International conference devoted to Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (SkolTech) educational program forming will take place in Moscow in the middle of May as Aleksey Sitnikov, vice president of SkolTech Operations and Development department announced.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - technological entrepreneurship in universities world leader, is one of the conference organizers. Sitnikov said that the resignation of Susan Hockfield from president of MIT post will not affect cooperation with Skolkovo.
SkolTech is created as the first Russian university that combines engineering and entrepreneurial education. Research centers of large companies and universities are the basis of SkolTech. Skolkovo Fund president Viktor Vekselberg, Susan Hockfield and SkolTech president Edward Crowley signed SkolTech creation agreement last fall.