Research centres

  • SIEMS
  • SEneC
  • SEDeC
  • SWTC

More about SIEMS

About the SKOLKOVO Institute for Emerging Market Studies (SIEMS)

We conduct cutting-edge research and provide advisory services focused on the strategic issues of globalisation, innovation, institutional development, the phenomenon of soft power and sustainable development. We are experts in applying strategic futures thinking methods and scenario planning to the challenges faced by policymakers and businesspeople in emerging markets.

Objective

To promote the full-scale and fair integration of Russia into the global economy by helping the international business community better understand Russia as a market and as a global player and by supporting the development of Russia’s capacity to attract investors and access international markets.

Achievements

Since 2008, we have produced over 50 research briefs on the economic, financial, strategic, and operational issues impacting the policies and businesses of Russia and fast moving markets around the world. Our team of experts have conducted numerous consulting projects for both public and private sector organisations, published SIEMS research in top-tier academics journals and written a top-ranked management book identifying the traits of successful breakout firms in the BRICS.

About SEneC

SKOLKOVO Energy Centre (SEneC) was opened at the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO in 2011.

Core research subjects:

  • Economic stimulation of new accumulation mining and raise in oil and gas recovery factor of the already functioning accumulations
  • Strategy of the Russian continental shelf exploration and mining
  • Economic aspects of oil refinery modifying and energy efficiency stimulation issues
  • Global oil and gas production and consumption trends
  • Scenarios of the gas demand according to economic activity kinds
  • Assessment of gas saving potential in Russia and stipulations of its realization
  • Methodology of the oil and gas transportation rate defining
  • World trends of hydrocarbon price formation, processing margin

Contact information:

Novaya ul. 100, Skolkovo village, Odintsovsky District, Moscow Region, +7 495 580 30 03

prteam@skolkovo.ru

More about SEDeC

About SKOLKOVO Education Development Center (SEDeC)

SKOLKOVO Education Development Center, headed by Denis Konanchuk, was founded in May 2011.

Our Goal: to develop new approaches and disseminate best managerial practices for Education development in Russia and abroad.

Core activities:

  • problem-driven research resulting in unique insights / tools for tertiary education development;
  • policy advice on human-resources development for Russian corporations and industries to promote sustainable growth and new market opportunities;
  • executive education programs and strategy development sessions for university management teams.

Research & Development philosophy:

  • practice-oriented approach: develop practical tools and solutions to respond corporate and government needs in the field of education and human-resources development;
  • public discussion of the problems related to educational process and new educational technologies and their influence on the modern society;
  • use of the leading international practice and it’s adaptation to Russian reality.

For the last 2 years SEDeC specialists have contributed to strategy development of the leading Russian universities, including Urals Federal university in Yekaterinburg, Northern (Arctic) Federal university in Arkhangelsk and Olympic University in Sochi.

In 2012-2013 SEDeC team is conducting educational program for the senior managers of the Russian universities, which was designed under the umbrella of Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation. The aim of the program is to establish a network community of university managers, implementing a range of breakthrough projects aimed to create new educational landscape in Russia.

Also in partnership with the International Labour Organization SEDeC works on the international study and policy advice to increase interaction of labour markets and training and vocational education systems in Russia and five developing countries. Results of the project are to be presented at G20 Summit in 2013.

More about SWTC

SKOLKOVO Wealth Transformation Centre (SWTC)

The Centre seeks to support entrepreneurship in Russia through creating and developing legal and educational infrastructure.

Its key areas of activity include:

  • Asset Management
  • Continuity
  • Charity

The Centre offers educational programmes, conducts studies, holds events and works with regulators on issues of continuity ​​and on the introduction of new tools for public charity.