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RVC and Saint-Petersburg Polytech will train specialist for the professions of future

Source: TASS

SPPU students will be offered to pass through internship in the largest innovation companies as well as training in summer and winter schools of technological entrepreneurship in international teams.

ST.PETERSBURG, 25 May. /TASS/. Russian Venture Company JSC (RVC) will jointly develop projects related to technological entrepreneurship education in Russia and Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University named after Petr the Great (SPPU). The partners executed the relevant agreement at XXII Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Within the framework of implementation of the roadmap for 2018-2020 related to organization of the educational and research and development programs, the partners implement a number of educational projects on SPPU basis, aimed at training of the qualified personnel for the National Technology Initiative market (NTI).

National Technology Initiative is a State measures program to support development of the perspective industries in Russia that can become a base of global economy within next 20 years.

In particular, within the framework of development of NTI Center "New production technologies" on the base of the Advanced Production Technologies Institute (APTI) of SPPU, the course "Innovation economy and technological entrepreneurship" developed by RVC will appear. Course objective is development in natural science and technical students of the modern entrepreneurship skills.

SPPU students will be offered to pass through internship in the largest innovation companies as well as training in summer and winter schools of technological entrepreneurship in international teams.

Acceleration programs for the students technological projects is planned to be held on the basis of Higher school of technological entrepreneurship of APTI.

Perspective companies will be selected from APTI technological projects for participation in the rating of top grossing technological companies "TechSuccess" held by RVC from 2012.

"Training in technological entrepreneurship is one of the serious tasks set forth before the system of higher education and it is possible to solve it only through consolidation of effort of the universities, science and business. Objective of the developed roadmap is to grow up a cohort of technological entrepreneurship by creating favourable environment to involve young people in innovation sphere and help with advancement of their developments on the international market", Alexandr Povalko RVC CEO noticed.

"Today, Saint-Petersburg Polytech is the key participant of digital transformation of economy, is one of the science, education and business synergy centers. Advanced Production Technologies Institute implementing University 4.0 educational model, was created by SPPU as a leading institute in the field of development and application of the advanced production technologies focused on training of the global specialists able to meet competition in the process of work on the real projects. Implementation of the educational, research and development programs together with RVC will contribute to training of the specialists having global level competences", Andrey Rudskoy rector of SPPU said.

About RVC, Polytech and forum

RVC JSC is a State fund of funds, one of the development institutions in the Russian Federation. The main objectives of RVC: stimulate creation of Russia's own venture capital industry and execute functions of the Project Office of the National Technology Initiative (NTI).

Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University named after Pert the Great is one of the oldest multifunctional higher educational institutions in Russia founded in 1899. It has status of the national research and development university. More than 25 thousand students study in it, more than 500 professors work in it, more than 20 academy fellows and Associate Members of the Russian Academy of Science.

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2018) will be held on May 24- 26. The Forum events are joined by the slogan "Creating economy of trust". TASS is the information partner and official photo host agency at SPIEF. Besides, TASS is an operator of Presentation Zone at SPIEF with support of the EY consulting company and Foreign Investment Advisory Council.

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