New Industry Ventures (a joint venture fund of Gazprom Neft, Gazprombank, RVC, and VEB Ventures) is implementing an investment project to create the first serial complex of Russia equipment for maintenance geophysical studies of horizontal wells.
On September 23, the 12th Russian Private Equity Congress and the 8th Venture Investors Forum took place in Moscow. RVC supported the event as an official partner. Representatives of development institutions, venture funds, and the regulator discussed the necessary steps for the growth of the private equity and venture capital industry in Russia, including removing barriers to entering a new class of institutional investors into the market.
On September 22, Kazan hosted the international digital forum Kazan Digital Week — 2020. Deputy General Director — Investment Director of RVC Alexey Basov spoke at the session “Venture Market: Evolution or Revolution,” during which he spoke about the Russian venture capital market trends and prospects.
Under the chairmanship of the Minister of Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov and the Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov, a meeting of the Interdepartmental Working Group (IWG) on the development and implementation of the National Technology Initiative under the Government Commission for Economic Modernization and Innovative Development was held.
The Center for Genetics and Reproductive Medicine Genetics, a resident of Skolkovo and a portfolio company of the RVC Bio fund, has developed the test named Onconetix to search for mutations in a tumor and began its implementation into practice with partner clinics.
The RVC-based Cyber-Physical Systems Technical Committee, together with Kaspersky Lab, are submitting for public discussion a series of preliminary national standards that govern the essential components and definitions for IoT systems in Russia.
The portfolio company of the Skolkovo Ventures fund, created with the participation of RVC capital, took second place in the list of the largest VSaaS companies after Rostelecom. The analytical company Smart Ranking compiled the rating.
The concept competition results are summed up as "Up Great Security" aimed at creating "clean zones" during the coronavirus pandemic. The expert jury selected three winners from 55 applications, who will receive 100 thousand roubles each. The competition is organized within the framework of the National Technology Initiative.
The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation has supported the development of fundamental standards for artificial intelligence systems in clinical medicine. The initiator of their creation was the profile subcommittee called Artificial Intelligence in Health Care (ПК01 / ТК164), a member of the technical committee TK 164 Artificial Intelligence, based on the RVC.
The gathering of applications for the new accelerator will be opened until August 30. The most attractive projects will have the opportunity to collaborate with RZD, OJSC (Russian Railways) in the long term.
As many as 55 applications were received for participation in the competition of concepts aimed at creating “clean zones” during the coronavirus pandemic. The competition is organized as part of the National Technology Initiative.
On July 7, Ilya Kurmyshev, Director for Development of NTI Markets at RVC, spoke about programs to support high-tech companies at the session: Financing of Medium Enterprises: How Can Businesses Build Cooperation with Development Institutions, held as part of the Innoprom international industrial marathon.
On June 30, the 11th annual forum of innovative InfoSpace technologies, organized by the Initiative Center for Business Support and Development, took place. Deputy General Director - Investment Director of RVC Aleksei Basov spoke at the plenary session “Digital Leadership. Strategies, Human Resources, Technologies” with a report on the current situation in the venture capital market and on measures to support RVC for technology companies.
RVC has provided its annual report for 2019. It reveals the main results of the company's activities in developing the venture capital market, supporting the National Technology Initiative, and implementing the national program “Digital Economy of the Russian Federation”.
More than 50 Russian and international start-up teams presented innovative solutions for the pipe industry at the online boot camp. The ChelPipe Group experts and GenerationS have selected fourteen projects that will go through the industrial acceleration stage.
The Sales Jet business development platform, created by Sistema Asia Capital, is an investment company that helps Russian growing companies expand their geography and establish sales in the Asian region.