>> The creation of the production facility follows on from the announcement in 2012 that Russia's Rusnano would invest about €40 million (about $50 million) in Mappe
That is part of the Skolkovo plan. Redesign the economy of Russia so that it can be driven my knowledge instead of natural gas and oil. It is possible with this new focus, Skolkovo will get back on track. Yet, MEMS is a tough business. Great promise, but hard to execute.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.