технологические  конкурсы
технологические  конкурсы
A new format of contests to find breakthrough technology solutions for complex scientific tasks.

These are competitions that change the future. Teams of engineers and scientists have to overcome technological barriers in various industries and find a breakthrough solution to the technological tasks of immense complexity on an international scale.

The award is granted for demonstrating an understandable and repeatable solution for the task recognized by independent expert jury and the public.

It is planned to hold 6 technology contests by 2020
The contests will last from one year to three years, depending on the complexity of the task
Russian and foreign legal entities are invited to participate
Created IP belongs to the participants
Russian and foreign legal entities and associations of legal entities are invited to participate.
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GENERAL PRINCIPLES

TECHNOLOGICAL BARRIER
TECHNOLOGICAL BARRIER
must be overcome to win the competition
UNCONTESTABLE RESULT
UNCONTESTABLE RESULT
Results of the contests must be visualized in the form of a working prototype and should be recognized by independent experts and the public
DEMAND-DRIVEN APPROACH
DEMAND-DRIVEN APPROACH
Solutions developed during the competitions must be in demand by the market
CRITERION ABSOLUTENESS
CRITERION ABSOLUTENESS
Award is granted for achieving the absolute value and not for superiority over competitors
GOALS AMBITIOUSNESS
GOALS AMBITIOUSNESS
Assigned tasks should be quite complex, but potentially achievable
TRANSPARENCE AND INVOLVEMENT
TRANSPARENCE AND INVOLVEMENT
Procedure, criteria and progress of the competitions are absolutely transparent and take into account the opinion of the audience
  • Significant and unresolved technological problem that prevents the launch of a new product or service on a new market
  • Level of technology that haven’t been reached by anyone in the world yet, but which could be in demand by the market

STAGES OF CONTESTS

Start
Announcement of the Up Great technology contest
Selection
Open call for applications, selection of participants
Development
Development of a technology and/or innovative product by participants under the assigned task
Testing
Intermediate testing and feedback from industry experts
Final
Final tests and announcement of the winner and/or prize winners
Awarding
Awarding ceremony
Tracking of participants

FOREIGN CASES

Ansari Xprize
(1995-2004)

Goal: development of a reusable suborbital spacecraft (with flight altitude of 100 km) for a crew of three persons

Prize fund: 10 million dollars

Winner: "Tier One" with "SpaceShipOne" aerospace system

Informal results: teams attracted amount of 100 million USD of private investments. Competition launched the private space exploration.

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Ansari Xprize
(1995-2004)
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DARPA Grand Challenge
(2004-2007)

Goal: development of a driverless car capable to complete the track with length of 200 kilometers in a fully driverless mode

Prize fund: 2-3 million dollars annually

Informal results: several teams successfully complete a task in 2007

Competition gave a start to a new industry: - driverless transport.

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DARPA Grand Challenge
(2004-2007)
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Netflix Challenge
(2006-2009)

Goal: development an algorithm of prediction of user preferences (Big Data)

Prize fund: 1 million dollars

Informal results: 34 000 developers took part in the competition

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Netflix Challenge
(2006-2009)
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