Innovations and Technology 

Nowadays the development of innovations and technology in Russia has steadily became a strategic area for both the Russian government and private business.

KPMG has put a special focus on companies with high innovation growth and recognized a separate Innovations and Technology sector for Russia and CIS with a separate dedicated cross-functional (Audit/Tax/Advisory) Innovations and Technology team.


Alisa Melkonian

Alisa Melkonian

Partner, Head of Innovations and Technology

+7 495 937 44 77

Nina Goulis

Nina Goulis

Head of Tax, Urals Regional Center, Ekaterinburg

+7 495 937 44 77

Our team:

  • Fully interacts with KPMG Global technology sector team
  • Works closely with innovation and hi-tech companies worldwide and in Russia, combining small-firm responsiveness with the global reach of KPMG International's network of member firms
  • Delivers high-quality, multi-disciplinary services to help clients address both the opportunities and the challenges facing their business and to provide them with the guidance and insight that is acute for today and strategic for the future.

The team has key focus and specialization on the following companies:

  • Hi-technology
  • IT & software
  • Bio-technology
  • Companies with significant share of R&D expenses


In addition KPMG Innovations and Technology sector team has a special focus on Skolkovo that is a recently introduced project supported by Russian Government aimed at creation of favorable environment for concentrating intellectual capital in Russia to produce innovative solutions for Russia’s priority industries (energy efficiency and energy savings; space; medicine; nuclear power; strategic computer technologies and software). We work with companies – potential participants and partners of the Skolkovo fund.


We offer a range of customized and industry-focused services to clients of Innovations and Technology sector in the key areas of performance, governance and growth, including but not limited to:


  • financial/tax/legal due diligence to guide you through potential deals,
  • holding/financial/operational/ structuring,
  • audit and audit related services,
  • advisory services with regard to supply chain management,
  • forensic services,
  • tax/legal opinions on different issues; review of joint venture structures,
  • transfer pricing services.