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October 18, 2021, 12:09 (UTC+3)|

Top tech stories from Moscow (October 4 — 17)


Main news about Moscow's projects, developers, technologies

Moscow Joins TCI Network for the Development of Innovations and Clusters

Source: Press Service of Moscow Mayor and the Moscow Government

The Moscow Innovation Cluster (MIC) has become a member of the TCI Network, an international network for the development of innovations and clusters. The joint programs are expected to help promote the projects of Moscow innovators in foreign markets.

Within the TCI Network, there are two working groups: cluster development assessment and innovation. Their purpose is to hold design workshops or specialized meetings on thematic areas.

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Other stories:

  • Moscow-Based Startups Super Motorica, RFSens and NtechLab Win G20 Innovation League Startup Competition 
  • Russian Team Wins ICPC International Championship for the 8th Time in a Row
  • Beeline and Sechenov University Announce Creating an AI-Based Digital Lab for Medical Research in Moscow
  • Group Changes its Name to VK Group, Integrates its Infrastructure under One Brand
  • Data Matrix to Create a National Biomedical Database
  • Aggregator of Financial Information on Companies with Founders from CIS Launched in Russia
  • AILA to Deploy an AI Solution for NLMK’s Industrial Processes


Center for Industry 4.0 to be Created in Moscow

Moscow Telecoms May Get 3.4-3.8 GHz Frequencies for 5G Used by the Military

Ministry of Digital Development to Introduce SIM-cards with Encrypted Digital Signature

Government Approves Roadmap on Integrating Drones into the Single Airspace

Russian Doctors May Get Permission for Remote Diagnosis as Part of the Regulatory Sandbox

Ministry of Agriculture Plans to Digitalize the Industry

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  • Experts Note the Growing Interest of Foreign Investors in the Russian Tech
  • Yandex Buys Israeli E-Scooter Renting Service
  • T1 Group Heads for an IPO in 2024
  • Delimobil Applies for an IPO
  • Group Adds SkillFactory to its Educational Holding, along with Skillbox and GeekBrains
  • Two Moscow-Based Game Studios Attract Investments from Group
  • Skolkovo Ventures Invests in an AI-Based Startup Cyberphysics 
  • Yandex, Lanit, Gigabyte and VTB to Invest $14 Million in a Server Manufacturing Plant


researches, monitorings, reports and other analytics of Moscow and Russian IT market

  • NAFI: The popularity of digital financial services among teenagers in Russia →

Data on digital literacy and preferences of Russian teenagers in finances.

  • Interfax: ICT sector development in Russia →

Latest study on ICT-based economy.

  • IDC: Russian IT services market and performance of leading suppliers in 2020 →

IT services market overview.

The study presents an ecosystem of more than 1300 services

  •  MOSCOW DIT: Monitoring of international smart practices in the first half of 2021 →

An analysis of world’s smart-city solutions.

  • VCIOM: Attitudes of Russians towards the collection, use and security of personal data →

Public attitude research concerning the security of personal data.

  • SBERBANK: The popularity of contactless payments in Russia →

Recent survey of contactless payments made using smartphones or other gadgets.

A full digest on current governmental initiatives regarding AI.

  • JUST AI: Conversational AI in retail →

Current market overview and forecast.

More analytics →


discover people who stand behind the innovative companies and projects in Moscow

Alexei FursinHead of the Moscow DPIR
Boris DobrodeevCEO of VK Group (former Group)  
Lex MolosovFounder of Baza VC
Victor RemshaGeneral Partner of the Finsight Ventures
Evgeny KovnirCEO of ANO Digital Economy 
Alexei LoleytChief Product and Strategy Officer at Data Matrix

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