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Strategic partners

Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending

AHML (Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending) was established in 1997 by the Government of the Russian Federation for implementing the government policy on the housing and mortgage markets. In 2015 the Integrated Development Institution for the Housing Sector was founded on the AHML basis. The main task of the Integrated Institution is to provide a complex support of the housing sector in Russia and to make housing more affordable for Russian citizens.


RUSNANO Group implements state policy for development of nanoindustry in Russia and includes JSC RUSNANO, RUSNANO Management Company and the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs (FIEP). JSC RUSNANO supports nanoindustry by investing in high-tech projects. RUSNANO Management Company manages the assets of JSC RUSNANO. FIEP creates infrastructure and stimulates demand for innovations in Russia.


Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Bank holds the general banking license No.1481 issued by the Bank of Russia. Official websites of the Bank: (Sberbank Group website),

General partners


Gazprombank has successfully operated in the banking market since 1990. Founded by the world's largest gas producer and exporter Gazprom to provide banking services for gas industry enterprises, Gazprombank has since become a leader in the banking sector, which key performance indicators place the Bank among the top three banks of Russia. Gazprombank as a universal financial institution delivers a wide range of banking and investment services for over 45,000 corporate and about 4 million private clients. Gazprombank actively develops areas closely related to the investment business. Besides strategic investments to oil-and-gas, petrochemical industries, and media-business, in Russia Gazprombank occupies leading positions in transactions in the capital markets (bonds underwriting, arranging financing for clients), corporate finance advisory and project finance.

Official partners

DSIPE of Moscow is an industry-wide body of executive power of Moscow

DSIPE of Moscow is an industry-wide body of executive power of Moscow that develops and implements national policy of the city in the following areas: industrial, scientific and technological activities, and innovations, entrepreneurship support and development, development of favourable investment climate, attraction and tracking of investments, development and setting of usage of industrial areas of Moscow.


Alfa-Bank is a technological market leader and one of the largest private banks in Russia. In 2013, there appeared Alfa-Lab - an innovation- focused division responsible for developing cutting-edge digital products and channels. Since 2014, Alfa-Bank has been actively participating in acceleration programs and launching digital products in cooperation with startups and payment systems.

International partners


Founded in 2013, Global Tone Communication Technology Co., Ltd. (GTCOM) is a holding subsidiary of China Translation Corporation (CTC). As a strong brand of China Publishing Group Corp., GTCOM has long been striving for breakthroughs and innovations in such fields as machine translation, big data and artificial intelligence technology. Relying on the global leading technologies of natural language process, big data and artificial intelligence, GTCOM has integrated hundreds of millions of language big data accumulated over the past 40 years and established YeeSight big data analytical platform and YeeCloud language big data platform, ascending to the world's leading big data and artificial intelligence service providers.

Korea Russia Science & Technology Cooperation Center (NRF Moscow representative office)

Korea Russia Science and Technology Cooperation Center (KORUSTEC), located in Moscow, is one of international representative offices of National Research Foundation (NRF) in Korea. KORUSTEC has been fulfilling the role of communication bridge between two countries’ S&T related ministries by providing information and holding venues for experts in academia, government, and business, everyone involved.


The EU Project Innovation Center (EUPIC) is a non-profit organization established in Chengdu (China) in 2006, is a comprehensive platform promoting trade, investment and technical cooperation between the Eurpean countries and China.

Industrial Partners


ROSSETI – an operator of energy grids in Russia, is one of the largest electric companies in the world. The company maintains 2.30 million km of power transmission lines, 490,000 substations with transformer capacity of more than 761 GW. In 2015, net power supply to consumers amounted to 720,5 billion kWh. The number of employees of the Rosseti Group of Companies is 216,000 people.


Intel invents at boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and societ. Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. Find more on и


Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Its deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.


AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in the main therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and millions of patients use its innovative medicines worldwide.


Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. Cisco has 380 offices in more than 165 countries, headquartered in San-Jose (CA), Amsterdam and Bangalore. The company employs over 70 thousand employees where 25 thousand are Engineers. Net sales in 2016 fiscal year amounted to 48.7 bln USD.


IIDF stands for Internet Initiatives Development Fund. According to VentureSource statistics by Dow Jones, IIDF is the most active early-stage venture fund in Russia and Europe. Since 2013, the Fund has invested and accelerated more than 290 startups. The accelerator program lasts three months and helps startups to build a scalable business and grow faster to get the next round of investment.


Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE) was set uр by the Russian Government in 1994. The Foundation provides financial support to young innovators and to small businesses which are engaged in development of high technologies that have a potential for commercialization. So far, the Foundation invested in more than 30 thousands of projects at different stages of development, including 385 participants of Skolkovo project. The Foundation has its representatives in 72 regions of Russia. FASIE was among the founders of the Skolkovo Foundation.

Tinkoff Bank

Tinkoff is an online provider of retail financial services with over 5mln customers across Russia. Leveraging its high-tech proprietary online platform, Tinkoff has no branches and acquires and services its customers via online channels and its call centre. The bank was founded in 2006 by a Russian entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov.

Almaty Tech Garden (ATG)

Almaty Tech Garden (ATG) is an innovative cluster, which consolidates universities and research labs of Almaty City (largest city of Kazakhstan) and manages a Special Economic Zone just outside of the city. One of ATG’s strategic tasks is the implementation of the program "Startup Kazakhstan". This is the first national startup program among former-Soviet countries aiming to attract breakthrough technologies and solutions to Kazakhstan’s market.


MTS is the telecommunications group in Russia. We provide wireless Internet access and fixed voice, broadband and pay-TV to over 100 million customers who value high quality of service at a competitive price. To keep pace with evolving customer demand, we continue to grow through innovative products, investments in our market-leading retail platform, mobile payment services and IT solutions.


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP applications and services enable more than 345,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. In 1992, the SAP SE office was opened 1992. Today more than 1050 employees work in SAP CIS offices. For more information, visit

Communication partners

Platform to work with the best Russian IT-contractors


StartTrack is leading Equity and Debt Crowdfunding Platform in Russia, serving SMEs to raise capital for finance growth, expansion or launch of new product, and providing retail investors with only best investment opportunities by employing thorough Due Diligence and proprietary scoring to pick right businesses for investing.

HSE {sun}

HSE {sun} - summer school for development and entrepreneurship support. Here you can meet and share experience with all the people who can help startups become successful.

Chengdu Hi-tech Zone

CDHT was approved by the State Council as one of the first batch of national high and new technology industrial development zones in 1991. In 2006, it was identified as one of the six pilot parks to be forged into "World First Class High-Tech Parks" by the Ministry of Science and Technology and was approved by the State Council in June 2015 as the first National Independent Innovation Demonstration Area in western China.

Chengdu Municipal Government

The EU Project Innovation Center (EUPIC) is a non-profit organization established in Chengdu (China) in 2006, is a comprehensive platform promoting trade, investment and technical cooperation between the Eurpean countries and China.

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