Submissions Closed for 6 Open Challenges

Moscow Agency of Innovations has stopped accepting submissions for participation in 6 contests under the Open Challenges program.

The agency has received 171 submissions from 120 Russian and 12 international companies.

The assessment of the entries is scheduled for January 2017. Winners in each of the challenges will be announced in February; they will also get an opportunity to pilot their innovations in Moscow.

Submissions are no longer accepted for the following challenges:

·         Innovations to Ensure a Hassle-Free Access of Public Transportation Vehicles to Their Designated Stops (by Mosgortrans and Moscow Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development)

·         Innovations to Monitor Safety and Identify Life-Threatening Situations in Moscow's Public Water Space (by Moscow Fire Safety, Civil Defense and Emergency Department, Moscow Fire-and-Rescue Center, and Moscow Water Search-and-Rescue Service)

·         Innovations to Monitor Fire-And-Rescue Personnel's Vital Stats and Location in Emergency Areas (by Moscow Fire Safety, Civil Defense and Emergency Department, Moscow Fire-and-Rescue Center, and Moscow Water Search-and-Rescue Service)

·         Innovations for Sidewalks to Meet the Needs of People with Mobility Impairments (by Moscow Labor and Social Security Department, Rehabilitation and Training Center №7)

·         Innovations to Make Going Up and Down Stairs Convenient for Mobility-Impaired People (by Moscow Labor and Social Security Department, Rehabilitation and Training Center №7)

·         Innovations to Boost Social Interaction and Raise Awareness of Social Challenges Faced by Children with Disabilities and Special Needs (by Moscow Labor and Social Security Department, Rehabilitation and Training Center №7)

More information about the program and current challenges is available here.

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