HSE launches a competition for innovative projects From a Project to Startup

HSE launches a competition for innovative projects From a Project to StartupNational Research University Higher School of Economics announces an open competition of innovative projects - 2012. The competition is held under the motto From a Project to Startup and is funded by the Fund for Support to Innovative Entrepreneurship within the HSE Program of Innovative Infrastructure Development.

The competition aims at selecting teams with commercially viable projects for the creation of small innovative companies and involves the allocation of funds for activities related to the implementation of projects and the creation of patentable and commercially significant developments (including know-how) required for the organization of competitive business.

The participants of the competition are project teams that include at least one student, graduate student or an employee of HSE.

The winning teams will sign a cooperation agreement, which involves the creation of small innovative companies in 2013 with the participation of LLC HSE Innovations.

Application forms are accepted in electronic and printed form till the 15th of November, 2012 by the units of HSE’s innovation infrastructure in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Perm.

The winners will be determined till the 26th of November, 2012.