95 teams submitted applications for participation in the contest DataContest of the accounting chamber of the Russian Federation


Project:  Corporate accelerators for technology startups GENERATIONS

Developers will have to solve real problems in the field of improving the efficiency of public audit with the help of data Analytics. The best teams will be determined by the jury at the end of December.

The accounts chamber of the Russian Federation summed up the interim results of the Competition on data Analytics in the field of state audit. A total of 95 applications for participation in DataContest were received from teams from about 30 cities. The top 3 cities by the number of applications included Moscow (about 45% of the total number of applications), St. Petersburg and Perm. Also participated teams from Kazan, Arkhangelsk, Yekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Tomsk and others. More than 60 teams successfully passed the selection and started to develop research projects under the guidance of experts of the accounting chamber of the Russian Federation.

During the competition, teams use data collection, Analytics and visualization tools to solve real problems that are relevant for various activities of the accounting chamber of the Russian Federation-from monitoring the costs of road repairs to analyzing the effectiveness of measures to support small and medium-sized businesses. This year, the most popular among developers and researchers were the following four areas:

  • Search for ways to encourage separate sorting of municipal solid waste;
  • Creating a chat bot for social media feedback;
  • Visualization of cards-profiles of national projects and Federal projects on the portal “state Expenditures”;
  • Analysis and typologization of financial models of universities.

In mid-December, the teams will present their work to the jury, which will include auditors of the accounting chamber of the Russian Federation and leading industry experts. The winners will have a chance to implement their solutions in the operational processes of the accounting chamber of the Russian Federation.

Mikhail Petrov, Director of the digital transformation Department of the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation
This is our first experience of holding a competition among data analysts in such a format, when the competition lasts for more than a month, and the task of the participants is not to create a prototype solution, but a real working project. But judging by the huge interest shown to DataContest by data professionals, we can already say that the results of the competition will not disappoint us.
Ekaterina Petrova, Director of corporate accelerator GENERATIONS
The interim results of the tender of the accounting chamber clearly demonstrate the interest of innovative projects in the subject of data Analytics. In less than a month we managed to collect about 100 applications from projects from different cities of Russia, which are ready to Refine and adapt their solutions within the framework of the competition. Innovations in state bodies are now paying special attention, and the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation is one of the pioneers among state bodies in terms of interaction with startups. The long-term format of the competition showed an influx of Mature projects that in the future can make a significant contribution to solving not only the current tasks of the accounting chamber, but also other challenges of digital transformation facing our state. We look forward to more such initiatives in the future.

DataContest is organized by the digital transformation Department of the accounting chamber of the Russian Federation with the support of the corporate accelerator GENERATIONS. In early 2021, the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation will hold its second Hackathon — DataAudit 2021, also with the support of GENERATIONS.

Detailed information about the competition is available at the link:



GENERATIONS — platform for the development of corporate innovations; the largest corporate accelerator in Russia and the CIS. Organized by RVC in 2013. GENERATIONS implements comprehensive programs for the development of corporations: internal-for the development of internal entrepreneurship; acceleration - for scouting and acceleration of external projects; international-for training employees in the methods of building and conducting innovations on the basis of corporations-international leaders.

Today, the infrastructure of the accelerator includes about 16 thousand startups from more than 30 countries, about 400 corporate and ecosystem partners. In 2017, GENERATIONS was awarded the title of Russia's largest accelerator by RBC magazine. In 2018, he became the best corporate accelerator in Europe according to the Corporate Startup Summit. GENERATIONS is also among the Top 5 best public accelerators in the world according to UBI Global. In 2020, GENERATIONS became a member of the INSME Association, an international network for small and medium-sized businesses under the auspices of the OECD. In September 2020, GENERATIONS was the winner in the category "Ecosystem best practice" of the competition organized by ITU-the International telecommunication Union, a specialized Agency of the United Nations.

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