Three Russian research townships-Sarov, Snezhinsk and Zheleznogorsk-were represented at the EGN. Some of their algorithm games caught cellular phone operators' fancy and are likely soon to appear on mobiles, says Mark Allington of the UK-based AEA Technology Co. Close on thirty tentative corporate partners have taken an interest in Russian games-a spectacular success.
Russian physical and mathematical R&D has a tremendous potential. Many Western companies are eager to implement research achievements of Russia's Ministry of Nuclear Power Industry staff.
The British government launched a programme to support Russian nuclear physicists in 2002.