RuSciTech Newsletter – October 2014

Welcome to the October 2014 edition of the RuSciTech Newsletter!

Here you will find information on a number of forthcoming events and appointment opportunities. RuSciTech & RASA are full steam ahead preparing for the RuSciTech-RASA Forum Asia 2015 in Singapore scheduled for 27-28 June 2015. Please keep these dates in your diary. The Forum’s web site and registration will be launched very soon – we’ll keep you updated. As always, you are very welcome to share your news and suggestions with us.

Forthcoming Events

Skolkovo Foundation is organising a round table discussion with companies and entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley interested in cooperation with Skolkovo. Members of Skolkovo Foundation Scientific Advisory Council and representatives of appropriate Skolkovo Foundation departments will take part in the event. More information & registrations: Oleg Pertsovskiy, Operations Director, Energy Efficiency Cluster, Skolkovo Foundation (
30 October, 2014 Stanford University campus Stanford CA, USA

The Second Conference for the Russian Scientific Diaspora 5-6 December, 2014 European University in Saint-Petersburg
Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
The First Conference for the Russian Scientific Diaspora was held at the European University in Saint- Petersburg in June 2010.

Skoltech EDGE Symposium – Exchanging Ideas in Research and Innovation
15-16 December, 2014 Skoltech Campus, Skolkovo, Moscow, Russia Registration for the event

Job & Project Opportunities

A unique opportunity from Skoltech University is available for 15 students who have recently graduated – a chance to join a new MSc programme in Product Design and Advanced Manufacturing, and to study at MIT for one academic year – for free! The programme starts in January 2015 – apply now.
Deadline for application submissions: 30 November 2014. More info. Inquiries at:

The Early Stage Researcher position at Queens University Belfast for Marie Curie European Industrial Doctorate (EID) programme ARTISAN, “Adaptive RF front-end for 4G communication systems and beyond”  More info. Closing date: 13 November 2014.