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 is a resident of the Nuclear Technologies cluster of Skolkovo Innovation Centre.
About the company
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.
In June 2012, Optogard Nanotech received the status of a Skolkovo Foundation participant and became a technopark resident with space of 160 square metres. For several years, the company has been one of the Foundation’s best companies, a resident of its nuclear technologies cluster. It works jointly with RZD JSCo, United Heavy Machinery Plants, Medical Equipment LLC and Microbor Composite.
The company specialises in introducing into the economy’s real sector unique innovative laser and plasma superhard protective coating technologies that are unmatched anywhere else in the world, in modifying (reinforcing) metal and alloy surfaces, and also in producing laser and plasma equipment for said technologies. Both technologies and equipment are patented as intellectual property and are internationally protected.
Advantages of doing business in Moscow
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; and certainly, the Skolkovo Innovation Centre being in Moscow is also a great advantage.
Optogard Nanotech plans to expand its production by setting up a Laser and Plasma Treatment Centre at Skolkovo technopark, which will work as shared knowledge centre, offering metal- and alloy-working services to the innovation centre’s participants.