The total value of GenerationS prizes has increased 4 times over the year and amounted to 160,000,000 rubles
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9 December 2015

The total value of GenerationS prizes has increased 4 times over the year and amounted to 160,000,000 rubles

The best projects of the accelerator will share together the prize fund in the amount of 10 million roubles - 2 times more than in 2014. The total value of GenerationS` prizes has increased 4 times over the year and amounted to 160 million rubles! What is more, the projects will receive a variety of prizes and gifts from the GenerationS partners.

At the GenerationS final, as part of special nominations, our partners will name their favorites:

PwC, the consulting partner of GenerationS-2015, will award projects selected from among 35 finalists with 2 certificates for participation in the LOCAL2GLOBAL EXPO (2016) exhibition, as well as a certificate for participation in the Strategic Internationalization Workshop worth € 10,000.

All participants of corporate accelerators will be given an opportunity to receive a grant in the amount of 1 million rubles from the GenerationS global partner – the Fund of assistance to the development of small forms of enterprises in scientific and technical sphere.

TeamFinland will give the winners in BiotechMed and Telecom Idea tracks 6 integrated certificates with a 6 months free mentoring support, entitling to participate in the Central startup events in Finland, access to Western investment funds; opportunity to participate in industry events free of charge, support on registration of a legal entity in Finland, marketing support (mailing, press releases, publications on Web pages and in social media).

Nomination from GenerationS technology partner, SAP, is called "IT innovation as a tool for successful business". The prizes as follows will be awarded during nomination: a MacBook Air, an iPad2 and certificates for participation in the international acceleration program SAP Startup Focus. Besides, an opportunity will be given to demonstrate selected projects to the partnership investment funds and the Fund “SAP Ventures”.

As far as the nomination "Opportunities of your business" is concerned, VTB24 bank, the GenerationS-2015 partner on business development, will award three winners and one of the participants of the Super Final an exclusive set of banking services from VTB24 and an opportunity to take advantage of preferential conditions on the credit for business, as well as an annual package of "Privilege" premium financial services.

Nomination from the JSC "Alfa-Bank" - "Alfa-Start" – a Certificate for the joint development of the project for MVP refinement, access to Alfa Bank customer base to test ideas; mentor support, coaching, contacts potential partners is awarded as a prize.

The largest private healthcare company in Russia INVITRO established its own nomination "New approach" for finalists of the accelerator among the biotechnological and medical projects. Gift to be awarded is an opportunity to carry out clinical research together with INVITRO to test the functionality of the technology.

Huawei will within the “Seeds for the Future” nomination grant 3 vouchers for training under the global program HuaweiSeeds for the Future (2016).

The EFKO Group of companies, technology partner of GenerationS, will award the best project in the area of agrobiotechnologies in the "Biotechnology for the food industry" category with a grant worth 350,000 rubles and a certificate for joint business development (training at Biryuch School Management in the fields "Business administration", "Analytics", "Staff", etc.; consulting services (market analysis, calculation of project financial indicators, marketing research, etc.); provision of material and technical base of the Innovation Center for the elaboration of individual project stages and analysis of the innovative product characteristics).

Kamaflow, the investment partner of GenerationS, will award in the Kamaflow Award nomination one of GenerationS-2015 participating projects with a cheque for investment amounting to 1,500,000 rubles.

The Higher school of Economics (HSE) will award in the "Master of Innovation" nomination 3 participants from the corporate accelerators with certificates for study in a Master’s degree course in innovation management at HSE.

5 certificates for an individual session on HR strategy were prepared by the company "ECOPSY Consulting" in the "Employer of the year" nomination.

Prizes are waiting not only for the teams members of participating projects. RVC together with the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia and iR&D Club will hand over the prize "Leader of Open Innovation" to the most transparent corporation. This prize will be a free membership in the iR & D Club for 2016. The best regional partner of GenerationS and best track operator will be awarded too. Among other things, accelerator participants will get awards from Sberbank and IBM.

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