Government fund of funds
Development institute of the Russian Federation

Program of development of a research school and events oriented to the popularisation of science, technology and technical education (Event Accelerator) — 2015

Program of development of a research school and events oriented to the popularisation of science, technology and technical education (Event Accelerator) — 2015

The project was launched in 2015 and is aimed at the determination and support of the existing, and newly created educational/popularisation formats of innovation and venture capital events. Events support means the development of competencies of team-organizers, the creation of a single communication forum and financial support. 

Project tasks include: establishment of communication between the teams-organisers, with each other, and with the professional players on the market; extension of professional communications, sharing experience and best practices, involvement of new participants in the innovation ecosystem. As a result we expect to achieve development of teams’ competence, increase of business models quality, increased range of companies' activity, engagement of new sponsors and commercial partners.

Program participants can be organisation teams:

  • of competitions and start-up support programs;

  • research schools aimed at networking, education, modelling of opportunities for development of careers in scientific and business environments for young scientists and students;

  • projects related to the popularisation of science and opportunities of the technology business;

  • conferences and forums aimed at venture capital investment;

  • initiatives connected to the development of communication and media infrastructure of innovation-and-technology and venture capital market.

In 2015, more than 20 events and scientific schools will be supported; they will get financial and expert support from RVC and will participate in educational and communication Program blocks.


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