MIT-Skoltech Conference: “Collaborative Solutions for Next Generation Education, Science and Technology”
On October 15-16, 2018 Skoltech hosted the 3rd annual MIT-Skoltech Conference “Collaborative Solutions for Next Generation Education, Science and Technology”. Day 2, October 16, was dedicated to research and was held at the New Skoltech Campus. The focus was mainly on the current MIT-Skoltech collaboration: NGP projects, Seed Funds projects, and CREI partnership. Skoltech Biomedical Initiative was also in the scope of the conference to represent current Skoltech activities in the area.
MIT Skoltech Announced Winners for the Third Round of Seed Fund Proposals
The MIT Skoltech Seed Fund awarded in excess of $900,000 in third-year Seed Grant Funding to 13 projects for 1 year. The grants were awarded to researchers from 8 MIT departments, representing 3 schools and 2 program. The call for proposals was open to renewal applications to allow for the completion of research projects that were funded in the first round of the program as well as to new proposals. The call especially encouraged submissions that promote experimental or applied research at Skoltech or other Russian institutions.. The program awarded grants to support 8 new proposals and 5 projects continued from Year one. Read more about the projects
MIT Skoltech Program Issues Call for Seed Fund Proposals, for the Period 2018 – 2019
The MIT Skoltech Seed Fund Program is pleased to announce its third-round call for proposals. Proposals will be accepted from MIT Principal Investigators from any school, department, laboratory, or center. The Program seeks innovative projects that have the potential to benefit either the development of Skoltech or the mission of the Skolkovo Foundation. The call especially encourages proposals that promote experimental or applied research at Skoltech or other Russian institutions, as well as renewal applications to allow for the completion of research projects that were funded in the first round of the program. The MIT Skoltech Seed Fund will award grants in amount up to US$ 75,000, for one year. The call is open now through January 26, 2018.
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MIT Skoltech Announced Awardees for the Second Round of NGP Grants
The MIT Skoltech collaboration has awarded four joint projects in the second round of Next Generation Program grants. The annual budget of each project will be up to 12.5 million rubles for the Skoltech portion and $130K (total costs) for the MIT one. The MIT Skoltech Next Generation Program (NGP) covers the whole range of academic and institution development activities. NGP seeks to establish and promote a mutually beneficial long-term bilateral collaboration in research, education and innovation between Skoltech faculty members and their MIT counterparts through the research-driven projects.
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MIT Skoltech Announced Winners for the Second Round of Seed Fund Proposals
The MIT Skoltech Seed Fund has awarded in excess of $800,000 in second-year Seed Grant Funding to 11 projects for 1 year. The grants are awarded to 11 researchers from 9 MIT Departments and Programs representing 3 schools. The call for proposals by the MIT Skoltech Seed Fund welcomed submissions for innovative projects that have the potential to benefit the development of Skoltech or the mission of the Skolkovo Foundation. The second year MIT Skoltech Seed Fund awardees address a wide range of topics, fitting that scope. Read more about the projects