Delhi NCR branch of the Indo-Russian Science and Technology Centre (IRSTC) has been inaugurated on April 25, 2012 at Gurgaon, Delhi NCR by Dr T. Ramasami, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, and Academician A.O. Gliko, Director General, RAS Institute of Physics of the Earth, who are also the Co-Chairs of the Joint Council of the Integrated Long Term Program – the flagship of the Indo-Russian S&T cooperation program.
Moscow branch of the Indo-Russian Science and Technology Centre was inaugurated during the Summit level meeting in Moscow in December 2011. Now the two branch offices will work in tandem to facilitate and promote transfer and commercialization of innovative technologies developed jointly or independently by Indian and Russian scientists. If an Indian or Russian business person or entrepreneur has a proposal for technology partnership and its commercialization, whether seeking or offering technology, the Indo-Russian Science and Technology Centre can network him or her with partners in either country.
India-Russia scientific and technological cooperation is the most extensive collaboration effort for both countries. We would like to see this cooperation grow further. The Embassy is looking forward to larger participation of both Indian and Russian scientists and innovative companies in this national level endeavor of the two countries. We would be happy to facilitate the scientific / industrial linkages between the Indian and the Russian scientists and may be approached for any information / assistance.
There was held the XII Congress of European Association of Business Angels in Moscow.
One of the major international events of venture capital investments market at early stage - the XII Congress of European Association of Business Angels – was held from 23 till 24 April, 2012, in Moscow. Among the participants there were more than 400 representatives of the leading international associations of business angels, seed funds, service providers, public authorities and state universities of development.
In the frameworks of Moscow Congress there were held discussions about the role of state and practical instruments of development of national venture capital investments markets at early stage.
L.I. Kornaukhova, Deputy General Director, who participated in the sessions, had a talk with the participants of the Congress and told about the activity of RISTC. The participants were interested in the opportunities offered by Centre.
On April 19 a well-known business angel Dr. Nikolay.A. Badulin
visited RISTC Moscow Unit to meet with Mrs. L.I. Kornaukhova, the
Centre Deputy Director General. Dr. Badulin is Director General of "OAO
Investment & Financial Company Samotlor-Invest” and "OAO Innovation
Management Company FiBr”. The innovations of the company FiBr were
introduced for their commercialization in India.
On April 13 a scientific conference dedicated to the 65th
Anniversary of establishing Russian-Indian diplomatic relations was
held in the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign
Affairs (MFA). On invitation of MFA Department of India Mrs. L.I.
Kornaukhova, RISTC Deputy Director General, took part in the
The conference was opened by Deputy Foreign
Minister of the Russian Federation Mr. Igor.V. Morgulov and Foreign
Minister of the Republic of India Mr. S.M. Krishna. ”The potential of
Russian-Indian economic interaction is practically unlimited”, said Mr.
Igor Morgulov, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister. Protocol devoted to
this significant date was signed.
Speeches delivered by Dr.
S.I. Lunev, PhD, Professor of Oriental Studies Chair, Moscow State
Institute of International Relations of the Russian Federation Ministry
of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO – University), Dr. T.L. Shaumyan, PhD,
Director of the Centre of Indian Studies, Institute of Oriental
Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, and other conference participants
were devoted to various aspects of Russian-Indian relations, scientific
analysis of their past, present and prospects of their development.
Ambassador visits Indo-Russian S&T Centre in Moscow; Indian branch likely to open next month
The Ambassador of India to the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Ajai
Malhotra, visited the newly opened Indo-Russian Science and Technology
Centre (located at the Experimental Design Bureau of Oceanological
Engineering, Russian Academy of Sciences) in Moscow on January 18, 2012.
Welcoming the Ambassador, Mr. Sergei Y. Sukonkin, Director General of
the Moscow branch of the Centre, informed that since its formal
inauguration on December 15, 2011, the Centre has established regional
nodes across Russia for networking with potential Russian technology
providers and users. It has also put in place the legal and
organizational structure to facilitate partnership building and emerge
as a nucleus for knowledge assimilation and dissemination.
Recalling that India-Russia scientific and technological cooperation is
easily the most extensive collaboration effort for either country,
Ambassador Malhotra stated: "It is gratifying to see the realization of
this Summit level initiative. The Indo-Russian S&T Centre will
prove pivotal in promoting modernization as well as commercialization
of innovative technologies developed by Indian and Russian scientists."
Ambassador Malhotra revealed: "It is likely that the Indian branch of
the Indo-Russian Science and Technology Centre would be inaugurated
next month in Delhi National Capital Region (Gurgaon). Both the Moscow
and Delhi branches of the Centre will work in tandem to enable two-way
technology transfer and intensify interaction between Indian and
Russian scientific/production institutes and industry. If an Indian or
Russian business person or entrepreneur has a proposal for technology
partnership and its commercialisation, whether seeking or offering
technology, the Indo-Russian S&T Centre can network you with
suitable partners in both countries." Such proposals may be sent to Dr
SV Joshi, Executive Director of the Indian branch ( email@example.com
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