Participation in the business mission of the Skolkovo Foundation to Switzerland

publication date: October 29, 2020

The event “Skolkovo Foundation's business mission to Switzerland” was held on October 26-27 via videoconference. The organization was supported by the Swiss Embassy in Moscow and the Swiss Business Promotion Center in Russia, with the participation of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland (SERI), the Swiss Agency for the Promotion of Innovation “Innosuisse”, the industry associations SwissGognitive and digitalswitzerland and several Swiss chambers of commerce.

Russian AI projects and European technology companies interested in using artificial intelligence technologies were united on one virtual platform.

Nine Russian innovative companies took part in the event. Singularis Lab was represented by its director Dmitry Kryzhanovsky.

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In total, about 30 foreign companies and organizations participated in the business mission, including Allianz Suisse, Sulzer, Oerlikon, IBM Research, KPMG, RGG Capital, Union Bancaire Privée, AXA Winterthur.

The event was held within the framework of the international program "Global Challenge - Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)". The program was initiated by the Skolkovo Foundation and its partners to promote Russian developments in the field of artificial intelligence in the international arena and to attract the attention of the technological community to the UN SDGs.