The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) is a private graduate research university in Skolkovo, Russia, a suburb of Moscow. Established in 2011 in collaboration with MIT, Skoltech educates global leaders in innovation, advance scientific knowledge, and fosters new technologies to address critical issues facing Russia and the world. Applying international research and educational models, the university integrates the best Russian scientific traditions with twenty-first century entrepreneurship and innovation.
Skoltech is organized as a permanent, modern, international university with a physical campus for research and education in Skolkovo, Russia. Skoltech has five primary education and research programs, corresponding to priority areas as defined by Russia: Information Science and Technology, Energy Science and Technology, Biomedical Science and Technology, Space Science and Technology, and Product Design and Advanced Manufacturing. Each of these Programs provides Master’s and Ph.D. degrees granted by Skoltech.
Space CREI: The main goals of the Skoltech Space Center is to provide cutting-edge hands-on education to its students through involving them in the design, implementation and testing of sensors, components and robotic systems for applications in space environments. The CREI supports innovation by actively involving companies in the definition of plans, the development of programs, and the transfer of knowledge and know how. The strategy is intended to be complementary to the existing industrial capabilities of Russia.
The Space Center labs have won various awards at national and international levels. To know more about the Skoltech Space projects and researchers involved, visit Space Center Projects.