Panasonic opens R&D center in Skolkovo

Earlier this month Panasonic opened its R&D center in Skolkovo, the international tech hub under completion on the outskirts of Moscow, following an agreement signed in December 2014.


Panasonic thus became the first Japanese company to sign up as a Skolkovo partner. The agreement commits Panasonic to deploying at least 30 workers from its Russian representative office at the R&D center by 2017 – an operation that will cost the company around 160 million rubles (approximately $3 million at the current exchange rate), according to the Skolkovo Foundation.


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