Global Information Partnership forum

April 20, 2011, 10:00 conference

On April, 20 Digital October Center hosted the Global Information Partnership forum.

The European Venture Capital Industry and Global Innovation Partnerships (GIP) announced a trade delegation of 25 leading European venture capital firms and top executives of major international technology corporations to Russia. They participated in the Second International Trade Delegation on Global Innovation Partnerships in Moscow and Kazan, April 18-22.

Milestone in European-Russian cooperation in innovation: leaders of top European venture capital funds and corporations to visit Russia

The initiative connected European and Russian investors and innovative businesses to discuss cooperation in the emerging high technology areas, such as cleantech, biotech, aviation and space-related technologies.

“The mutual advantages of closer collaboration between European and Russian innovation and hi-tech know-how are immense. We are delighted to have the opportunity to connect technology innovators, buyers, suppliers and venture capital backers, between our neighboring regions,” said Georges Noel, EVCA’s VC Director.

Venture capitalist delegates will include:

  • Amadeus Capital Partners,
  • Earlybird Venture Capital,
  • Emerald Technology Ventures,
  • Endeavour Vision,
  • Environmental Technologies Fund,
  • HealthCap,
  • Index Ventures,
  • Mangrove Capital Partners,
  • Medical Valley,
  • Siemens Venture Capital,
  • Triangle Venture,
  • Wellington Partners,
  • Wheb Ventures.


In Russia, the delegates will meet government officials, leaders of Russian business, hi-tech entrepreneurs, institutional investors and venture capital backers. After meeting in Moscow, the European VCs and business executives will visit Kazan, Tatarstan, a Russian fast-growing region.

The visit of the trade delegation is organized by European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and GIP in cooperation with Russian Venture Capital Association (RVCA), and Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan. Global Innovation Partnerships is a joint venture of the RUSNANO, Russian Venture Company, Skolkovo Foundation, and the Global Technology Symposium.


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