Skolkovo announces Startup Village 2016
Startup Village 2016 will take place at the Skolkovo Innovation Center on June 2-3. This is the fourth gathering of technology entrepreneurs, the largest in Russia and other CIS countries. Young entrepreneurs and startupers can participate in Startup Village Competition, and gain a prize worth $5,000 to $50,000. Participants can attend lectures, workshops, and discussion boards presented by global leaders in the innovation community. For two days the conference venue will host an exhibition of startup inventions – Startup Bazaar, with 100 new projects.
The program includes visionary sessions on future technologies dealing with gadgets ('Big Mobile Revolution'), role of women in innovation processes ('Womennovation'), and transportation ('Transport of the Future', 'Innovation in Railway Transport').
This year the additional program will dedicate an entire pavilion to interaction of art and science (Art&Science Day). And the most spectacular event of the Startup Village 2016 will be the Open International Championship FORMULA DRONE (FPV Drone Racing), which any multicopter owner can take part in. A separate zone will showcase augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR Zone).