The Israel Innovation Authority and Russian Up Great technology contests start to cooperate as part of the Winter City challenge focused on the development of an autonomous vehicle for the Russian winter.
STLC, Russia’s major leasing company, launches the corporate accelerator for innovative projects in the transportation sector based on GenerationS, which is a platform for development of corporate acceleration from RVC.
The Far Eastern High Technology Fund (created in August 2018 by the Development Fund of the Far East, Rusnano and RVC) will invest 190 million roubles in Multikubik, a developer of modern portable slide projectors under the Cinemood brand.
Severstal, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated mining and steel-casting companies, has become one of the partners of the TechUspekh-2019 rating. Its participants — Russian high-tech companies boasting high leadership potential — will gain an opportunity to create joint projects with Severstal as well as pilot their developments on its industrial sites.
The Far Eastern High Technology Fund (DEFT) created in August 2018 by the Development Fund for the Far East and the Baikal Region (part of VEB.RF), Rusnano and RVC announces the completion of the first two transactions worth 175 million roubles.
The Interdepartmental Working Group (IWG) for the implementation of the National Technology Initiative approved the support for new projects in the markets of Neuronet, Energy, and the Circle movement.
Skolkovo Ventures and Russian Venture Company established the Industrial Fund in 2017 to invest in high-tech projects. Among others, the Fund investors are also UAC PJSC, Russian Railways JSC, and Russian Helicopters JSC.
During the meeting, it was decided to create within the committee five working groups in the areas of Fundamental Standards, Big Data, Quality of Artificial Intelligence Systems, Applied Artificial Intelligence Technologies, and Artificial Intelligence in Education.
Airbus Aircraft Corporation will take part in the examination of Russian fast-growing technology companies in the TechUspekh rating. The winners of the rating will be able to launch joint projects with the corporation and will receive assistance in entering foreign markets.
The RVC Biofund portfolio company received a Skolkovo Fund mini-grant for 5 million roubles for the development of the RTM-Brain microwave sensor. The device will allow you to visualize the temperature of the brain for the prevention and treatment of stroke.
The competence centre of the NTI — Technologies for Wireless Communications and the Internet of Things — in Skoltech, with the participation of the Technical Committee — Cyber-Physical Systems, has developed a draft preliminary national standard (PNS); the Protocol for wireless data transmission for high-capacity networks based on ultra-narrowband radio signal modulation (OpenUNB, Open Ultra-Narrowband).
The Skolkovo Digital Foundation, created for direct investment in fast-growing high-tech IT companies in Russia under the management of Skolkovo Ventures and iTech Capital with the participation of RVC capital, announced the acquisition of a stake in MAXIMUM Education, one of the leaders in the field of further education for schoolchildren.
The Laboratory of Intelligent Cryptographic Systems has opened at MIPT. It was created based on the Competence Centre of the National Technological Initiative in the field of Artificial Intelligence together with Virgil Security, Inc.
The unique database contains more than 600 thousand images, of which more than 20 thousand pictures obtained under severe weather conditions are manually marked, as well as data from the lidar, making it possible to create a real-time 3D map of the space surrounding the car. The dataset is freely available under the CC BY 4.0 open source license.
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 26, RVC held the business breakfast “Support for Educational Technologies in Digital Economy” which was attended by representatives of federal executive authorities, principals of universities, scientific agencies and venture investors.