On December 12, 2017 at the conference "NTI's Technology competitions" RVC, ASI and Skolkovo Foundation launched Public Consultations on NTI's technology competitions. The discussions will last until January 31, 2018.
Public consultations is an open Internet platform to examine and finalize projects for NTI's technology competitions. The consultations' purpose is to allow business representatives, engineers, scientists, start-ups and field-specific universities to comment on market prospects, technology advantages as well as topicality of technologies developed under NTI competitions. One of the consultations’ tasks is prompt collection of questions and dissemination of answers with regard to the arrangement of NTI's technology contests.
The platform users are invited to discuss questions devoted to the topicality of technological barrier as well as to contribute to the technology and market analysis of the NTI's competitions. The participants of Public Consultations will share their knowledge about existing devices with characteristics above the technology barrier and Russian companies which are potentially able to overcome this barrier.
In terms of market analysis, the users will answer questions about the markets, products and services which will be in demand for devices and technologies as well as about new solutions which are expected to be created by using devices and their further modifications developed by the participants.
Technology competitions under the National Technological Initiative aim to determine the best technologies and innovative products, including breakthrough technology solutions for sophisticated scientific and technology problems capable to overcome technology barriers in NTI's priority sectors and markets and ensure competitiveness of Russia on high-tech markets. The winner of the technology competition will receive a cash prize for a breakthrough solution to a significant problem. The competitions officially started on November 7, 2017 in St. Petersburg as part of the barcamp "National Technology Revolution 20.35".
You can read the details and register for Public Consultation by following this link.