In December 19, 2013 in Moscow in the “President Hotel” has been conducted the Solemn ceremony of laureates’ awarding in the sphere of innovations “Time for Innovations – 2013” – independent award for achievements in the sphere of innovation activity, who received public and business recognition.
The aim of the Award is to reveal and encourage the best innovation projects and practices, directed to stimulating and implementing the innovation developments.
The award “Time for innovations” has been initiated by the Fund ‘Social projects and programs” with support of the Ministry for economic development of the RF< the Ministry for communication and mass media of the RF, The Russian Venture Company, and is being conducted for the third year, supporting those, who gives its talent and efforts, with the help of their products and technologies changing the world around. “Thanks to your innovation ideas, solutions and technologies, our life becomes easier, more interesting and mobile. And some things that yesterday seemed to be a fairy tale, becomes reality”, - noted deputy director general of the Russian agency for small and medium business support Aleksander Ermoshin, awarding winners.
The specific feature of the Award this year became huge amount of participants, who implement innovations in the process of business management. Laureate in the nomination “Organizing-managing innovation of the year” became the company MAYKOR – All-Russian services customer in the sphere of IT-outsourcing and services for companies from various branches. “For effective management of our 83 affiliates and 400 engineers all over the Russia we have developed automated system, which allows controlling all works and services quality in the real time mode”, - comments vice-president on marketing of the Company MAYKOR Irina Semenova.
The newness of the Award-2013 became establishment of the nomination for small innovation projects, which is called to increase prestige of innovation-entrepreneurial activity of small entrepreneurs. “In Russia there is a very high amount of interesting technical ideas, and it is important to understand that the future of Russia is for medium business, which could implement these technologies”, - commented the importance of technological entrepreneurs the member of the Award’s Expert Committee, dean of the Higher School of marketing and business development Tatyana Komissarova.
Participation in the Award is not only stylish, but gives small innovation projects the practice use. “Being since 2011 the Organizing partner, the Innovations Commercialization Center renders the Organizing Committee the methodology support in estimating the contest projects. Collected by the Center experience has also been applied in developing methodology recommendations to contest projects, which will allow them not only accelerating their further development due to selection of optimal interaction formats with market area, but also filing an application for future year at qualitatively new level”, - noted partner of the Center Leonid Danilov.
Among awarding are: Andrey Milekhin, the president of the research holding ROMIR; Aleksander Borisov, director general of the Moscow International Business Association; Tatyana Komissarova, dean of the High School of marketing and business development of the Higher School of Economy; Sergey Simaranov, Doctor of Engineering Science, chairman of the subcommittee on innovations of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
The official automobile of the ceremony is EQUUS (Korea Motor Sever); Partner of the Ceremony is the Company “Komus”. Organizing partner is the Innovations Commercialization Center.