Alexander Fertman

Skolkovo Foundation, Director at Science, Technology & Education Department

About speaker

Director for Science, Technology and Education, Skolkovo Foundation
M.Sc. in Physics, Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute (MEPhI), Russia.
Ph.D. in Physics
1995 -2011 Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics from Diploma work to Senior scientist. 2000 - 2001 Postdoc researcher, GSI, Darmstadt (Germany). SC Rosatom prize for mentors of the best young scientists – 2009. More then 150 publications including 43 in reviewed journals.
2008 – 2011 FAIR – Russia Research Center - founder and deputy director
One of the organizers and Scientific Director of Nuclear Technologies Cluster (today and Advanced manufacturing technologies Cluster)
Member of Skoltech University Academic Council
2015 –up to now one of the founders and Deputy Director TechNet of National Technology Initiative.
Associate professor NRNU MEPhI
10 years’ experience in “deeptech” startups initiation and development, and cooperation with leading Russian and international corporations. Expert at Commercialization Reactor (Riga), founder Initiation Global Technology Business (Skolkovo - Skoltech) – formation and development attractive high-tech startups.
Principal professional interests:
Technologies: Advanced manufacturing including additive manufacturing; new materials including controlling properties, sensors and IoT; photonics including bio-photonics, nuclear medicine and radiation therapy; beam laser and plasma technologies, Non-destructive testing and health monitoring;
Entrepreneurship: Competitive technology companies’ development, creation of ecosystem comfortable for technology business people, technology transfer, international technology cooperation.