It will support projects aimed at intellectual development.
Russian Venture Company’s new fund, which will deal with the introduction of new technologies in the Russian education sphere, will work in 2019. This was reported to TASS by RVC Press Service on Monday.
The objectives of the fund will include attracting and localizing the best foreign practices in the field of education, facilitating the launch of Russian startups on international markets, as well as financing the technology companies’ developments in areas related to the transformation of the existing education system. In addition to the above, experts say that not only developments for schools or universities will get the support.
The news that Russia would create a fund for the introduction of technological solutions in the field of education was announced to the participants of the IV Congress of the industry union Neuronet in Moscow on February 9 by Special Representative of the Russian President on Digital and Technological Development Dmitry Peskov. The establishment of a venture fund to support promising educational technologies is provided for by Personnel for the Digital Economy Federal Project (included in Digital Economy national project). The process is overseen by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.