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22.02.2013

Технопарк

Выпуски телевизионной программы «Технопарк» на английском языке

Телевизионная программа «Технопарк» продолжает публикацию своих выпусков на английском языке. Перевод на английский язык самых интересных программ проводится с целью сделать их доступными для глобальной аудитории.

Программа «Технопарк» — первая российская телевизионная программа, рассказывающая о развитии инновационного бизнеса в России и об историях успеха в высокотехнологичном бизнесе. «Технопарк» — это совместный проект ОАО «РВК» и канала «Россия 24». Особое внимание при выборе героев программ обращается на венчурный характер инвестиций в развитии компаний.

В настоящее время сделано 38 выпусков программы на английском языке. Приводим полный список, с которым также можно ознакомиться на сайте программы.

06.02.2013

TexDrive: Russian business accelerator

It is very important for beginner businessmen to help them avoid the common mistakes of the first stage. The method when established businessmen share their experiences and contacts is called a business accelerator. This kind of beginner businessmen's support is widely spread in the West. The biggest business accelerator in Russia has become TexDrive.

06.02.2013

The Innovations and Investment Market: Russian NASDAQ

No one company could develop without capital injection. Innovative companies aren't exception. Hi-tech businesses should go public to raise capital. MICEX with Rusnano created the Innovations and Investment Market. It is an area where companies with low or mid capitalization could trade shares.

06.02.2013

RMT: salvific cold

Ordinary human could face air or water cooling in a daily life. But traditional ways are no more effective when temperature increases extremely high, for instance, when a laser works. Thermoelectric cooling elements would be a solution of this problem. There is no development of telecommunications or laser and medical technologies without these miniature devices. Russian company RMT placed among world leaders producing thermoelectric cooling elements.

06.02.2013

Seismoshelf: innovation in the oil and gas industry

Most of Russian oil fields have been already explored and developed. The future is up to deposits hidden under Arctic shelf. Recently imperfect technologies hindered a full exploration and evaluation more than difficult nature conditions. Exploration under water costs 50 times less. The developments of Seismoshelf allow make a breakthrough in seafloor exploration and reduce the cost of it.

06.02.2013

Sulus games: Yakut star

The annual turnover of the global computer games market is estimated at $50 billion. Even a small share — is serious money. At the same time, the market is open. To enter it is enough to have talent, and access to the Internet. This was proved by brothers Alexei and Afanasy Ushnitsky from Yakutia, created by Sulus Games.

06.02.2013

Tekhnoscan: custom-made lasers

What is common between Stanford University and the University of Stuttgart, Moscow Physical-Technical Institute and the University of Calgary? All these are large research and educational centers. And in each of them there works laser equipment made by small company Tekhnoscan from Novosibirsk.

06.02.2013

Vocord: the depth of space

We see the world in three dimensions of space. But traditional technical tools are able to record only a flat image. In recent years there have appeared devices and techniques working with three-dimensional data. The company Vocord has reached the front edge of 3d modeling.

05.02.2013

The Innovations and Investment Market: doing an IPO

One of the ways of making innovative economy is turning hi-tech startups into big companies. But usually beginners have low capitalization rate. And they need involve huge investments to develop. To make it done they could issue shares and do an IPO. Today the shares of 23 companies are listing on the Innovations and Investment Market.

05.02.2013

Micran. The leader of microwave electronics

The eyes and ears of fighter aircraft, the radars for ships and boats, broadband service for remote areas. These and other developments in the field of microwave electronic technologies allow Micran (Tomsk) to compete in the domestic market with giants, such as, Alcatel-Lucent or Ericsson. Today Micran prepares to enter the global market.

05.02.2013

Parallels Research: managing clouds

Large Data Centers manage tens of thousands of connected servers. But during the periods of downturn these resources are often loaded with only a few percent. Russian company Parallels Research with the support of Skolkovo Foundation has created a solution that allows the maximum use of available computing power.

