Success stories

Merck Company does not need to be introduced: more than three centuries of presence at the global health care market, life science and high-tech materials developing speak for themselves. CEO of Merck Life Science in Russia and the CIS Heinz Schmidt told in an interview to about the company's mission in our country and innovation laboratory work in the capital.
Novikov Group
He opened his first restaurant in 1992. Today, the Novikov Group has 75 restaurants not only in Russia, but also abroad. The well-known caterer Arkady Novikov told start-up businessmen in Moscow how to open a popular restaurant.
The iVFarma biotechnological company, based in the Moscow technopark Slava is developing infertility treatment medicines with the entire production cycle, from creating a pharmaceutical substance to producing a ready-made dosage form, carried out exclusively in Russia. OOO iVFarma General Director Mikhail Polzikov, candidate of chemical sciences, was interviewed by Investportal and told us about his company helping Russian families to become happy parents.
Strogino technopark
Today, there are 33 technoparks in Moscow. The residents can rent premises at attractive prices, and receive various benefits from the Moscow Government. General Director Sergei Teplov told the Moscow Investment Portal about the Strogino infrastructure and business preferences.
Exacte Labs
There is an opinion that technoparks are focused exclusively on industrial production or IT-technologies. However, they can be an ideal place for companies with different profiles. So, the Slava technopark accommodates the Exacte Labs laboratory center performing medicinal product analyses and medical tests. General Director Vasily Kazey told the Investportal about their research subject and unusual name, as well as a little about India.
Gen Terra
The Kalibr Technopark in Moscow accommodates the only Russian industrial manufacturer of chemicals for molecular biology. In his interview to the Moscow Investment Portal, Gen Terra director Vladimir Survilo talked about DNA, genome sequencing and plans to conquer the international market.
Technopark Kalibr
One of Moscow's leading technoparks is located at the territory of JSC Kalibr, a former major measuring instruments manufacturer, which celebrated its 85th anniversary in 2017. Since 2015, the plant territory was partially used to create a technopark of the same name "Kalibr", currently accommodating more than 50 companies. In total, over 200 companies are located at the site of JSC Kalibr. The priorities of the technopark development include additive technologies, unmanned transport and navigation technologies, telecommunication technologies, instrument manufacture and metalworking, medical research.
Bolshevichka – Hundred Years of Success
For almost a century now, the enterprise has maintained its brand at a high level and modern technologies and contracts with leading world companies are promoting its continued growth and competitiveness. The Bolshevichka story began back in the 1920s, with the factory starting up in 1929. One of the first workshops was that manufacturing jackets and trousers, as well as coats. It employed 250 workers. The factory was located on the territory of the Perlovs’ former tea-packing plant. During the war, Bolshevichka produced greatcoats, trench coats and reefer jackets for the Red Army and was then honoured to receive an order to make all the uniforms for the Victory Parade.
Moscow Pharmaceutical Factory
The history of the Moscow Pharmaceutical Factory began in the 1930s. Moscow had a fast-growing demand for medications and pharmacies were cropping up. Mostly, factories produced “galenic” medications (tinctures, extracts, and drops based thereon) derived from medicinal plants: motherwort, valerian root, calendula, eleuthero, etc.
Uniconf LLC
The Uniconf Holding is the leader on Russia’s confectionery market; it unites 19 Russian confectioneries, including Moscow’s largest enterprises such as Krasny Oktyabr, Babaevsky Confectionery Concern, Rot Front, Russian Chocolates, and several regional companies. They produce all types of confectionery goods: chocolate, chocolate boxed sets, chocolates sold by weight, baked goods (waffles, biscuits, cereals, treacle cakes, cakes), lollipops, marshmallow, toffees, and Oriental sweets.
Svyaz Engineering
Svyaz Engineering is a large Russian company that designs and manufactures electronic equipment for infrastructure solutions, including power units and critical equipment. The company’s products are in demand everywhere where there is a need for reliable and trouble-free equipment performance: telecommunications and cellular communications, data processing centers, industry and municipal services. Svyaz Engineering designs and produces electronics in Russia: it maintains a complete production cycle from PCBs to final products. The group includes three state-of-the-art plants with cutting-edge automated manufacturing equipment. The enterprise employs about 1,000 persons.
Wimm Bill Dann: Moscow is both one of the biggest markets and a reliable long-term partner
In Moscow, Wimm Bill Dann is represented by two enterprises: the Lianozovo and Tsaritsyno Dairies, which provide for a full production cycle of dairy products, juice and baby food manufacturing, including receiving and preproduction processing of raw materials, manufacturing end products, temporary storage and shipping finished products at the required temperature. The industrial complex produces socially important dairy products, including baby foods: pasteurised and sterilised milk, cream, kefir, ryazhenka, soured milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, juice, fruit drinks, canned vegetables and meat and baby foods. Their products are sold under such well-known brand names as A House in the Country, BioMax, Miracle, Merry Milkman, Agousha, Wonder Kids, M, etc. The company’s 56 production lines manufacture over 1,300 tonnes of end products daily (about 1,150 tonnes of dairy products and about 170 tonnes of baby food). In 2015, the company employed about 3,500 people. Over half of them work in manufacturing.
