The Russia-based company Vocord, one of the leading developers of intelligent video surveillance, biometric identification and computer vision systems, has announced the release of software components and tools for the development of Android-based facial recognition applications.
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.
Gazprom Neft has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Phystech Ventures and North Energy Ventures, RVC-funded venture capital firms managing several funds and investing consistently in the development of hydrocarbon production technologies in Russia.
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.
The first meetings of the working group in the direction "Development of Research Competencies and Technological Reserves" under the program "Digital Economy of the Russian Federation" were held under the leadership of Alexander Povalko, RVC’s General Director.
The BioFund of RVC (Biopharmaceutical Investments of RVC LLC) increased its stake, from 54.44% to 69.48%, in PrimeBioMed, a research and production company which accumulates achievements in the field of molecular and cellular diagnostics.
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.