Innosocium National Social Projects Contest
for Students, which is organized based on the initiative of the Innosocium
Foundation, the social platform of the Roscongress Foundation, together with
the Agency for Strategic Initiatives is introducing a new nomination titled Youth
The nomination will be open to projects from students
from all over Russia that aim to promote and develop youth entrepreneurship, encourage
the active involvement of young people in economic activities, and search for
technological projects being implemented by young entrepreneurs, including
projects that contribute to solving problems arising from the coronavirus
«We are looking for technological projects being
implemented by young entrepreneurs that help solve urgent problems, in
particular those arising from the coronavirus pandemic», ASI Director General
Svetlana Chupsheva said. «The winners in this nomination will receive RUB
500,000 to develop and promote their project. We hope that the competition will
help promote and develop youth entrepreneurship in the country and enhance the
economic activity of young people in Russia».
The participants of the Innosocium contest will
compete in five categories this year: Youth Entrepreneurship (partner
Agency for Strategic Initiatives), Taking Care of Seniors (partner Council for the
Development of Social Innovations of the Regions of the Russian Federation
under the Federation Council of the Russian Federation), Womens Leadership (partner
MARS), Culture: Regional Initiatives (partner cultural platform ART-OKNO,
«Art, Science, and Sport» Charitable Foundation), and Territory Development (partner
Applications will be accepted from students
throughout the country until 30 April. An expert council will select the
finalists and then a panel of experts will select the winners from among the
finalists. The award ceremony will be held for the first time in the format of
an online event on 25 May 2020. The winners will receive a cash prize for the implementation
of their projects as well as assistance from partner curators. In addition, the
winners will be invited to participate in economic forums (SPIEF, EEF, Russian
Investment Forum) operated by the Roscongress Foundation as well as the Fourth
Forum of Social Innovations.
«This year, we decided to significantly expand the
focus and increase the number of nominations, thus boosting chances of winning.
We are grateful to our partners who have supported this initiative and quickly
joined the process. We invite students from all over the country to participate
and wish success to all the contestants,» said Elena Marinina, Deputy CEO of
the Roscongress Foundation and Director of the Innosocium Foundation.
You can get more detailed information and submit an
application for participation on the contests official website at: https: innosocium.ru/participation.
Official page of the Innosocium Foundation, the
social platform of the Roscongress Foundation: innosocium.org.