RVC, Roscosmos and VEB Innovations announced establishment of a venture fund in form of Investment Partnership Agreement. The agreement of intent was signed by Alexander Povalko, the CEO of RVC, Anton Zhiganov, executive director for business development and commercialization at Roskosmos and Kirill Bulatov, CEO of VEB Innovations LLC.
Alexey Basov was appointed Deputy General Director and Investment Director of RVC. Alexey will be in charge for the implementation of company's strategy in the field of investment policy, programs and projects.
For the pilot implementation of the projects of the National Technological Initiative, a working group will be established in the Novgorod Oblast, including representatives of the NTI Project Office, the Administration and public authorities of the Novgorod Oblast, companies participating in the road maps of the NTI markets as well as individual technological entrepreneurs.
RVC and the Russian Export Center (REC) signed a cooperation agreement aimed at facilitating exports of high-tech products of companies participating in the National Technology Initiative (NTI) when entering foreign markets. The agreement was signed by the General Director of RVC Alexander Povalko and head of REC Group of Companies Petr Fradkov within the Open Innovations-2017 Forum.
The State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Oleg Fomichev, chaired a meeting of the RVC Board of Directors, at which the Company's Development Strategy for 2017-2030 was approved.
The interdepartmental working group under the presidium of the Council for Economic Modernization and Innovative Development approved a grant of 244 million rubles for the implementation of SKYF project, which is an unmanned aerial carrier platform for cargo transportation and agricultural aviation.
In 2017, Creative GenerationS track develops for the first time innovative technologies in the domains of cinematography, music, augmented reality and media. Russian media holding "STS Media" has become a partner of "Creative" track within the frameworks of the greatest start-up accelerator in Russia "Generation S".
The leading Russian producer of precious metals "Krastsvetmet" is launching direction metallurgy and mining direction of the largest start-up accelerator in Russia and Eastern Europe "GenerationS" under RVC.
"Dual Technologies" track satellite within the federal start-up accelerator GenerationS will unite entrepreneurs-technologists specializing in developing solutions in the domain of civil technologies which are promising for use in the defence sector.
GenerationS Federal Technology Startups Accelerator established by RVC, launches special nominations for the most active innovation regions and universities in Russia — "City of the Future" and "Launching Innovations".
On August 23, at the site of the International Military Technical Forum "Army-2017", a partnership agreement was signed between the subsidiary funds of the Russian Venture Company ("Infrafund RVC" LLC, "FPI RVC" LLC, "Biofund RVC" LLC, "GT OPK" LLC) and autonomous non-profit organization "Agency for Technological Development". The document was signed off by Evgeny Kuznetsov, Director of "RVC Infrafund", a managing company of subsidiary funds, and Vadim Kulikov, CEO of the Agency for Technological Development "ATR".