The Science and Innovation Network is based in over 40 countries/territories around the world. We engage with the local science & innovation community in support of UK policy overseas and also create strategic relationships to harness the value of science & innovation discoveries and investments overseas, leading to mutual UK and host-country benefits.


Science and innovation are at the heart of the UK’s strategy for promoting prosperity and growth. Research and knowledge is increasingly developed and transferred through international collaboration which provides opportunities to work with the best in the world, exchange students and researchers, and gain access to large scale international facilities, leading to mutual benefits for the UK and Russia.


To promote international collaboration in science and innovation, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office jointly support the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN), based in over 40 countries around the world.

SIN Russia exists to facilitate policy exchange between the UK and Russia, and to stimulate collaborative partnerships between the two countries.

For an introductory brief which covers the local Science and Innovation landscape, UK priorities and successes in Russia, read the UK Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot.


In addition to supporting policy exchange, proactive SIN Russia work focuses on three strategic areas:

  • Arctic
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Low carbon technologies

Our services

We aim to proactively seek out UK-Russia collaboration in our priority areas of interest, and to reactively assess any potential projects that are suggested to us. If you are looking to work with researchers or innovators in the UK or Russia, then please get in touch with the SIN Russia officers.

Our people

Tatiana Iakovleva, Head of SIN Russia

Contact us

Science & Innovation Network (SIN) team
British Embassy Moscow
Smolenskaya naberezhnaya, 10
121099 Moscow

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