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  • AlbertYefimovHeadofSkolkovoRobotics

    RussianRobotics:SkolkovoPerspective

  • Skolkovo Robotics Center

  • Skolkovo Foundation

  • RoboticsNetworkinSkolkovo

    50 projects

    24experts

    24grants*

    SciencePartners

    TechnicalPartners

    *including theapprovaloftheapplicationandmicro-grants

    VentureCapital

    Customers

    Hackspace

  • Solved andUN-solvedProblemsofModernRobotics

    ommunication (4G,WiFi)

    Sensors,Navigation

    Processorpower.MooresLaw

    Mobility

    Awareness,cognition, artificialintelligence,interactionwiththeenvironment, groupbehavior(3-8years)

    Manipulationwithobjects.ReducingthecostofHWandcomponent (3-5years)

    Themainlimitationsof thecurrentservicerobotics:awarenessof theenvironmentandtherobotmanipulationwithobjectsoftheworld.

    StanfordResearchInstitute/Skolkovo Robotics

  • Cognition

  • Human-RoboticsInteraction

    Newhardwareorsoftwareforhuman-roboticsnaturalorcollaborationincludingindustrialordomesticuse

  • HumanAugmentationSystems

    Humanaugmentationsystemsincludingindustrialorrehabilitationexoskeletonsandintelligentprosthetics Raised$1.5mfunding

  • MedicalRobotics

  • DeepLearning

    Applicationofartificialintelligencetechnologies, includingdeeplearningneuralnetworkstocreateproductsandsolutionsthatprovideintelligent supportforhumansinrelationtocomputerandroboticsystems.

  • DeepLearning

  • SkolkovoRoboticsConference

  • SkolkovoRobotics16

    20.05

    Skolkovo Hypercube

  • SkolkovoRoboticsCenter

    Human-CenteredRobotics

    =

  • ExtendHumanCapabilities

    100ssoldin2015$10k/p

  • Stats

    Russiais2nd frombottominindustrialrobotics:( Signofhope- ~500servicerobotssoldin2015professionalandpersonalpurposes(IFRdatawillbesubmittedsoon):

    Mining AGVin logistics Exoskeletons Education UAV

    Promo-bots Telepresence UnderwaterROV SurveillanceAGV Defenserobotics(noexport)

    500onlyinSkolkovo!

  • Strength:GreathumancapitalEngineeringtalent

    Weakness:Tooweakentrepreneurialculture

    Opportunities: Vastcountry Softwareeatstheworld 25%GDPisretail Currencydevaluation

    Threats: Politicalturmoiltoolong StatemightU-turnagain

    SWOT Analysis

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  • StrengthesHuman capital - 1st in number of engineeringgraduates

    StrongMechanical&Mathematical studies

    Rich (so far) government

    Software competence - key component of cutting edgerobotics

    Technologysavvypopulation- internet&smartphonepenetrationamonghighestinEurope

    Beautifultechnologylineage- pioneeringinmanyareasofrobotics

    Always positive robots! No terminators in Russian popculture !

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  • WeaknessesLowlevelentrepreneurshipcultureBig(relatively)militarybudgetsdrawingbesttalentsinmilitaryR&DLowdriveinlocalmanufacturingforeffiencyGovernmentpoliciesenforcingmigrant'slabourLanguagebarrierforenteringforeignmarketsContradictionsinnationalinnovationpriorities

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  • OpportunitiesVastspaces- drones&UVparadisetoearlytechnologyadoptionSoftwarebecomeskeymarketdifferentiatorEasyaccesstoclinicaltrial25%ofRussiasGDPisretailAgingneighbors(EU,Japan)drivingtechnologysolutionsbeyondmigrationDramaticincreaseforspecificservicerobotics:UVs&HASGrowingshareofTier2/3suppliersinworld(S&I)roboticsManufacturing'sreinessanceinRussiaCurrencydevaluation2

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  • Threats

    LowRussia'profileduetoUkraine'sturmoilOil/Gas/MilitarytakesalltalentsStrongcompetitionfromUS,EU,JapanandChinakillsnascentRussianroboticsindustryTooslowgrowthoflocalmanufacturingClosinggovernmentsponsoredmodernizationinitiatives,shiftingattentionfromsmallinnovativefirmstobigcorporations

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  • Robo

    ticsinRussia

  • GuidetoRoboticsCenters

    Guideline Description What wehave

    Talent An abundance of talented graduate engineers with backgrounds in robotics and mechanical engineering is a key propriety for a robotics center

    MoscowIT Clusteris2kcompaniesand60%business

    Customers Established links to the offices of potential customers of robotics Alldefence customersinMoscow

    Interdisciplinary teams

    The ability for teams to reach out to experts in various disciplines (computer science, design and even psychology) RANlegacy

    Venture Capital Access to venture capitalists capable of supplying smart and patient capital Moscowisfinancialcenter

    Infrastructure Cheap lab/office rent, space to set up meetings and conferences Nodeficiency

    Experts, mentors and acceleration

    Access to a wide network of experts for evaluation, acceleration and mentorship programs Highdensity

    Geography Proximity to centers of fundamental and applied research in robotics 6-7 hourstoanywhereinEU

    Services Cheap and reliable services for prototyping yes

    Financial support Robotics is yet not very attractive to investors. Government financial support is necessary to attract venture capital for robotics projects. Government grantsetc

  • Industrial robotics AutonomousVehicles

    Unmanned AerialVehicles

    MedicalandRehabilitationRobotics

    EducationalRobotics HumanRoboticsInteraction

    ArtificialIntelligence

  • ExoatletTheonlyrehabilitationexoskeletoninEuropeonclinicaltrials:

    Dozensofpilotswalkedhundredsofhours

    Usedforrehabilitationofstrokepatientsandassistedwalkingforfullparaplegics

    EUR17 000(shippingnot included)

    Firstversionshippedtocustomers

    Clinicalversion(2017):

    Claimstairs Walkuphill Collectpatientdata

    2012 2014 20161969

  • Promobot Hundredssoldworld-wideFeaturedinForbesEUR6000,nomonthlyfee!

  • GNOMROV Soldworld-wide Smallestinitsclass StartswithEUR3500

  • FutureLabFirstcompanyintheworldtolandonhigh-voltagepower-linetorollonthemPrototypeReadyforcustomerstrialsnextyear

  • TSURUUAVunder250g

    Uniquedesign:water-proof,dust-proof

    Cheap

    Inproduction:shippedtoearlycustomersinEmergencydepartments

    EUR1700

    Shippedtocustomers

  • MR-400,2009.

    AR-600E,2013. SAR-401,2013.

  • SkolkovoRoboticsAlbertYefimovaefimov@sk.ru