Softlanding for the foreign high-tech companies in the Russian market. Program of the Skolkovo foundation

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The Skolkovo foundation has launched a Softlanding program on the basis of the Skolkovo Innovation Center. Its purpose is to supply the foreign high-tech companies with the information about the opportunities of the Russian innovation infrastructure, the market and the Foundation’s partners.

The program will educate the participants about the rules of doing business in Russia, as well as the means of reducing potential risks associated with the setting up of a legal entity in Russia.

The program presupposes:

  • The provision of a working space for the participant in the co-working area free of charge;
  • Seminars, workshops; liaisons with the development institutions, public authorities, Foundation’s partners and the investors;
  • Integration into the Innovation Centre: cooperation with the Skolkovo residents, participation in the events of the Innovation Centre;

– Detailed analysis of the participant’s project, goal setting, operational support and advice, performance tracking;

– Assistance in becoming the project’s participant, advice on filling in of the application form, informational support in working with the Foundation.

The duration of the program is one month.

The dates for the program this year are August 26 – September 20, October 21 – November 15.

In order to take part, one should fill in the application form in English and send it to –

The contact person from the Skolkovo Foundation for the questions regarding participation in the Softlanding program – Daria Smirnova, manager of the Softlanding program; phone number: +7 (495) 956-00-33 (ext. 2844), e-mail:

Application form in English [docx, 108,40 KB] Presentation [pdf, 733,93 KB]