05.02.2013

QIWI: instant payment service

Just a few years ago it was necessary to go to the mobile network operator's office to refill account. Today you don't have to stand in queue because payment market is radically changed. Now you could reach any instant payment terminal set somewhere nearby to make a payment, for example, refill account or pay bills or fines. The man who made a fortune saving precious time for Russian citizens is Andrey Romanenko. He invented and realized the payment service QIWI.

05.02.2013

Novosibirsk Academpark

Making the prototype could be a difficult part of launching business taking a lot of money and time. There is help for the beginner innovators In the Akademgorodok Technopark. Akademgorodok is a suburb of Novosibirsk built as Science city in the middle of 1950-s. Today it is a place where many innovative businesses are growing up.

31.01.2013

Brightsourse: effective sun

Depletion of traditional energy reserves as well as dangerous aspects of nuclear energy force humankind to turn to alternative energy. And the solar energy has a-great potential. This is what the Russian investors make their bet on when they decided to invest in the development of BrightSource Energy Inc.

31.01.2013

The Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences

The Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, or “Shaninka”, as Theodore Shanin, its founder, affectionately called it. Professor at Manchester University, Theodor studied Russian peasantry and often travelled to the country.

31.01.2013

ONKOMAX and TARTIS: seed investments in biotechnologies

For biotech projects the small “angel” investments are usually too small, and the entrepreneurs have to count on the help of special “seed” funds which finance companies at early stages. The portfolio of a seed fund contains risky projects that focus on breakthrough technologies with great commercial potential.

31.01.2013

ABBYY — How Startups Are Born

A lot of IT projects are launched every year all over the world. But only a few of them achieve success. Entrepreneur David Yan, founder of ABBYY, participated in several ventures like this. But not all his efforts were successful.

31.01.2013

Gycom: Russian Gyrotrons

At the beginning of the 1990-s Russian science has experienced one of the most difficult periods in its history. Against this background, the Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Nizhny Novgorod was a rare and happy exception.

31.01.2013

Incuron: In Search of Medicine for Cancer

Introduction of each new drug to the market needs time and requires very serious financial expenses without a guarantee of success. Only large companies can go through this tedious procedure. No such companies exist in Russia yet. Therefore, there are few new unique pharmaceutical drugs from Russia. To help domestic Pharmaceutical industry, the State and the skilled investors must help the scientists.

31.01.2013

Artec: 3D-scanners

The 3D-scanners available at the time were not designed for the mass market. They were expensive, bulky, slow and sometimes required extra knowledge to operate them. Artec wanted to solve all these problems.

31.01.2013

Metran: Technology Transfer

Chelyabinsk is the capital of the Southern Urals. The city became a large industrial center in the mid 20th century and still keeps this position today. Metran, a leading Russian site of Emerson — is based in Chelyabinsk.

31.01.2013

Transas: Navigation Systems

Today Transas navigation systems are used at sea ships of 120 countries. Seamen of more than 70 countries are trained using Transas simulators. The Company's annual turnover is 300 million dollars. This is a perfect example of success of a Russian engineering company.

31.01.2013

Portrait of a Serial Entrepreneur

Grid Dynamics is an international company engaged in the cloud computing. Light Engines is an international company producing light-emitting diodes. The companies enter fast-developing markets with perspective technologies. They do modern knowledge intensive business. Formation of these companies would have been impossible without such leaders as Victoria Livshits and Alexander Shishov.

31.01.2013

Evernote — e-scroll

Stepan Pachikov — one of the pioneers of Russia's IT business is Evernote's founder and “guru”. His first company, Paragraph, founded in 1989 in a computer club, went far in the development of handwriting recognition technologies, an essential element for tablet computers. After this achievement Apple noticed the young company.

31.01.2013

Composite Holding Company

Composite materials: how it’s made in Russia. Composite Holding Company is a leading player in the field of innovative materials for such important projects as large-scale federal program “Smart House”, “Innovative Road” etc.

31.01.2013

ChemRar

ChemRar Research Company works on creating quality and inexpensive medications. Starting for twenty years from a small company ChemRar became a significant part of the innovative biotechnology cluster in Russia.

