PwC Russia's Centre for Technology and Innovation (CTI) was established in 2009 to facilitate the development of innovation-driven processes and new technologies in the Russian market. CTI's specialists can develop innovation growth strategies not only at the company level, but also for entire industries and regions, as well as take part in creating technology clusters and provide comprehensive services for start-up high-tech companies. PwC US operates a similar centre in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley.
The PwC Centre for Technology and Innovation (CTI) represents a group of leading specialists from various countries within PwC's global network of firms, providing services across a wide range of areas to companies, industries and regions to help them enhance their competitiveness and ensure dynamic growth. We focus on consulting fast-growing, high-technology companies (including start-ups) on business development and capital raising issues. Also, CTI is helping to facilitate technological modernisation and the wider application of innovation with the Russian economy. To meet these goals, we are:
One of CTI's main priorities is supporting young high-technology companies in all areas where they operate to ensure that these enterprises are commercially viable.
We help them to:
We make use of the knowledge and experience of industry specialists from across the global PwC network of firms, including in countries with leading high-tech sectors, such as the United States and Luxembourg, offering Russian start-up companies direct access to the international venture capital market.
CTI focuses on studying trends in innovation and IT, as well as how they impact companies, industries and markets. In particular, CTI issues the following studies: