History

Skoltech was founded on October 25, 2011 by a collaboration of nine Russian institutions and organizations:

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  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • Tomsk Polytechnic University
  • Moscow School of Management Skolkovo
  • New Economic School
  • Rusnano
  • Russian Venture Company (RVC)
  • Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)
  • Foundation for the Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology
  • RAS Scientific Center in Chernogolovka

On October 26, 2011, the newly created Skoltech signed a trilateral agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Skolkovo Foundation to launch the first three years of a collaboration to build capacity in education, research, and entrepreneurship programs at Skoltech.