Global industrial hi-tech startups competition

European Fund Rusnano Sistema SICAR is ready to invest into the winner’s startup up to $10 million

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The competition is open for entries from all over the World until May 18

Who should apply?

All startups from the stage of industrial prototyping to the stage of scaling are invited to apply.

Terms of reference

Entry criteria

  • Unique and protectable technologies Unique and protectable technologies
  • Export potential Export potential
  • Concrete commercial results Concrete commercial results
  • Strong team Strong team
  • Scalability Scalability

Technological focus

  • Robotics Robotics
  • Drones Drones
  • IoT solutions IoT solutions
  • B2B software B2B software
  • Security solutions Security solutions
  • Energy efficiency solutions Energy efficiency solutions
  • Solutions for the oil and gas industry Solutions for the oil and gas industry
  • Communication equipment Communication equipment
  • Microelectronics Microelectronics
  • Special communications systems Special communications systems


March 13 - May 18 The competition is open for entries
May 18 The deadline for submission of entries
April 15 - May 30 The entries are evaluated by the Expert Council
May 31 The semifinalists are announced
June 1-September 5 Tracking of the projects, selection of the finalists
October 19 The Competition Final at the Open Innovations Forum


  • Up to $ 10 million in investment capital from the Rusnano Sistema SICAR

  • A pilot project with MTS - the leading telecommunications group in Russia and Eastern Europe

  • All finalists will have an opportunity to pitch at the Open Innovations Forum in Moscow

Terms of reference


October 19, Moscow
Final at the Open Innovations Forum
Apply now!


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