producing, oil-refining and marketing enterprises in Russia, as well as countries of near and far abroad.
PJSC VimpelCom (Beeline brand) is a telecommunications company, a company of VEON Ltd. Group. VEON Ltd. is a global provider of communications, with the desire to be the first in personal Internet services for more than 235 million customers serviced by the company at the moment, and for many others in the coming years.
R&D Park is Russia’s first platform for the creation and transfer of technologies in the field of precious metals. R&D Park helps solving Krastsvetmet’s strategic tasks to develop new products and technologies, involving park residents and partners. The Park’s residents receive a professional assessment of their developments, the possibility to implement their projects in existing production, access to the latest laboratory equipment and precious metals for research. The opportunities for attracting investment are provided by Krastsvetmet’s formed partner base.
Rosatom State Corporation
Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation is a Russian diversified holding company, one of the leaders of the global nuclear technology market. Rosatom combines assets in the field of nuclear power generation, uranium mining and nuclear fuel production, design and construction of nuclear power plants, power engineering. The scope of activities of the state corporation also includes the production of equipment and isotope products for the needs of nuclear medicine, research, manufacture of various nuclear and non-nuclear innovative products. Rosatom’s strategy is to develop clean energy generation projects, including wind power. Rosatom unites about 350 enterprises and organizations, including those of the nuclear weapons complex and the only nuclear icebreaker fleet in the world.
Russian Direct Investment Fund
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is a sovereign investment fund of the Russian Federation with a reserved capital of $ 10 billion under management. RDIF makes direct investments in leading and promising Russian companies together with world leading investors.
Russian Export Center
Russian Export Center (REC) is a state export support institute created with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation. The center is a “single window” for working with exporters in the field of financial and non-financial support measures, including interaction with relevant ministries and departments.
Sberbank PJSC is the largest bank in Russia and one of the leading global financial institutions. Sberbank accounts for about a third of the assets of the entire Russian banking sector. Sberbank is a key creditor for the national economy and occupies the largest share in the deposit market. The bank has the most extensive branch network in Russia: about 15 thousand service points. The Bank’s exterior network consists of subsidiary banks, branches and representative offices in the UK, USA, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey and other countries.
The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization established on the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation in September 2010. The Fund aims to mobilize Russian resources in the field of modern applied research through the creation of an enabling environment for research and development in five priority areas of technological development: energy efficiency, space, biomedicine, nuclear and computer technologies. The Foundation has been entrusted with the management of the project to create the Skolkovo Innovation Center, which activities are regulated by a special law that provides participating companies with special economic conditions. An important part of the Skolkovo ecosystem is a research university – the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), created and functioning with the support of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
St. Petersburg, a city of federal significance (North-West FD)
An agreement between JSC RVC and the Government of St. Petersburg dated July 11, 2018 on the implementation of projects and programs in the field of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) and digital development, promotion of technological entrepreneurship, development of venture capital investment and the innovation ecosystem in the city.
State Transport Leasing Company (STLC) is the largest leasing company in Russia. It leases air, water and railway transport, automobile and special equipment for domestic enterprises of the transport industry, and also carries out investment activities in order to develop the transport infrastructure of Russia. The sole shareholder of the company is the Russian Federation represented by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.
The Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR)
The Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR) is an association of constituent entities of the Russian Federation formed to support and promote innovative economic, scientific, technical and educational projects. The Association was established with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development, Rusnano, the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA) on May 10, 2010.
The Association includes 14 most innovative regions: Republic of Bashkortostan, Republic of Mordovia, Republic of Tatarstan, Altai Territory, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Perm Territory, Irkutsk Region, Kaluga Region, Lipetsk Region, Novosibirsk Region, Samara Region, Tomsk Region, Tyumen Region and Ulyanovsk Region.
The Chelyabinsk Region (Ural FD)
An agreement between JSC RVC and the Government of the Chelyabinsk Region dated December 25, 2018 on the implementation of the National Technology Initiative (NTI), projects and programs of the digital economy, the development of the innovation ecosystem, and the promotion of technological entrepreneurship and venture capital investment in the region.
