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GenerationS-2017 start-up accelerator has begun the receipt of applications in media field

31.08.2017

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In 2017, Creative GenerationS track develops for the first time innovative technologies in the domains of cinematography, music, augmented reality and media. Russian media holding "STS Media" has become a partner of "Creative" track within the frameworks of the greatest start-up accelerator in Russia "Generation S".

The company is interested by start-up projects in the domain of technologies of content distribution management in all the mediums and on any platforms, for HbbTV, recommender systems, new technologies of user interaction in TV and Internet shared mode, advertising targeting, technologies on the basis of BigData (social research algorithms, analysis of mass audience interests in content consumption, predicative analytics of trends, analytics in social networking sites), video files encryption, undetected marking and other sanity-piracy methods.

You can apply for participation in Creative GenerationS corporative accelerator before October 31, 2017. Further, media technology experts will select the most promising projects. The corporative accelerator will start its work as soon as in November. As part of the initial training, there will be educational programs, which take into account the industry specifics of the accelerator. Then the teams will focus on individual work. Afterwards, they will correct their products, test business models and prepare project for market release in cooperation with mentors. The final round of GenerationS-2017 will be held in April 2018.

"STS Media" was the first Russian company who took an interest to start-ups an work with "open innovations". For its part, GenerationS will try to attract the best Russian and foreign entrepreneurs in order to find new technological, marketing and organizational solutions for media field in cooperation with the partner," commented Deputy General Director and Innovative Infrastructure Development Director of RVC Michail Antonov commented.

Creative GenerationS track was of the greatest request in 2016, having accumulated about 650 applications. In 2017, within the frameworks of the track, there was organized a search for solutions in favour of NeuroNet and FashionNet streamlines of the National Technology Initiative (NTI). Start-up projects will be considered by the work groups and may be selected in the future for the inclusion to the NTI road maps.

A complete list of directions for collecting applications can be found on the GenerationS website. To become a participant of GenerationS-2017, you need to register on http://en.generation-startup.ru/register/.



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