A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, congress, exhibitions, business, social and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 160 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 75 countries worldwide.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian (t.me/Roscongress), English (t.me/RoscongressDirect), and Spanish (t.me/RoscongressEsp). Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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05.07.2019

Top 15 Business Priority International Start-ups to Be Presented at GMIS-2019

The top 15 industrial start-ups will be presented during the Business Priority Pitch Session at the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS-2019) in Yekaterinburg on 9–11 July. The session will be held with the support of the Roscongress Foundation along with the Digital Economy Development Fund as part of the Startup Lounge project. The National Engineering Corporation is the general partner of the Pitch Session.

The session will feature presentations of eight Russian and seven international start-ups in such areas as artificial intelligence, nature-like technologies, and social engineering modelling. The event will take place on 9 July with the slogan ‘Innovations Are Changing the Landscape of the Future’. The goal of the project is to support and scale up industrial development projects and attract investments from global funds.

The 100 best start-ups were selected during the first stage of the competition. Based on the voting results, 15 of them were granted ‘Business Priority’ status and will be presented to Russian and Arab investment funds, state corporations, and major industrial companies.

In addition, the Roscongress Foundation and Global Manufacturing Organisation Limited (GMOL) will sign an agreement at the Summit on comprehensive support for the innovative companies that win the Business Priority competition.

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