III Moscow Corporate Venture Summit will take place on November 24, 2015 in the Central House of Entrepreneurs. This Summit will traditionally become the key discussion venue for corporate investments. Over 300 large companies, development institutes, and federal authorities will be present at the Summit. The special event of the evening session of the Summit is the final stage of the federal technology startups accelerator GenerationS 2015.
The main topic of the Summit 2015 is the growth trends for the Russian companies under the conditions of dramatic changes taking place in the global economy. The discussion participants will discuss new opportunities for accelerated technological development of Russian companies, options for diversification of corporate business and the model for creation of new industries and production facilities.
The brand new format for the III Moscow Corporate Venture Summit this year is the discussion clubs whose members will be brainstorming in order to shape roadmaps for the development of key elements of innovative growth of the largest Russian corporations: Corporate accelerators and funds, programs for innovative development of the state-owned corporations, purchases of innovative products and services.
The guests of III Moscow Corporate Venture Summit will feature State Secretary Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Oleg Fomichev, Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Abyzov, General Director of PJSC KAMAZ Sergey Kogogin, General Director of ОАО RVC Igor Agamirzian, President of Industrial Investors Group Sergey Generalov, and others.
Summing up the results of the federal accelerator of technology startups GenerationS 2015 will end the business segment of the Summit. This year GenerationS helps large companies forge relations with small innovative businesses; it will be conducted at industry-specific accelerators in close cooperation with the following Russian corporations: RusHydro Group, KES Holding, OJSC MOESK, Energy Without Borders Foundation, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), CJSC Sberbank Technologies, NPO Saturn, S.P. Korolev RKK Energy, MORTON Group, ROO Russian Technical Society, OJSC Tatneftekhiminvest Holding, Johnson&Johnson, Pharmkontract Group, Production Association Sibbiopharm.
The final pitch session will take place at the summit to include the winners of seven corporate accelerators in BiotechMed, SmartCity, Oil&Gas, Power&Energy, Telecom Idea, Aerospace, and Robotics. Based on the results of the pitch session, the expert jury will select three winners who will share among themselves the prize fund of the accelerator. The winners will be announced and awarded at the evening gala ceremony, while the many partners of GenerationS will award special prizes to the best participants of the seed accelerator.
The organizers of III Moscow Corporate Venture Summit include RVC, the Club of Directors for Sciences and Innovations, and the Center for corporate innovations Next Capital supported by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and the Department of Sciences, Industrial Policy, and Entrepreneurship of the City of Moscow.
Here you can submit your application to partake in the Summit. Participation will be validated by an individual invitation from the Organizing Committee sent to the electronic mail address specified during the registration.
About the Russian Venture Company
OJSC RVC is a government fund of funds and a development institute of the Russian Federation, one of Russia's key tools for building its own national innovation system. The authorized capital of OJSC RVC exceeds RUB 30 billion. 100% of the authorized capital of RVC is owned by the Russian Federation duly represented by its Federal Agency for Managing the State Property of the Russian Federation (Rosimushchestvo). The total number of funds formed by OJSC RVC is 21, and their total size is RUB 29.1 billion. The share of OJSC RVC amounts to RUB 18.5 billion. The number of companies that enjoyed funding by RVC has reached 176. The total amount of investment to date is RUB 17 billion. Since 2015, OJSC RVC has been defined as a project office for the implementation of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) – a long-term strategy of the country's technological development aimed at the formation of new global markets by 2035.
About the Club of Directors for Sciences and Innovations (iR&Dclub)
iR&D is a professional community of senior managers responsible for innovative development, sciences, technological policy, research and development within the largest Russian companies. This is a platform for exchanging experience and sharing best practices, networking, and formulation and lobbying interests of experts in innovation- and R&D management. The Club was established in 2011 at the initiative of large companies and public companies at the premises of the Institute of Innovation Management of R&D University Higher School of Economics at the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education and Sciences of the Russian Federation, OJSC Russian Venture Company, and R&D University Higher School of Economics and VEB Innovations Fund.
About Next Capital
The center for corporate innovations Next Capital is an association of professionals with extensive investment experience and hands-on experience in corporate innovations development. The center aims to support experts responsible within companies for innovative development, from methodology and approaches to setting up and managing innovative activities to transforming certain formats and tools into everyday work of companies and corporations.