The Interdepartmental Working Group (IWG) for the implementation of the National Technology Initiative approved the support for new projects in the markets of Neuronet, Energy, and the Circle movement.
Skolkovo Ventures and Russian Venture Company established the Industrial Fund in 2017 to invest in high-tech projects. Among others, the Fund investors are also UAC PJSC, Russian Railways JSC, and Russian Helicopters JSC.
During the meeting, it was decided to create within the committee five working groups in the areas of Fundamental Standards, Big Data, Quality of Artificial Intelligence Systems, Applied Artificial Intelligence Technologies, and Artificial Intelligence in Education.
Airbus Aircraft Corporation will take part in the examination of Russian fast-growing technology companies in the TechUspekh rating. The winners of the rating will be able to launch joint projects with the corporation and will receive assistance in entering foreign markets.
The RVC Biofund portfolio company received a Skolkovo Fund mini-grant for 5 million roubles for the development of the RTM-Brain microwave sensor. The device will allow you to visualize the temperature of the brain for the prevention and treatment of stroke.
The competence centre of the NTI — Technologies for Wireless Communications and the Internet of Things — in Skoltech, with the participation of the Technical Committee — Cyber-Physical Systems, has developed a draft preliminary national standard (PNS); the Protocol for wireless data transmission for high-capacity networks based on ultra-narrowband radio signal modulation (OpenUNB, Open Ultra-Narrowband).
The Skolkovo Digital Foundation, created for direct investment in fast-growing high-tech IT companies in Russia under the management of Skolkovo Ventures and iTech Capital with the participation of RVC capital, announced the acquisition of a stake in MAXIMUM Education, one of the leaders in the field of further education for schoolchildren.
The Laboratory of Intelligent Cryptographic Systems has opened at MIPT. It was created based on the Competence Centre of the National Technological Initiative in the field of Artificial Intelligence together with Virgil Security, Inc.
The unique database contains more than 600 thousand images, of which more than 20 thousand pictures obtained under severe weather conditions are manually marked, as well as data from the lidar, making it possible to create a real-time 3D map of the space surrounding the car. The dataset is freely available under the CC BY 4.0 open source license.
RVC has published its Annual Report for 2018, which reflects the main results of the Company’s activities in support of the National Technology Initiative, as well as the development of a mature venture investment industry in Russia.
On June 26, RVC held the business breakfast “Support for Educational Technologies in Digital Economy” which was attended by representatives of federal executive authorities, principals of universities, scientific agencies and venture investors.
On June 07 the agreement on cooperation in technological project development and implementation for solving the social problems had been concluded by Sistema, RVC and INPO NTI Platform at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
The agreement on cooperation in technological entrepreneurship development had been signed by Elena Kudryashova, Rector of Northern (Arctic) Federal University n.a. M.V. Lomonosov, and Alexandr Povalko, General Director of Russian Venture Company (RVC), in NArFU.
The agreement on cooperation and partnership had been signed by Alevtina Chernikova, Rector of NUST MISIS, and Alexandr Povalko, General Director of RVC, within the XXIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.