On March 29, in the Educational Center “Sirius” in Sochi, the All-Russia team engineering Olympiad for the scholars “National Technology Initiative Olympiad” (NTI Olympiad) was summarized. 15 best teams and 17 winners in individual all-around have been determined based on the results of several months of hard work. The main prize is 100 Uniform state exam points in mathematics, physics or information science to enter the leading Russian technical universities.
In Moscow, the face-to-face stage of the federal development program for early stage start-ups of the largest in Russia and Eastern Europe accelerator GenerationS from RVC. On the venue of the GenerationS Preaccelerator, more than 130 strongest technology teams met; they were selected from 2,700 applications received from the entrepreneurs from all over the country.
According to the report, total number of the concluded venture transactions in 2016 remained on the same level (184 transactions in 2016 against 180 in 2015). And in dollar equivalent, venture market reduced by 29% comparing to the value of 2015 and amounted to 165.2 million USD (232.6 million USD in 2015).
March 20, 2017, Moscow - The State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom" and JSC "Russian Venture Company" (RVC) have concluded a cooperation agreement to jointly generate and promote high technologies and innovative developments created at the scientific technical and infrastructural premises of organizations, subordinate to the state corporation "Rosatom".
On March 16, 2017, the BioCorpus site of the National Research University of MIPT held the signing of documents which marked the launch of the NeuroIntelekt iPavlov project under the Neuronet roadmap of the National Technological Initiative.
On March 4-5, 2017, the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management Skolkovo, jointly with the RVC, held a strategic session: "A platform for dialogue: new resources, risks and growth points " for private high-tech companies - participants in the priority project of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia "National Champions "
On March 20, 2017 from 15:00 until 18:00 the Coworking Center "Boiling point ASI" will hold public demonstration tests of the latest Russian developments in the field of neuromedicine and assistive technologies — a wheelchair with neuro controls
The Russian biotech company TheraMAB, a portfolio company of the Bioprocess Capital Venture fund and partially owned by RVC, has launched clinical phase Ib trials of the drug TAB08 for the treatment of cancerous diseases
On 8 February, the IV Moscow Corporate Venture Summit will take place. The event, organized by NP "Innovation and R&D Directors Club" (iR & Dclub), is a leading Russian platform, which brings together key experts in the field of corporate innovation and investment.
Projects of Bitronics Lab ("Young neuromodeller") and "BAS Educational Kit" developed by the project teams — graduates from the GenerationS accelerator held by RVC, became the two of five NTI projects approved on December 15, 2016 at the proceeding of the interdepartmental task force supported by the Presidium of the Presidential Council for Economic Modernisation and Innovations of Russia.