The Far Eastern Federal University
The Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) is one of the largest universities in the Far East of Russia, an academic outpost of the country in the Asia-Pacific Region, an intellectual, educational, design and analytical center located on Russky Island on the shores of Ayaks Bay. The university’s partner network includes universities and research centers in Japan, South Korea, China and other APR countries.
The Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in the Scientific and Technical Sphere (Innovation Promotion Foundation)
The Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in the Scientific and Technical Sphere (Innovation Promotion Foundation) is a state non-profit organization that supports small innovative enterprises and young innovators. It implements programs aimed at creating new and developing existing high-tech companies, commercializing the results of scientific and technical activities, attracting investments in the sphere of small innovative entrepreneurship, creating new jobs.
The Fund representatives work in more than 70 regions of Russia.
The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs
The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs was created to provide financial and non-financial support for the nanotechnology and related high-tech sectors of the economy through the formation and development of an innovation infrastructure, the creation of a market of qualified personnel and a vocational education system, as well as institutional and informational assistance to promote technological solutions and finished products to the market.
The Industry Development Fund
The Industry Development Fund was established for the modernization of Russian industry, the organization of new industries and the provision of import substitution. The Fund offers preferential conditions for co-financing projects aimed at developing new high-tech products, technical re-equipment and the creation of competitive industries based on the best available technologies.
The Internet Initiatives Development Fund
The Internet Initiatives Development Fund is a Russian venture capital fund established by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives at the suggestion of Vladimir Putin. The fund provides investments to technology companies in the early stages of development, conducts acceleration programs and participates in the development of methods for the legal regulation of the venture capital industry.
The Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT)
The Korean Institute for the Development of Technology (KIAT) is the Institute for the Development of Technological Policy under the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea. KIAT was established in 2009 in accordance with the Law on the Development of Industrial Technologies, through the merger of six public technological institutes. The development institute includes seven divisions engaged in the development of industry, materials and components, international cooperation, technology commercialization, support for regional industry and enterprises with high potential, as well as the formation of technology policy. As an authorized organization of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea, KIAT promotes Korean industrial technology to the next level of development.
The Lomonosov Moscow State University
It is one of the oldest and largest classical universities in Russia, one of the centers of national science and culture. It includes 15 research institutes, 41 faculties, more than 300 departments and 5 branches (including four foreign ones in the CIS countries). The university enrolls about 35 thousand students in undergraduate programs, specialties and graduate programs, 5 thousand graduate students, doctoral students, aspirants and 10 thousand students of preparatory departments. The faculties and research centers employ 4 thousand professors and teachers, about 5 thousand scientific workers.
The Moscow Exchange Group
The Moscow Exchange Group includes the Moscow Exchange PJSC, which manages Russia’s only multi-functional exchange platform for trading stocks, bonds, derivatives, currency, money market instruments and commodities. Moscow Exchange actively promotes the development of the Russian financial market, its infrastructure, improves technologies and increases the attractiveness of its trading platforms and services for domestic and foreign investors and issuers.
The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
It is a Russian national research university of mostly technical direction. A distinctive feature of the educational process at MIPT is the “Physics and Technology System”, aimed at preparing scientists and engineers to work in the newest areas of applied and theoretical physics, applied mathematics.
The Novgorod Region (North-Western FD)
An agreement between JSC RVC and the Government of the Novgorod Region dated October 17, 2017 on the development of projects in the field of the National Technology Initiatives and the replenishment of the Projects Piloting Factory of the National Technology Initiative in the Novgorod Region with five new projects.
The Perm Krai (Volga FD)
An agreement between JSC RVC and the Government of the Perm Territory dated November 21, 2018 on the implementation in the region of projects and programs in the field of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) and digital development, training of personnel for high-tech markets, the development of venture investment and the innovation ecosystem in the Perm Krai.
The Republic of Sakha (Far Eastern FD)
An agreement between JSC RVC and the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) dated September 11, 2018 on the implementation of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) and projects in the digital economy in the region.
