Accelerator from Kirovsky Plant (Saint Petersburg, September 1, 2019)
1 Aug '19
The Agency for Strategic Initiatives and PJSC 'Kirovsky Plant' announce a joint targeted selection of technological projects for the industrial accelerator PJSC 'Kirovsky Plant'. As part of the acceleration, start-ups in industry, energy and agricultural engineering will be supported. Priority areas include Industry 4.0, AgTech, Agricultural Machinery, Energytech, BigData, Industrial Internet of Things and Machine Learning.
Call for applications in the industrial accelerator is open until September 1.
The selected projects will take part in the 3-month acceleration program in St. Petersburg, as well as receive support for the implementation of the pilot and the opportunity this year to implement their decision at the sites of the industrial accelerator: PJSC 'Kirovsky Plant', JSC 'Petersburg Tractor Plant' , energy company JSC KirovTEK, LLC Plant of Drilling Technologies, JSC Metallurgical Plant Petrostal and JSC Plant Kirovenergomash.
Benefits of selection:
- the opportunity to receive a personal offer of cooperation or an investment of up to $ 1.5 million;
- opportunity to compensate equipment costs up to 1 million rubles during the pilot implementation
assistance in developing a presentation for investors and working with trackers and specialized experts to accelerate the development of the project;
- coliving and coworking in St. Petersburg for 5 people from each selected team.
To qualify, a project must:
- be in high readiness stage (have a ready solution or MVP). The project should receive feedback from the market in the form of agreements of intent or first sales;
- the project relies on the original technology, or has a competitive advantage in comparison with the closest analogues;
- the team must have at least 2 founders who are ready to participate in the full-time acceleration program in St. Petersburg (from September to December 2019).
For more information about the conditions of participation and apply to the industrial accelerator can be on the site.