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Services to develop corporate innovations

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Strategic session
In-person event to shape the innovative agenda and the directions for technological development
Scouting for projects
Custom-made scouting programs that fit the company’s business requirements
Corporate accelerator
Comprehensive program that involves scouting, expert assessment, and test of projects that fit the company's business requirements
International programs
Short-term custom-based programs to learn international innovation experience
Innovation strategy
Development of a long-term technological strategy of a company
Educational programs
Workshops on tech entrepreneurship for employees.
Internal corporate accelerator
Сomprehensive program to set up and develop employees’ internal technological projects
Innovation audit
Analysis of existing business processes related to innovation, and development of recommendations for change

Why develop innovations?

New markets and market niches
New markets and market niches
Access to early-stage latest technologies allows to develop solutions aimed at future markets, and to attain competitive edge at early development stage.
Business process optimization
Business process optimization
Implementation of innovation processes allows to shorten time-to-market, and to reorganize the existing processes in terms of quality.
Smart competition
Smart competition
Development of technologies in over-saturated market allows to pursue a precise and efficient competitive policy.
Strong technological brand
Strong technological brand
State-of-the-art technologies shape an attractive brand for strong partners and new employees.
HR policy
HR policy
Innovative solutions foster employees' competencies, and facilitate building new motivation systems.

ACCELERATION CYCLE

01
Strategic session
Shaping precise directions for searching and working with innovations
02
Scouting for projects
Target-focused scouting for projects to promote the company on the innovative market
03
Projects' review
Tech and business assessment to analyze the viability of pilot projects
04
Face-to-face shortlisting
In-person meeting of the Corporation and the participants, getting acquainted with their projects
05
Acceleration Program
Setting up the scope of work to test the projects and to launch pilot projects with startups
06
Post-acceleration assistance
Finalizing the pilot projects, and scaling up solutions

GenerationS Corporate Cases

international program
#GENSGlobal for FC Opening in Singapore, March 2019

Goals:

  • Conduct an intensive innovation in the Singapore office of MSB Bank Opening
  • Get new insights about FINTECH trends
  • Explore different approaches to work with innovations in the Bank, including approaches to building acceleration programs

Results:

  • 11 meetings and workshops were held with such organizations as DBS Asia X, The Open Vault OCBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Plug and Play, Techstars and others
  • 5 startups presented their solutions to the Bank
  • Received ideas about building processes of work with innovations in the Bank
Corporate accelerator
Corporate accelerator for VTB Bank

Goals:

  • Build a robust process for searching, reviewing, selecting, and piloting technological solutions in the framework of the bank's innovation strategy
  • Build the culture of working with innovations among the bank's employees

Results:

  • 190 projects gathered based on the requirements of business units
  • 87 applications received to launch pilot projects
  • 12 projects selected to launch the first pilots

Results:

  • 190 projects gathered based on the requirements of business units
  • 87 applications received to launch pilot projects
  • 12 projects selected to launch the first pilots
Scouting for projects
Scouting for projects for Airbus Bizlab Accelerator

Goals:

  • Find tech projects that fit the requirements of Airbus to get selected for acceleration in BizLab

Results:

  • 214 projects gathered
  • 1 project was ranked among the 15 best globally and got selected to BizLab accelerator in Toulouse

Results:

  • 214 projects gathered
  • 1 project was ranked among the 15 best globally and got selected to BizLab accelerator in Toulouse
CORPORATE ACCELERATOR
Michelin

Goals:

  • Find and implement new products in Michelin businesses that will improve the lives of truckers on the road

Results:

  • 190 project teams from 54 cities in Russia, CIS, Estonia, India and USA took part in the competition
  • 10 projects were shortlisted for Selection day before acceleration program
  • 2 projects underwent an intensive three-week training and were able to adapt their products to Michelin’s needs
  • 1 project launched paid pilot with Michelin

Scouting project
Scouting project for Alrosa

Goals:

  • Find and select best technological projects, which correspond to the predefined criteria
  • Increase involvement of Alrosa employees in innovation

Results:

  • 265 startups applied
  • 56 cities from Russia, Kazachstan, Belarus, Latvia, Germany, England, Canada, USA, Australia covered
  • 13 projects were finalists in the selection process
  • 5 projects were included in roadmap of development of business units of Alrosa
  • Apart from startups, 6 applications received from company’s employees
international program
#GENSGlobal for VTB in Israel and Singapore, 2018

Goals:

  • Transfer knowledge and experience to the participants of the program, which will allow to build the Bank's work with startups more effectively
  • Prepare the Bank to work with startups in the framework of the acceleration program based on GenerationS
  • Improve the efficiency of innovation processes

Results:

  • Visits were made to various companies, organizations, technoparks that make up the innovation system of Israel and Singapore. More than 10 meetings in each location.
  • Received ideas about building processes of work with external innovations in the Bank
  • High involvement of the Bank's employees in innovative processes – 12 projects were selected within the framework of the acceleration program to launch pilots
Technology scouting
Search and integration of technology solutions in R&D Park of Krastsvetmet.

Goals:

  • Find technological projects for their further development on the basis of R&D Park.

Results:

  • in March 2016, the R&D Park of JSC Krastsvetmet was created with support of GenerationS Accelerator;
  • 2 project, selected by the company according to the results of GenerationS-2016, have become residents of the R&D Park.
SCOUTING FOR International PROJECTS
Corporate accelerator for Ilim Group

Goals:

  • Scout and select top startups that are aligned with key directions of Group’s strategic innovation development

Results:

  • 177 startups from Russia, Finland, Sweden, Canada, Brazil, USA and other countries assessed
  • 33 startups short-listed
  • 13 startups pitched their ideas to top-management during an internal DemoDay

Results:

  • 177 startups from Russia, Finland, Sweden, Canada, Brazil, USA and other countries assessed
  • 33 startups short-listed
  • 13 startups pitched their ideas to top-management during an internal DemoDay

Contact us

Ekaterina Petrova
Managing Director of GenerationS Corporate Accelerator
Irina Martynova
Head of Corporate Department