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.
The HydroMarinn Company carried out the first export supply of equipment for the study of the seabed, which was developed with the financial support of the National Technology Initiative (NTI). This was reported by the press service of RVC JSC.
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 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.
The manufacturer of mini-projectors Multikubik introduced a cube-shaped VR projector for the Russian market. Sales of devices are about to start on February 18, as the company representative said to Rusbase.
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.
The Russian venture company summed up the results of its activities in 2019, reports the RVC press service. The implementation of the National Technological Initiative, whose design office has been RVC since 2015, has also become a priority area of work.
The New Industry Venture Fund has invested 100 million roubles in Russian oil production technologies. The investment was received by the ADL Completion Company, which develops and produces solutions in the field of multi-well and multi-hole well completion.
The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) will create a market for equipment for high-speed 5G wireless networks, protected from external sanctions, the institute said in a statement.
The interdepartmental competition commission, formed by the Ministry of Communications of Russia, summed up the competitive selection of leading companies and leading research centres (LRCs) to develop products, services, and platform solutions based on end-to-end digital technologies.
We often hear that Russian start-ups are technologically advanced. Still, they do not know how to turn ideas into money. But, fortunately, more and more Russian innovators are thinking about how to "pack" their project to successfully tell "business angels" and corporations about themselves.