In Novosibirsk Akademgorodok industrial park at the site started innovation contest "Torch-2011." It will take place during the month and "will highlight" best innovative projects for high-tech business.
At the first stage of the competition will say its word expert advice that will determine the most interesting from the point of view of the novelty and effectiveness of the proposal developers, scientists, technologists, designers. The second phase will be open and mass: for a given project from 5 to 15 December will have to cast their vote (via online voting) residents of the area.
This year, established a few basic contest prizes: for the best innovative product, a promising startup, an event aimed at supporting innovation. And also introduced an additional competitive nomination "For outstanding contribution to the development of innovative environment," where the winner chosen by innovators: young inventors and managers who participated in the forums Academpark throughout the year. Here are the contestants will perform in the role of mentors, employees, innovation and venture companies, leading master classes.
The contest will also enable a wide range of people interested in the breakthrough domestic developments, including biotechnology and medicine, to look into the future of the region as well as the winners of the contest are eligible to participate in programs to support and further information tracking. So, the chance to introduce your project or find customers among companies in the region, whose activities are related to the knowledge-intensive production, with the winners of the competition is very high.