At the Russian Startup Tour that began on April 25 in Astrakhan Rosseti PJSC was represented by its branch – IDGC of the South PJSC. It has become a tradition for the Company specialists to participate in the startup tour as speakers and judges at Energoproryv Contest.
Viktor Kotolivtsev, head of Development and Innovations Department, IDGC of the South, made a speech about Russian competition of innovation projects and solutions in electric power industry “Energoproryv”. He marked that it is vital for large companies not only to keep track of the latest technologies and solutions, but to establish benchmarks for young professionals. A lot of innovations and solutions are cross-sectoral and power engineers have some ideas that could be applicable in their professional sphere. The fifth in the row Contest Energoproryv 2017 was organized by Rosseti and its affiliate companies in association with the Skolkovo Foundation and with the assistance of the Agency of Strategic Initiatives. It started on February 8 and will end in October. The contest is meant to join the efforts and share knowledge of representatives of various fields of science and technologies to create the power industry of the future.
For reference: Open Innovation Startup Tour (before 2017 it was called the Russian Startup Tour) is a large scale project organized for Russia and CIS countries to search for promising innovation projects and build startup teams for high-tech projects.