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Skolkovo’s nuclear cluster gets four new residents

1 Nov '11
The cluster of nuclear technologies of the Skolkovo innovation center has registered four new participants, news agency RIA Novosti reports.

The ceremony to give certificates to the new residents was held on Monday, yesterday, at the international forum “Atomexpo-2011”.

Among the new residents is rare and precious metals company Axion with the project on development and implementation of technology of production of national ion-exchange materials with adaptive selectivity to individual metals ions, surpassing the best competitive analogues. The project is scheduled to be carried out by 2015.

The company Intersoft Eurasia entered the cluster with the project to create a mobile dosage meter – a radio meter built on the base of a mobile telephone or smartphone using a unique sensor of alfa-, beta-, and gamma-rays.

Another new resident of the cluster is Radsintech with the project on converting gas into liquid based on powerful industrial accelerators.

The fourth cluster participant is Split that plans to develop a program-methodological complex to process and interpret data of nuclear methods of geophysical research of wells.

The Skolkovo innovations center is to become the largest testing landfill of the new economic policy in Russia. The specially allocated territory outside the Moscow city is to provide special conditions for R&D in the sectors of energy and energy efficient technologies, nuclear, space, biomedical and computer technologies.

The Skolkovo innovation center has the following five clusters: the Cluster of Biomedical Technologies, the Cluster of Information and Computer Technologies, the Cluster of Space Technologies and Telecommunications, the Cluster of Energy Efficient Technologies, the Cluster of Nuclear Technologies.