Krasnodar Will Be the Final City of the Startup Tour in 2018

The event will be held on April 24-25 at the site of Kuban State University.

In the framework of the Startup Tour, technological entrepreneurs will learn how to create a successful business, and also be able to take part in the competition of innovators.

The event is aimed at popularizing technological entrepreneurship, supporting regional innovation teams and projects, developing the competencies of service providers: operators, investors, patent attorneys and business incubators.

The two-day Tour program includes a business and a competitive part. So, the jury will choose the best projects in a number of areas, including biomedicine, industrial and information technologies. The business part provides for lectures from the leading business experts from Russia and Europe.

– The Startup Tour was established to find the best technological companies throughout Russia and to guarantee them the opportunity to conduct business in their own regions. Russia needs new jobs and major infrastructure projects, – Pekka Viljakainen, adviser to the president of the Skolkovo Foundation, noted.

It should be recalled that the Krasnodar Region is the fourth in the rating of innovation activity in Russia’s regions. The capital of the region has three technological parks, 627 organizations are engaged in research and development.

In 2017, over 5,000 young scientists and entrepreneurs took part in the events of the Open Innovations Startup Tour, 33 projects became winners of the regional competition and passed to the semifinal of the Startup Village. This year, the Startup Tour will visit 11 cities of Russia.

The Press Service of the Administration of the Krasnodar Region