The Foundation for the Promotion of Innovation has completed the correspondence stage of the examination of projects submitted for the Student Startup competition within the framework of the federal project "Platform of University Technological Entrepreneurship".
"Student Startup" is a competition, according to the results of which 1,000 students, whose applications are recognized by the expert jury as the best, will receive grants in the amount of 1 million rubles to launch their own startup.
In total, 2301 applications were received for the competition in 7 thematic areas. 1996 applications were accepted for the online presentation of the project in May of this year, 111 of which were submitted by students of universities of the Eurasian REC.
The guys, as part of their projects, offered ideas for the development of new products, products, technologies based on their own scientific and technical and scientific and technological research. The main thing is that these ideas have the potential for commercialization.
"In order for a project to receive a grant, it must be technologically advanced and strictly relate to a certain topic proposed by the organizers of the competition. Students of universities of the republic presented startup projects on topical areas of scientific and technological development of both the region and the whole country. The projects proposed by the guys affect the areas of digitalization and import substitution. Among those admitted to the online presentation are projects on the creation of an artificial intelligence system, the development of applications and programs, startups aimed at the development of personalized medicine, the creation of new devices and production technologies," said Ruslan Kazykhanov, Adviser to the Head of the Republic of Belarus on Science.
The largest number of applications were received from USNTU – students of the Petroleum Institute will present 62 projects. BashSU students will defend 28 of their projects. UGATU submitted 15 startups to the competition and three projects were admitted to the competition from BASHGAU and BSMU.