June 5, 2013 — The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) will be hosting the Science Foundation Ireland to discuss opportunities for collaboration in research projects and student exchanges.
The delegation from Ireland, including Mark Ferguson, Director for the Science Foundation Ireland, will be discussing opportunities for cooperation with Skoltech and the overall Skolkovo project. Specifically, they will focus on mutually funding research projects through the Centers for Research, Education and Innovation (CREI).
Throughout a number of workshops, the leadership from Skoltech, the Skolkovo Foundation and top universities in Russia and Ireland will share their experiences with each other to agree on future steps.
Edward Crawley, President, Skoltech
Edward Seidel, Sr. Vice President for Research and Innovation, Skoltech
Vasily Belov, Executive Director of the Energy Efficiency Cluster, Skolkovo Foundation
Marek Dziki, Executive Director of the Biomed Cluster, Skolkovo Foundation
Mark Ferguson, Director, Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland
Philip McDonagh, Ambassador, Irish embassy in Moscow