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MOSCOW, November 9 (Itar-Tass) —— Microsoft and Skolkovo plan to sign next spring an agreement on Microsoft’s research and design centre in Skolkovo, Microsoft in Russia’s CEO Nikolai Pryanishnikov told a news conference on results of joint work with Skolkovo.
“We have reached good progress on the centre, improved the team of Microsoft, which will be involved in research and design in various directions,” he said. “We plan to sign in spring an agreement on locating the team in Skolkovo.”
Presently, he said, the parties have finished the first direction in design for business.
“Our plans for 2012 include transition to permanent organisational presence of Microsoft in Skolkovo in the form of a Centre for research and design of software,” Head of the Skolkovo Foundation Viktor Vekselberg said in his turn expressing the confidence that “this cooperation will give a new impetus to development of an innovative ecosystem.”
Organisation of Microsoft’s centre for research and design goes in line with a memorandum on cooperation between the two companies. The centre is planned to produce various software and business applications to be used not only in Russia, but throughout the globe.