The role of IT in the new structure of the VTB Group, the digital transformation of business and the development of recommendations of the Ministry of Economics in this direction was told to Kommersant by VTB Deputy Chairman Olga Dergunova.
Which industries resist innovations, why start-up accelerator competitions became harder to win and what needs to be done to prevent imitating innovation activity, Alexandr Povalko, Chief Executive Officer of Russian Venture Company (RVC) told to Indicator.Ru.
In Moscow, DemoDay of GenerationS federal technology start-up accelerator in Agro&MedTech track was held. Members of the expert jury selected two projects on the field of medicine. The winners will participate in GenerationS-2017 final on April 27.
On Thursday at Saint-Petersburg International Economy Forum, Russian Venture Company (RVC) and the Government of Samara Region have entered into an agreement on realisation of the National Technology Initiative in the region territory, RVC press-service reports.
On April 27, GenerationS technical start-up accelerator final was held. Organizers named the winners of the scheduled enrolment that shared the prize fund of 16 million roubles, three grants from the Innovation Promotion Fund in total for 6 million roubles and got special prizes from the partners.
Innovation Promotion Fund is a grant-partner of GenerationS technology start-up accelerator by RVC will provide grants of 2 million roubles to three participants of Dual Technologies and Fintech tracks for research and development as well as experimental development.
RVC together with economy faculty of M.V. Lomonosov's MSU and ITMO university developed educational course "Innovation economy and technological entrepreneurship" to be included in the educational programs of the universities.
Organizers of the largest in Russia accelerator GenerationS (created by RVC) have announced the winners of the regular enrolment that will share the prize fund of 16 million roubles and three more grants of 6 million roubles in total. Rusbase reporter tells about this from the Award ceremony.