President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian, who is on a working visit to Moscow, paid a visit to Skolkovo Moscow School of Management.
As reported the Staff of the President of Armenia, Skolkovo Moscow School of Management is Russia’s largest innovative eco-system with over 3,000 tech firms, startups, as well as research groups of big Russian and foreign partnering companies.
President of Skolkovo Foundation, President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Arkady Dvorkovic presented Skolkovo’s projects and the upcoming programs for expansion of the innovative center.
President Sarkissian toured the laboratories of several companies operating at the technopark and met with representatives of several startups, who informed that they are interested in exporting their products to Armenia and doing business in the country.
Sarkissian also visited the Skolovo Institute of Science and Technology where Rector Alexander Kuleshov presented the infrastructural features and the educational and innovative projects of the Institute. During the tour, the President met with a group of scientists working at the Institute and stated that Armenia’s scientists and educational figures have inherited the best traditions of the Soviet era. He added that he would be glad to be able to carry out a joint project with the Institute and presented the presidential ATOM (Advanced Tomorrow) initiative, the aim of which is to develop and enhance the latest technologies and artificial intelligence in Armenia.