Half a million idea! The semi-finals of the UMNIK competition

In Rostov-on-don on October 2, 2018 at 10.00 on the basis of the southern Federal University will host the semi-final of the competition "UMNIK 2018" Fund for innovation, where young innovators from the Rostov region will present the development for selection to the final.

The program "UMNIK" finances the development of scientific and technical ideas to the level of commercial application with a grant of 500 thousand rubles for 2 years. Selection for the first and second year of participation in the program takes place on a competitive basis.

The aim of the "smart GUY" program is to stimulate the participation of young people in scientific, technical and innovative activities through the provision of organizational and financial support to young talents. Supported scientific and technical ideas and solutions grow to the level of creating a sustainable business attractive to investors.

Directions for which applications are accepted:

H1. Digital technology.

N2. Medicine and health saving technologies.

H3. New materials and chemical technologies.

H4. New devices and intelligent manufacturing technologies.

H5. Biotechnologies.

N6. Resource-saving energy.

Individuals from 18 to 30 years of age, who are citizens of the Russian Federation, who wish to self-actualize through innovative activities, and who have not previously won the program "UMNIK", can participate in the program "UMNIK".

20 projects in 5 directions will take part in the Rostov semi-final. The projects will be reviewed by qualified experts of the competition and evaluated in terms of innovation of the project.

The event will be held at the address: Rostov-on-don, Bolshaya Sadovaya street, 105, AUD. 101, southern Federal University.


Every year more than 1000 projects are selected in the country. In 2017, there were 34 winners in the Rostov region, who received grants from the innovation assistance Fund in the amount of 17 000 000 rubles. Every year, don innovators submit more than 150 applications for participation in the competition.


In the Rostov region in 2018 it is planned to hold 8 semi-finals, detailed information about which can be found on the website http://umnik.fasie.ru/rostov-on-don/


Contacts for communication:

Phone: +7 (961) 293-46-95

Email: rostov@fasie.ru

Address: innovation Agency of Rostov region (ex. ERCER) Rostov-on-don, street of the city of Volos, d. 6, of. Seven hundred five


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The organizing Committee of the competition invites information partners to participate.

Applications for accreditation are accepted until 10-00 on September 28, 2018 by e-mail of the Fund's representative Office in the Rostov region: rostov@fasie.ru

The application must specify the name of the media, the name of the journalist and his contact phone number.

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