JSC MTZ TRANSMASH: the incentives received will be used for technical re-equipment, for developing research and technical potential and for offering benefits to employees
The company has a large stock of equipment, mostly NC machines tools, capable of performing any task from cutting and mechanical work to the most complex work in four- or five-dimensional coordinate systems. The company also has a “certified clean” electronic bench, where professionals produce electronic components; the company also has a laser technology bench, where high tech laser equipment is used for surface preparation, cutting, engraving, soldering and for other work with various materials.
OAO Tsaritsyno
Tsaritsyno is one of the biggest players on Russia’s food manufacturing market. The company began operating back in April 1970 and it now supplies over 55,000 tonnes of products to 44 regions of Russia annually. With a staff of 1,450, the combine’s main industrial complex consists of the basic plants: refrigerator, plant for production of semi-finished products, and a sausage plant.
Cherkizovo Group is one of the top three companies on Russia’s meat processing market. The company has been operating for more than 40 years and today employs 2,196 people. They help ensure thorough control over incoming raw materials and high quality of the finished products.
AO Polyus Research Institute of M.F. Stelmakh
AO Polyus Research Institute of M.F. Stelmakh specialises in production of laser information systems for military and civil use. It employs 1,316 people. In 2015, the company’s proceeds from industrial and economic operations reached RUB 2,181 m.
ZAO Bakery Plant Khlebozavod No. 28
The company has been producing bakery and confectionery products since September 1994. Its industrial facilities occupy a total area of more than 17,500 sq. m., and investment related to acquisition, creation and modernisation of production has reached RUB 373.7 m over the past 5 years. Khlebozavod No. 28 employs 619 people.
OOO Titan Power Solution, resident of Technopark Slava
OOO Titan Power Solution (ООО TPS) is an innovative engineering company, founded in 2014, that specialises in the design of technical solutions and practical use of supercapacitor technology in various industries.
Eruditor Group
In 2006, university students and classmates at MIPT (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology) Sergey Kuznetsov and Egor Rudi began thinking about starting their own business. As a result of their idea, they created a service through which students can find a tutor, and tutors can widen their client base. In product concept development, the graduates’ primary considerations were an element of innovation and relevance to clients.
OOO MC Phystech-21
The company specialises in development and manufacture of software. The functioning of Phystechpark is called upon to ensure the most favourable conditions for startups and developing IT companies. Consequently, the company’s key goals are to develop the IT industry and increase its share in Moscow’s economy as a whole. Among the potential residents of Phystechpark are Russian IT companies occupying leading positions in the segments of hi-tech, information and telecoms, academic research and development in the area of natural and technical sciences.
Medtekhnoproekt was founded in December 2014 by a group of associates. The company’s key goal is to launch production of domestic textile vascular prostheses with a biopolymer and antithrombogenous covering. Currently, the company employs scientists, engineers and specialists in the area of cellular technologies, chemistry of metals, and others. In October 2015, Medtekhnoproekt became a resident of Skolkovo. At the stage of research and development, the company occupies an area of about 60 square metres, but it plans to locate production over an area of more than 400 square metres.
ООО HemaCore
HemaCore was set up in 2010 to manufacture and implement into clinical practicea unique new medical device for laboratory diagnostics of the blood coagulation system. After the project was implemented, the team focused on the targeted work in this area. The uniqueness and importance of its products on the global scale has led to a subsidiary being opened in Europe. In its work, HemaCore relies on more than 20 years of research by biophysicists from Moscow State University. The specialists have carried out a large number of academic and clinical research projects. Their results are being presented at scientific conferences of global level.
ZAO Research Centre Module
ZAO Research Centre Module specialises in applied research and practical design in the sphere of digital processing of signals and depictions and construction of computer systems based on such data. The company employs 275 people, who have helped implement over 20 complex projects, including design of the world’s first 64-bit digital signal processor with a 64-bit vector-matrix structure and a variable length of operands (protected by patents in various countries). The company has also designed an original system and applied software protected by copyright certificates. ZAO Module employees take an active part in international and federal exhibitions and conferences.
AXITECH, resident of Technopark Slava
AXITECH designs and manufactures hi-tech equipment for systems for automation and dispatch of industrial and housing-utility facilities. Industrial controllers, complexes and telemetry systems issued by the company successfully operate at Russia’s largest companies such as OAO Gazprom Gazoraspredeleniye, OOO Gazprom Mezhregiongaz, AO Mosvodokanal, etc.
