Participants have the chance to win grant support from the Skolkovo Fund.
"For us as an institution ... this competition is really special,” Nikolai Grachev, executive director of the energy efficient technologies cluster at the Skolkovo Foundation, said. “(It) stands out from the others, especially because we have such a partner as Rossetti, which really gives the finalists the opportunity to pilot test technology on their network facilities. Thus, the team immediately gets a start in life. Our main goal is to create a working business.”
The application deadline is May 15. Judges will announce the winners on Oct. 17.
Founded in 1920, Ural Federal University, in Yekarerinburg, is the oldest university in the Ural region. It has 5,640 academic staff members and 57,000 students.