Italian oil and gas giant Eni on its way to Russia?s Skolkovo

Italian oil and gas giant Eni on its way to Russia?s SkolkovoItaly?s Eni, one of the largest global energy corporations, may set up its RandD center in Skolkovo, and the Italian Institute of Technology is considering partnering with Skolkovo?s Skoltech University

Italy?s Eni, one of the largest global energy corporations, may set up its R&D center in the Skolkovo innovation hub outside Moscow, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported earlier this week, citing an agreement personally facilitated by President Vladimir Putin of Russia visiting Italy. A memo of intent was reportedly signed by Skolkovo Foundation president Viktor Vekselberg and Eni Executive Director Paolo Scaroni. In addition to setting up an R&D center, the memo is said to offer the Italian oil and gas giant access to innovation technologies and products being developed in Skolkovo, and also to open up Eni?s production competencies for Skolkovo residents...