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RVC, Russia’s state-owned fund of funds for innovation, supports a variety of initiatives and programs aimed at developing the country’s innovation ecosystem. Among its major initiatives over the past few years has been GenerationS, a giant acceleration program aimed at matching innovation ideas and startups with corporate needs. In this interview Mikhail Antonov, RVC’s Deputy CEO and Innovation Infrastructure Development Director, provides details about this program and its achievements to date.
The winner of the competition for the creation of an unmanned vehicle for winter roads of Russia will receive up to 200 million roubles, the results of the competition will be announced at the end of 2018, said Alexander Povalko, CEO and Chairman of the Board of RVC, in an interview with RIA Novosti.
Schoolchildren from all over the country gathered in the final of the Olympiad of the National Technological Initiative (NTI) to reflect on the most pressing engineering challenges: they moved loads without human intervention, invented intelligent energy, created neuroprosthetics, sought a cure for cancer, grew a happy trout, designed underwater robots and launched satellites. The slogan of the NTI Olympiad is "We are from the future". Apparently, the XXI century promises to be an era of engineers.
The CEO of the Russian Venture Company (RVC) Alexander Povalko is expecting Russian venture capital market to show a positive trend in 2018. He said so in an interview with Tass. Furthermore, he believes that 2017 also showed a positive trend, despite any formal indicators.
As of today, January 15, the global research platform Dimensions has become available in the territory of Russia and the CIS, containing 86 million articles and books and 124 million documents: patents, information on grants and industry standards, according to the press release, received by the editor of Indicator.Ru,
The Russian Venture Company (RVC) is reported to be creating a new venture fund with the capital of 3 billion roubles to finance the projects of the National Technological Initiative (VTI).
This year has presented for the sixth time the results of the annual rating among start-ups "TechUspech-2017". Mikhail Antonov, Deputy CEO and Innovation Infrastructure Director at RVC has spoken with RIA News about why the rating is efficient in searching start-ups and what support the government is providing today.
Firrma by order of RVC in partnership with NABA and VC.ru presents the next annual rating of business angels, the most enthusiastic private venture investors in Russia.
Mikhail Antonov, economist, discourses upon what needs to be changed in the education system in order to adapt it to the technological challenges of the future


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