The Agency urban news “Moscow”
For the first time this year at the conference for technology entrepreneurs Startup Village-2017 projects were evaluated in two categories: the competition of ideas and competition of projects. Among the finalists and winners of the conference traditionally was the capital of the company. Most of the capital”s startups-finalists works in the field of biotechnology.
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“All the past years among the finalists and winners of the Startup Village was necessarily the Muscovites. We are glad that this good tradition was continued this time. Of the 30 finalists of this year 9 start — UPS – Moscow. This suggests that the infrastructure and other conditions established in the city for the development of high-tech businesses, become a fertile soil on which to grow innovative ideas and projects”, — said Natalia Sergunina, Deputy Moscow mayor in the Moscow government on economic policy and property and land relations.
All the two-day conference was the pavilion of the Agency of innovation of Moscow, where they were presented a large-scale urban projects to support innovation: portal iMoscow, prize of the Moscow government for young scientists, a series of competitions “Mohorter”, the project “Profession future of Moscow”. The pavilion was visited by over 7 thousand participants. In a public lecture in Moscow held 13 lectures, which were attended by more than 350 people.
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Two of the capital”s finalists were winners Startup Village-2017. This company “Ergometrics”, which has developed a comprehensive diagnosis of endometriosis and became the winner in competition of projects and service Kirill Kulakov search of the English-speaking guides and tours anywhere in the world HelloGuide, who became the winner in the competition of ideas.
“Moscow has a complex innovation infrastructure. Over a thousand objects: 30 technology parks and engineering centres, business incubators, centers of prototyping and collective use. More than 3,5 thousand units of the latest equipment available for any company, — said the head of the Department of science, industrial policy and entrepreneurship of Moscow Alexey Fursin at the ceremony of awarding the winners. — The city needs people who are able to generate ideas and to translate them into new projects”.