The Skolkovo Foundation has held the presentation of a large-scale project titled The Supermarket of Startups at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. It is an original exhibition and sales of young enterprises, which began their development having received the Skolkovo Foundation’s grants - $ 1.5 M. Each of these companies implements its own innovative project. Also a grand ceremony of Skolkovo resident status commitment to the anniversary - the 500th company took place during the Forum.
V. Vekselberg, the Skolkovo Foundation President, has handed in the certificate to the 500th Skolkovo participant - Parasight Company, Israel. The new participant received not only a symbolic crystal brick, but also the right to settle in the first building of Skolkovo innovation city, which will be put into operation in September 2012, V. Vekselberg told.
According to Viktor Vekselberg, the stream of innovative business proposals today is very stable. He said that in order to get 500 residents in Skolkovo, the Fund experts reviewed more than 10,000 applications, and this work continues.
The site presents the innovative companies, the Skolkovo project participants that could potentially be interesting for the Forum visitors and participants.