The Russian Foundation for Basic Research
The purpose of the RFBR is the competitive support of fundamental research works, designed to build new relations between scientists and the state. The main objective of the Foundation is to conduct a competitive selection of the best scientific projects from among those that are presented to the Foundation by scientists on their own initiative, and the subsequent organizational and financial provision of the supported projects.
The Russian Science Foundation
The Russian Science Foundation. The purpose of the RSF is financial and organizational support for basic research and exploratory research, the training of scientific personnel, and the development of research teams that hold leading positions in a particular field of science.
The Samara Region (Volga FD)
An agreement between RVC JSC and the Government of the Samara Region dated 24 May, 2018 on the implementation of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) in the region, the development of the innovation ecosystem and the promotion of technological entrepreneurship.
The Social Projects Support Fund
The Social Projects Support Fund was established with the aim of developing the environment of social projects and social entrepreneurship in the Russian Federation through acceleration and concessional financing.
The St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
The St. Petersburg Polytechnic University is a multifunctional state institution of higher education. In 2010, it received the status of a national research university, which was a recognition of its role and capabilities both in the field of training and in multidisciplinary research and development. The Polytechnic University always takes leading positions in the ranking of Russia’s technical universities.
The State Development Corporation VEB.RF (Vnesheconombank)
The State Development Corporation VEB.RF acts on the basis of the federal law on the development bank. The main task of the national development institute is to promote long-term economic development. In partnership with commercial banks, VEB.RF is engaged in financing large-scale projects aimed at developing infrastructure, industry, the social sphere, strengthening technological potential and improving the quality of life of people.
The Sverdlovsk Region (Ural FD)
An agreement between JSC RVC and the Government of the Sverdlovsk Region dated December 14, 2018 on cooperation in the development of projects of the National Technology Initiative (NTI), which provides for the search, selection and development of projects for promising NTI markets – unmanned vehicles, neurotechnologies, intellectual energy, personalized medicine, etc. in the Sverdlovsk Region.
The Tomsk Polytechnic University
The Tomsk Polytechnic University is the leading technical university in the country. It was founded in 1896 as the Tomsk Technological Institute of Practical Engineers of Emperor Nicholas II. It became the first engineering university in the Asian part of the country. Today, TPU is in the top 10 universities of Russia and the top 400 universities in the world.
The Venture Committee of the All-China Association of Financial Assistance to the Development of Science and Technology
The Venture Committee of the All-China Association of Financial Assistance to the Development of Science and Technology is a non-profit organization and the only national venture capital entity registered by the Ministry of Civil Administration of the PRC. The task of the committee is to unite venture organizations across the country in order to improve their interaction, provide state support and promote the successful development of venture entrepreneurship in the field of high-tech industries.
TUS-S&T Service Group
Tus-S&T, a subsidiary of Tus-Holdings, is engaged in the provision of technology services, technology investments, the creation and management of technology parks abroad, and also provides services to Chinese and international high-tech companies.
Unilever is a British and Dutch company, one of the world leaders in the market of food products and household chemicals. It is currently the second in the world in terms of sales in these segments. Its range includes products from world leading brands such as Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann-x and Omo.
VEB Innovations Fund
VEB Innovations (LLC) is a “single window” for contacting VEB Group for support of innovative projects. The priorities of VEB Innovations include the financing of projects of the National Technology Initiative, the Digital Economy of the Russian Federation program, assistance to Russian innovative companies in entering international markets. The company’s interests also include promising projects in the field of convergent technologies, quantum technologies, etc.
VTB Group is one of the largest financial structures of the Russian Federation, which includes more than 20 credit and financial organizations, including VTB Capital, VTB Insurance, VTB Pension Fund, etc. In 2017, the bank adopted a digital transformation strategy aimed at increasing quality and efficiency of business opportunities, ensuring the reliability and adaptability of the IT platform, as well as creating new competitive advantages through the introduction of innovative technologies.
Yandex company has acted as the technology partner of Up Great Winter City contest, as part of which the participants must create an unmanned vehicle capable of traveling in extreme climatic conditions, as well as in limited visibility – in the winter, at night, in rainy weather.