The TechnoSpark Group of Companies and Kruzhok Movement of National Technology Initiative agreed on a long-term partnership to rise new generation of technology entrepreneurs. The agreements were reached during a meeting between Alexey Fedoseev, President of the Association of Technology Kruzhoks Participants, and Denis Kovalevich, the TechnoSpark Group of Companies Director General.
The upcoming project workshops by Kruzhok Movement in the frame of Island course will include a business role-playing game “Build a Company. Sell a Company”, and start-up companies will suggest topics and technologies for school students training.
TechnoSpark plays a very important role and creates in Troitsk a powerful community of technology entrepreneurs, start-ups and large-scale companies of wide range of technology applications. In the frame of our partnership with TechnoSpark we plan to start a systematic interaction with talented school students, agglomeration development activities and future leaders training on the basis of recently opened here Boiling Point Coworking Space.
Alexey Fedoseev, President of Kruzhok Association and Deputy Head of National Technology Initiative Working Group Kruzhok Movement
The first step of this cooperation will be PRO.TRO Project Laboratory in Troitsk. TechnoSpark became industrial partner of the laboratory: Kruzhok Movement, the organiser of the event, will choose the topics for school students activities among TechnoSpark objectives. The participants will gain experience in creating projects relevant to real needs of the city, learn about modern manufacturing and prototyping technologies, and use the opportunity to work on unique equipment, including DNA sequencer.
Another part of the upcoming project workshops in the frame of Generation Island course for current and former participants of Kruzhok Movement will be a 10-hour long workshop: a business role-playing game “Build a Company. Sell a Company”, aimed at revealing an entrepreneurial potential of the participants. This game was developed in TechnoSpark School of Technological Entrepreneurship.
Apart from that field-specific divisions within National Technology Initiative Kruzhok Movement Academic Olympiad will get access to TechnoSpark expertise. The partners are planning on creating an Academic Olympiad Preparation Centre on the basis of TechnoSpark Project School.
TechnoSpark creates from scratch, develops and sells companies in a wide range of technological domains: robotics, flexible electronics, industrial microbiology, lasers, additive technologies etc. Campus of this group of companies is located in Troitsk (New Moscow). TechnoSpark invests in teaching new profession of series technology entrepreneur and creating cooperative urban environment to facilitate development of technology companies.
Kruzhok Movement of National Technology Initiative (Association of technology groups participants) is an all-Russian community of creative technology enthusiasts and project leaders, having in mind to raise a new generation of scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and managers. Among the association partners there are: NTI Platform, Russia ‒ Land of Opportunity platform , Russian Venture Company Agency for Strategic Initiatives, Skolkovo fund and others.