31.01.2013

Institute of General Physics

Lasers have become a major tool for the doctor. They can diagnose an ulcer, to determine what the patient had been poisoned, and etc. But to create sophisticated laser devices can only scientists, but they are not always experienced in business issues. At the Institute of General Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences have encountered this problem and try to solve it.

31.01.2013

IPG Photonics: industrialization of fiber lasers

In 2009, physicist Valentin Gapontsev was awarded The Arthur L. Schawlow Prize, founded Laser Institute of America. Russian scientist received this award with a unique formulation: as “the founder and head of the global technology company, which continues to change the laser industry.” This company, IPG Photonics, today is an international corporation with a market capitalization of more than $1 billion. This impressive success story began in 1990 in Fryazino, not far from Moscow.

31.01.2013

“Laboratory of Kaspersky”: an international company

The first version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus was released in 1991. It was a database of malware and that was looking for the infected files, and then either treated or deleted them. But on how to extract commercial value of the product the developers did not dream. Kaspersky team kept only on enthusiasm until 1994.

31.01.2013

Parallels: success at the global market

Large Data Centers manage tens of thousands of connected servers. But during the periods of downturn these resources are often loaded with only a few percent. Russian company Parallels Research with the support of Skolkovo Foundation has created a solution that allows the maximum use of available computing power.

31.01.2013

NT-MDT: microscopes to probe the reality

Fabric which can sustain gunfire. Coverage, increasing the strength of instruments. Scientists are constantly searching for new materials, and many discoveries in this area are due to the production of the NT-MDT company located in Zelenograd, the world-famous manufacturer of scanning probe microscopes.

31.01.2013

Sarov: small technology business

Existence of a small high-tech businesses in the closed administrative-territorial formations (CATF) seems to be improbable. However, in Sarov, a center of atomic research, 20 innovative companies employ about two thousand people. It was founded by one of Russia's first private Technoparks.

31.01.2013

Russian navigation technologies

How the company can get money to support an innovative idea? In the early stages of building business the founder usually invests his own money and asks his relatives and friends for financial support. The next step is applying for venture capital financing. But the real success story begins when the company goes public. “Russian navigation technologies” (RNT) is a good example of how to develop an innovative business.

31.01.2013

Pirate pay

The Internet offers great opportunities to distribute and to find texts, music records and video. But sometimes they can be downloaded from different resources in Internet even before the official release and the copyright holder lose their money. The copyright issues in Internet have been discussed for years. The main problem is controlling different file hosting services, but now you can get the effective solution: the developers team from Perm, Russia, created 2009 a new service — Pirate pay.

31.01.2013

Witology

The advent of IT era brought new opportunities for creative collaboration. Witology is one of the first companies in the world build its business using social network technologies. The company develops technology called crowdsourcing. It is a method of identifying key issues or problems, searching for savvy people and extracting implicit knowledge.

31.01.2013

New Economic School

The New Economic School is considered one of the best universities in Russia, offering a high-quality modern economic education. Many of the New Economic School's graduates — Arkady Dvorkovich, Ksenia Yudaeva and many others — are now part of the political, business and academic elite both in Russia and abroad.

31.01.2013

Wikimart — all in one

Online stores aren't news. But buying several items at once often means leaving requests and paying on different web-sites and deliveries from different carriers. WIKIMART decided to optimize the shopping experience by collecting all goods in one space.

31.01.2013

Microsoft seed fund

Innovative tech projects usually start out with modest means — founder's “out of pocket” money as well as funds of amateur investors, mostly friends, family and relatives. A special group of investors — business angels and seed funds — cover the gaps between the founder's “out-of-pocket” money and professional venture capital. In 2010 the Microsoft Corporation decided to found a seed investment fund to support Russian start-ups in software and Internet services space.

29.01.2013

Yandex: the success story of an innovative company

Yandex is the main search engine of the Russian-speaking Internet. Its daily audience reaches 25 million users (market capitalization 6.75B). The Yandex success story is one of a risky high-technology business, when the team at the start has nothing except the budding technology, intuition and perseverance. The future founder of Yandex Arkady Volozh saw his first PC in the late 1980s, at the age of 24.



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