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 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.
Within the XXIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum the agreement on cooperation in the implementation of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) had been signed between JSC Russian Venture Company and Interregional Association Siberian Accord in association with Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in SFD.
Enel Group, one of the main global operators on the power and gas markets, starts a selection of technological projects on the base of GenerationS, a corporate accelerator of Russian Venture Company. The best start-ups will be able to implement paid pilot projects with Enel Group and to have the access to the markets of 34 countries.
The agreement on promotion of growth model for innovation openness of large companies, developed at the initiative of Agency for Strategic Initiatives, as well as on launch of “Pilot Factory” for technological project implementation had been signed by RVC, VEB.RF, Agency for Strategic Initiatives, Skolkovo fund, Internet Initiatives Development Fund and Roscongress fund.
RVC with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and Rosstandart initiated the creation of the Technical Committee “Artificial Intelligence”, whose responsibility will include a wide range of issues related to the regulatory and technical regulation of various aspects of the applied use of AI technologies.
RVC’s General Director Alexander Povalko and the representatives of investment company of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Alkeri Partners, Chairman Jamal A. Al-Hazeem and Founder and Managing Partner Khaled Zainalabedin signed an agreement on creating a series of corporate accelerators GenerationS for the Russian and international startups in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Middle East.
The Inter-Agency Working Group (IWG) on the development and implementation of the National Technology Initiative has approved the support of the project of the NTI MariNet market to create a platform for virtual modeling of crewless maritime navigation.
The Competence Centers of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) presented the results of work in 2018. At the end of the year, 150 research projects were launched, and the number of consortia participants grew by more than 25%.
Submission of the applications from the students for participation in the National Technology Initiative (NTI) is complete. The winners will get an opportunity to enter Master's degree program at the Skolkovo science and technology university, ITMO University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Innopolis University and Far East Federal University.