In October 1987, at the suggestion of the Governments of seven countries - members of the Intergovernmental Commission on Cooperation in the Field of Computer Technology, a General Agreement was prepared and signed on the establishment of the International Center for Informatics and Electronics (ICIE) as an international economic organization.
The founding countries was: Republic of Bulgaria, Hungary, Federal Republic of Germany, Republic of Cuba, Republic of Poland, Russian Federation, The Slovak Republic,
On December 21, 1988, the first Intercomputer Council appointed Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Nikolay Timofeevich Kleshchev as the Director General of Intercomputer.
ICIE from the first days of its formation took an active part in the development and implementation of large-scale projects "Creation of the information and telecommunication infrastructure of the Russian market economy". ICIE has implemented more than 60 large-scale Russian-German projects to create advanced information technologies and software and hardware systems.
By its 15th anniversary, ICIE has made a significant contribution to the development of the country's information infrastructure in the context of radical transformations in Russia and Eastern European countries and has become a conductor of a progressive scientific and technological policy in the founding states and one of the leading organizations in Russia for the practical implementation of information technologies.
A new stage in the development of ICIE began with the appointment of Alexander Vladimirovich Starovoitov, a well-known scientist, doctor of technical sciences, professor, honored worker of science and technology of the Russian Federation, as the General Director.
Over the 30-year period of Intercomputer development, vast experience has been accumulated in the field of Microelectronics, Computer Technology, Network and Information Technologies, Mathematical and Information Modeling, Linguistic Information Processing Technology, Heuristic Programming, Neuromathematics, Information Security, etc.
ICIE maintains close organizational, scientific, scientific-educational and scientific-industrial relations with a wide range of research and industrial organizations, academic organizations, leading Russian and foreign educational institutions in the direction of developing domestic promising innovative information and telecommunication technologies and systems in order to promote them to the international market.
Scientific developments in ICIE are carried out by 3 Scientific and Technical Centers, which include 3 Doctors of Science and more than 20 Candidates of Technical, Physical and Mathematical, Legal and Economic Sciences.
ICIE is a regular participant of international exhibitions of advanced Russian technologies. In the direction of organizing and conducting business missions of Russian innovations abroad, ICIE is developing cooperation with AFROCOM, the Russian-Arab Business Council, and the Russian Export Center group of companies.
In 2022, the Council of Plenipotentiary Representatives of the Participating Countries appointed Yury Anatolyevich Maryin as the General Director of ICIE.
At the present stage of development of ICIE, the main areas of activity are defined::
—implementation of research and development work in the field of Information and Telecommunication Technologies;
-providing organizational and methodological activities of higher education;
-provision of expert and consulting services;
—implementation of international scientific and technical cooperation;
—promotion of Russian technologies to the foreign market.