This international award became the second one for GenerationS this year and the seventh in its portfolio.
In the end of June GenerationS became a winner of Cosmopolitan The Daily Business Awards in the category Best Practices in Ecosystem Acceleration - Russia 2021.
Cosmopolitan The Daily Business Awards aims to recognize and reward excellence in business to companies all over the globe, both in the public and private sector. The Award’s goal is to make sure that innovation, creativity and the drive to create value gets its due recognition.
Cosmopolitan The Daily Business Awards is not just for companies that conduct business globally but also for companies that operate nationally or regionally. All the submitted companies competed against organizations or individuals based out of their own country.
Ekaterina Petrova, managing director at GenerationS: “We are pleased to be recognized once again at the international level. Close work with startups and cooperation with innovation ecosystem in Russia and abroad benefited GenerationS in becoming an important part of innovation support network. This award is not just a good news but a reminder to keep moving forward, achieve more and highlight new goals making innovation ecosystem more supporting and startup friendly.”
GenerationS is a platform for corporate innovations development; it is the largest corporate accelerator across Russia and CIS. Established in 2013. GenerationS implements comprehensive corporation development programs including in-house programs for intrapreneurship development, acceleration programs for scouting and external project acceleration, and international programs for staff training in innovations development and management methods based on international leading corporations.
The accelerator infrastructure today includes more than 18 000 startups from more than 60 countries and more than 1300 corporate and ecosystem partners. In 2017 GenerationS was recognized as one of the largest Russian accelerator according to the RBC magazine. In 2018 GenerationS becomes the best corporate accelerator in Europe according to the Corporate Startup Summit. GenerationS is also in the top- 5 best state-owned accelerators in the world according to the UBI Global. Winner of 2020 ITU Innovation Challenge in the category “Ecosystem best practice”. In 2020 GenerationS became a member of the INSME Association, the international network for small and medium-sized businesses under the auspices of the OECD. In December of 2020, GenerationS won the Russian Digital Leaders Award 2020 in the nomination “Project of the Year in the Public Sector” in the “Acceleration Programs” category. In 2021 GenerationS became a winner of Global Outlook Awards in the category “Outstanding Contribution to Innovation Ecosystem Development – Russia 2021” and in June was marked in the category “Best Practices in Ecosystem Acceleration - Russia 2021” of Cosmopolitan The Daily Business Awards 2021.