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TsAGI holds III Aerospace Innovative Projects Competition

29 October 2018

In October-December 2018 the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, a member of the National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) is holding the III Annual Innovative Project Competition. The event is supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Fund for Infrastructure and Educational programs, the Fund for the Promotion of Innovation, the Skolkovo Foundation, and the Skolkovo Institute of science and technology.

The Competition is focused on the search, support and promotion of innovative projects, which are the results of successful scientific and technological research and developments. It is held among universities, research organizations and industry players, with the potential for commercialization.

The Competition’s Organizing Committee held a meeting on the 24th of October, 2018. It approved the Competition’s documentation and announced the beginning of the applications collection from October 26, 2018. The Organizing Committee was chaired by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation O.E. Bocharov. Its members are first Deputy Minister of Education and Science G.V. Trubnikov (co-Chair of the Organizing Committee); Minister of Investments and Innovations of the Moscow region V.V. Khromov; the Director of the National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky” Andrey Dutov, TsAGI Director General Kirill Sypalo; the CEO of the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational programs, Andrey Svinarenko; the Fund for the Promotion of Innovations Director General S.G.Polyakiv; the Rector of the Skolkovo Institute of science and technology A.P. Kuleshov; the LLC “Inconsult K” Director General I.V. Korotkova; the Vice President, Executive Director of the advanced manufacturing technologies, cluster, and nuclear and space technologies of the Skolkovo Foundation A.I. Belyakov; the Chief Designer-Vice President for Innovation of the United aircraft Corporation S.S. Korotkov; the Director for science and technologies of Russian helicopters JSC V.S. Makarejkin; the Director of the Department of infrastructural projects of Roskosmos D.F. Shishkin; the Adviser to the director of LLC “VEB Innovation” on investment issues D.G. Polyakov; and the Chief of TsAGI Perspective development complex E.I.Pudalova.

Competition procedure and conditions for participation are presented on the web-site innovation-contest.tsagi.ru

The Competition in 2018 is a significant event due to TsAGI’s Centenary. The TsAGI Technopark will be the platform for the finale. The Technopark will be open within the framework of the celebrations of TsAGI’s centenary from 30 November to December 10, 2018 .

The Competition’s subjects:

— Advanced technologies and materials in the aerospace industry;

— Innovative concept aircraft (convertible aircraft, aeromobiles, ornithopters, etc.): practicability, economy and ecology; and

— Digitalization of aviation and space technology. Import substitution and export potential.

The Competition stages:

— Submission of applications: from October 26 to November 18, 2018

— Examination of the Competition applications and choice of finalists: 19-23 November 2018; and

— The final part of the Competition: presentation of innovative projects by competition finalists and deciding the winners at a meeting of the Organizing Committee at the opening of the TsAGI Technopark in the framework of TsAGI’s centenary celebration (Zhukovsky , Luch St., 24/1A).

The Fund for the Promotion of innovation and the Skolkovo Foundation Examination examine the applications.

The winners will be invited to participate in the Skolkovo Foundation programs on acceleration for entry-level aviation projects.

We invite research groups to participate in the contest!

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