50 best innovative ideas for the Republic of Tatarstan

Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan, Academy of Science of the Republic of Tatarstan and Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan announce the beginning of the application process for the competition “The Best 50 Innovative Ideas for the Republic of Tatarstan”.
  
Objectives:

• to increase the innovation potential of Tatarstan Republic;

• to foster innovative research activities of scientists, inventors, postgraduate and graduate students and school children;

• to draw young generation’s attention towards research and technical creativity;

• to build the environment for implementing innovative technologies in  the economy of the Republic of Tatarstan and to develop science absorbing industry with the aim of increasing the competitiveness of the production of Tatarstan Republic.
 
 
Nominations: “Perspective”, “Innovation and Education”, “Start of Innovations”, “Nanoimpulse”, “Socially Important Innovations”, “Year’s Patent”, “Youth Innovation Project”, “AIRR projects”.
 
 
Time and stages:

1st stage (January1 – October 15) – registration and expert review of projects.
2nd stage (October 16 – November 30)  – projects review and selection.

3rd stage (December 1 – December 30)  – announcing of the competition results  and awarding of the winners.
 
 
Requirements:

Projects are required to submit the documents that give evidence of companies’ intention to implement their developments in the companies of Tatarstan Republic. This requirement does not concern the “Perspective” and “Innovations and Education” nominations.

The above requirement will help deal with one of the main barriers which occur with developments’ implementation and their upcoming commercialization.

The following candidates are welcome: individuals from Tatarstan Republic, regions of Russian Federation and foreign citizens.

Applications need to be sent to the Academy of Science of the Republic of Tatarstan, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan or to representative offices of the Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan in the Russian Federation untill October, 15 6.00 PM). 

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