Press about RVC

The creation of a fund of funds with the participation of state corporations will significantly increase the volume of venture capital in Russia, the Head of Russian Venture Company (RVC) Alexander Povalko told RIA Novosti.
The state can increase the attractiveness of corporate investments in supporting high-tech venture capital projects by introducing special conditions for calculating income taxes. This was announced to TASS on Monday by the CEO of Russian Venture Company, JSC Alexander Povalko, commenting on the possibility of creating a corporate fund of funds in the country.
The Russian company Laeneso, developing the Helsnet National Technology Initiative market, has developed an electronic stethoscope based on artificial intelligence technologies that will allow you to assess your lung conditions at home and detect signs of pneumonia, COVID-19 disease caused by a coronavirus, and other diseases in time.
Researchers at the NTI Competence Centre at the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry (IBCh RAS) named after the RAS Academicians M.M. Shemyakin and Yu. A. Ovchinnikov RAS together with colleagues from Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov created a drug designed to treat ophthalmic complications in patients with diabetes.
What is the career of women in Russia in areas that are traditionally considered as “male”: technology, science, and innovation?
We talked about this with female project leaders of the National Technology Initiative. They work on the very frontier of technology: those who create drones, new energy sources, and neuro-assistants. And they do it most often in the men's company.
The volume of the online education market (EdTech) in Russia is growing by 20–25% per year and, by the end of 2020, can reach 60 billion roubles, says a study by the Interfax Academy.
The state program for supporting promising areas of the technological business in Russia, the National Technological Initiative (NTI), will be restarted in 2020, said Dmitry Peskov, the special envoy of the President of the Russian Federation on digital and technological development.
In Russia, national standards for the use of artificial intelligence in the field of healthcare will be developed. The specialized subcommittee of SC 1 “Artificial Intelligence in Health Care” of the technical standardization committee TC 164 “Artificial Intelligence” will carry out the work on the draft standardization documents.
Today, we are shaping the agenda of the technical committee for the medium term. It should take into account both universal services for standardisation of information systems and technologies and specific services typical to intelligent data processing systems.
At the end of 2019, GenerationS, the platform for corporate innovation development from RVC, was included in the top 5 best state accelerators, according to UBI Global. DP talked with GenerationS Director Ekaterina Petrova about how Russian start-ups live. How easy it is for them to find a common language with corporations and why investors are still afraid to invest in innovation.


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