Optogard Nanotech: a big concentration of key market players, developed business and financial infrastructures, the city’s policy of developing innovative environment are an advantage of doing business in Moscow
Optogard Nanotech company was established at Novosibirsk’s Akademgorodok in order to implement the federal policy of innovative industrial development and commercialisation of R&D products developed by the Laser Physics Institute and Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The company employs 42 people, including 9 CScs. Currently, Optogard Nanotech is in the Top 50 companies of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre.
NexTouch LLC: regular contact with the relevant agencies expanded the company’s promotional options
The company is a resident of Moskva technopolis, a member of the Developing Russia’s LED technologies technological platform, a member of the association of the AURA-TECH assistive technologies market, has the status of INTEL’s STEM centre, develops its own Creative Innovations Centre for the Younger Generation. The company employs over 20 people, including DScs and CScs in physics, chemistry, pedagogy and medicine. The company’s manufacturing facilities and research labs have cutting-edge equipment and its top management is constantly working to improve the standard of its Moscow manufacturing.
Texel, Inc.: Moscow has one of Russia’s most developed innovative ecosystems
Texel develops unique software and manufactures high tech professional 3D scanners under the Portal brand for acquiring 3D models of people and large objects. Their principle competitive advantages are quick digitisation of the human body, instant visualisation and export of a 3D model, a unique CRM Texel Cloud platform with automated processing of 3D models for future use; simple and inexpensive upgrade of scanner sensors, a wide range of digital products. The company currently employs 16 people. Since August 2015, the company has been a resident of the Moskva technopolis.
Tau Industries engineering company: comprehensive support for industrial startups was the key factor in selecting the Skolkovo technopark and Foundation as the springboard and co-investor
Tau Industries engineering company was founded in 2008 as a technical consulting agency in industrial manufacturing and engineering. In 2012, the company decided to focus on its own R&D in accordance with the Industry 4.0 standards and to open an office in Russia. In 2013, the company became a Skolkovo Foundation resident. Today, the company has 16 employees: engineers, data miners, programmers and management.
ООО Research Centre “Independent Current Sources”
ZAO Research Centre Module specialises in applied research and practical design in the sphere of digital processing of signals and depictions and construction of computer systems based on such data. The company employs 275 people, who have helped implement over 20 complex projects, including design of the world’s first 64-bit digital signal processor with a 64-bit vector-matrix structure and a variable length of operands (protected by patents in various countries). The company has also designed an original system and applied software protected by copyright certificates. ZAO Module employees take an active part in international and federal exhibitions and conferences.
CJSC SuperOx: Technoparks are an efficient platform for an open dialogue between companies manufacturing innovative products and the city government
CJSC SuperOx is the only commercial manufacturer of 2G HTS tape and related equipment. The company researches optimal technologies for manufacturing HTS tapes and is fully compliant with the import substitution programme: it fully meets the demand of the Russian market and sells its products to customers in Germany, Switzerland, the US, France, the UK, Japan, Taiwan and other developed countries. Today, CJSC SuperOx is a cutting-edge high-tech manufacturer. The company’s Russian and Japanese offices employ about 50 staff. In 2013, the company moved its manufacturing facility with a total space of 1,000 square metres to Moscow’s Slava Technopark.
Starbucks: limited growth in reliance on Moscow
Starbucks has been long awaited on the Russian market. Eventually, the company opened its first Russian coffee shop only in autumn 2007 in Moscow.
Get Taxi: innovative business solving municipal problems
Moscow has become a home for 12 million people and 15 million living in the conurbation. Transport is a major challenge for any modern metropolis.
Boston Consulting Group: Moscow represents an efficient platform for business development
Moscow is very important for BCG as a place for living and working. Moscow is the very place where decisions are made for state and private companies and, therefore, the city represents an extremely influential platform for business development.
Trinity Solutions is not new to the market. The company was created in 1993 in St. Petersburg and became the first distributor of Bus Logic and SyQuest SCSI adapters. For over a decade, the company formed long-term relationships with world market leaders in IT technology and became a strategic partner in Russia to such giants as IBM.
Crocus Nanoelectronics
Crocus Nanoelectronics a resident of the Technopolis Moscow, is the world’s first manufacturer of magnetoresistive memory (MRAM) with design rules 90, 65 and 45 nanometers on 300mm wafers using Crocus Technology technology. Company engineers are now applying the final high-tech layers for creating MRAM memory chips.
Alpha Automotive Technologies
Alpha Automotive Technologies (AAT) is a leading Russian manufacturer of car body parts. It annually produces 9.5+ million parts used for assembling 300,000+ vehicle sets.
Bartholet Maschinenbau AG
24 December 2020
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