The corporate innovations development platform GenerationS and JSC «Russian Railways» (RZD) are searching innovative solutions for passenger transportation improvement and tech independence within the framework of third joint acceleration program. The winners will present their projects in the end of the year at Demo Day.
The program is aimed at finding breakthrough solutions for improving JSC «Russian Railways» and the effectiveness of a company’s divisions providing passenger transportation, and for increasing the tech independence of Russian Railways from external and macroeconomic factors.
The company is looking for startups from the following fields:
• integrated systems;
• services, products;
• techs & tech tools.
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Applications are accepted till September 15th.
The selection of startups is to be carried out according to the key parameters as follows:
• a startup TRL is 5 and higher;
• a startup is registered as a legal entity (is ready to get one);
• a startup meets selection criteria;
• a startup is ready for PoC with Russian Railways.
During the expertise, the number of projects will be selected to present the solutions at pitch sessions which will be follows by an acceleration stage.
Within the framework of the Accelerator, the startups will receive an expert feedback, fast access to B2B-customers and a pre-test at the training ground of the company. The most promising startups could become suppliers to Russian Railways.