InnoHub, an enterprise of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, was accepting applications for participation in the ninth cycle of acceleration for technological ideas in the field of non-nuclear business in the end of 2022. They were looking for projects in fourteen areas, including digital modeling, machine-building, and additive technologies.
The accelerator program is designed to effectively fund the development and launch of new products, and to identify the most promising technologies for priority investment in the development of new businesses, according to the press service of InnoHub. The accelerator is focused on the support of market startups that use the production and other capabilities of Rosatom State Corporation. The participants’ projects should have the following characteristics: potential revenue of five hundred million rubles, availability of technical and verified hypotheses, and a team of technical and commercial specialists.
Fields of the accelerator program:
- technologies of fuel and energy complex;
- the technology of alternative energy;
- additive technologies;
- machine tool engineering;
- automated process control systems;
- digital modeling;
- medicine-instrumentation, prosthetics;
- laser technologies;
- large electrical machines and electrical insulating materials;
- power electronics
Project teams can expect help with the market, customer, and monetization model issues. Selected Rosatom’s InnoHub projects will be assisted by resources, will allocate a personal supervisor for the entire period of work in the accelerator, will provide an opportunity to consult with external and internal experts, and will open access to industry databases, will help organize meetings with clients. Financial assistance for the maintenance of the team at the first stages is up to one hundred thousand rubles. Depending on the level of maturity, projects that have passed the acceleration process will receive customer support: investment in a prototype, search for a technology partner, or investment in business scaling.
About two thousand projects have already passed the examination; sixteen of them have been integrated into the Rosatom’s management circuit and have brought the total revenues of about one billion rubles. Applications for participation were accepted till January 14th of 2022. Detailed information is available on the official site of the accelerator.
There have already been many successful commercial projects. For example, Skolkovo gave us Anisoprint, today a huge player in the global composite additive manufacturing market with their flagship product Anisoprint Composer A4 (https://top3dshop.com/product/anisoprint-composer-a4-3d-printer).