The RVC team won the PROBA ICCO Global PR AWARDS international development prize for the implementation of the project to promote the All-Russian Engineering Olympiad of the National Technology Initiative (the NTI Olympiad).
RVC, in partnership with PwC, launched the Export Accelerator of the National Technology Initiative (NTI). The program is aimed at developing the export of Russian technology companies that operate in the NTI markets.
In September 2018, NTI Lessons (Lesson of the National Technology Initiative) will appear in Russian schools. Teachers will receive teaching materials from which, according to the principle of the designer, they will be able to collect a lesson or a series of lessons on their subject.
As part of the Eastern Economic Forum, Sberbank and RVC signed an agreement on cooperation in holding up Great technology competitions. RVC, ASI and Skolkovo Foundation as part of the implementation of the National Technology Initiative initiated the competitions.
As part of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), which takes place in Vladivostok, the Far Eastern High Technology Fund (FAHTF), created by FRDV, RUSNANO, and RVC, has concluded some agreements with companies developing promising innovative solutions million roubles.
Within the Eastern Economic Forum, the RVC General Director Alexander Povalko and General Director of the Interstate Development Corporation (MKR) Ivan Polyakov signed an agreement to create a joint accelerator of technology start-ups based on GenerationS, including to maintain and modernize the infrastructure of the Arctic zone.
On September 11, as part of the Eastern Economic Forum, Russian Venture Company and the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) signed an agreement on the implementation of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) and projects in the digital economy in the region.
On August 27, in the framework of the VI International Forum of Technological Development Technoprom-2018 in Novosibirsk, a strategic session “Technological Leadership of Russia in 2035: the development of new markets and "end-to-end" technologies". The participants discussed the prospects for the interaction of the industrial sector with scientific organizations, the problems of commercialisation and transfer of technologies being created.
34 Russian universities from 25 cities have signed licence agreements with RVC on incorporating the course "Innovative Economy and Technological Entrepreneurship" in the academic programme for 2018/2019, the classes are starting in September. It is planned that the number of operating universities will reach 100, and about 50 thousand students will take the course by 2020.
Russian Venture Company (RVC), Skolkovo Foundation, and Agency for Strategic Initiatives announced the call for applications for Up Great technology contests implemented within the National Technology Initiative (NTI). The first series of contests will focus on addressing global technological challenges and searching for breakthrough solutions in the development of unmanned transport and hydrogen energy.
Unilever, one of the world leaders in the everyday goods market, launches the accelerator for innovative startups in the field of production, storage and packaging of food products on GenerationS, a platform for the corporate acceleration development by RVC. Up to 20 technological projects might participate in the accelerator.
Yandex became a technology partner of "Winter City", the Up Great competition aimed at creating an unmanned vehicle that could travel in an city in extreme weather conditions. The competition winning team will take a cash prize in the amount of 175 million rubles.
RVC, Skolkovo Foundation and ASI announce the official beginning of receiving applications for the Up Great technological competitions implemented as part of the National Technology Initiative. The first series of the competitions will be aimed at revealing breakthrough solutions in the unmanned vehicles design and hydrogen energetics development.
The RVC-based technical committee "Cyber Physical Systems" with the cooperation of Rostelecom presented the draft international standard in the field of industrial "Internet of Things" (IIoT). In July 2018, the document will be sent to the International Organization for Standardization ISO/IEC on behalf of the Russian Federation for international voting.
RVC has published the Annual Report for 2017. This document reflects the main results of the company's activities in support of the National Technological Initiative (NTI), and in creation of financial and non-financial development instruments of the innovative ecosystem in Russia.