Russians and Belgians to push next gen electronics in Moscow

Russians and Belgians to push next gen electronics in MoscowMoscow?s TechnoSpark nanotech center and Belgium?s IMEC Microelectronics Centre have agreed to jointly develop a concept of the future Troitsk Center for Electronics RandD and Application in Moscow.

Moscow?s TechnoSpark nanotech center and Belgium?s IMEC Microelectronics Centre have agreed to jointly develop a concept of the future Troitsk Center for Electronics R&D and Application in Moscow, reports Rusnano, Russia?s largest nanotech company. Under the terms of their agreement, the partners will deliver such a concept by August 2013 already. The concept will cover an inception stage of 2013 through 2015. In addition to developing a business plan and determining investment amounts, TechnoSpark also wants to package a starting batch of pilot projects in collaboration with IMEC and its international partners. ?This cooperation with the Belgians is a momentous step into international collaboration that Russian scientists and developers make to join, on equal terms with Western scientists, the problem-solving process for the leading global R&D market players, such as Intel, Samsung, Philips and others,? said Denis Kovalevich, one of the Center project managers from the Russian side...