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7:12 PM  November 28, 2018

"Startup-valley" for young innovators will appear in Tomsk

© предоставлено Евгением ЛысенкомStartup-valley for young innovators will appear in Tomsk

TOMSK, Nov 28 – RIA Tomsk. The uniform platform for discussing projects of young entrepreneurs and searching for investors and partners - the “startup-valley” – appear in Tomsk next to Living Laboratory campus, the deputy governor of the Tomsk region Andrey Antonov said on Wednesday at the meeting of the commission for economic cooperation between Russia and the Netherlands.

Earlier it was reported that in 2017 the Living Laboratory project was created in the Tomsk region, which will allow to introduce modern solutions, including the development of the Tomsk companies, into the city infrastructure. The team planned to develop a project of creative urban space within the boundaries of Vershinin, Usov and Lytkina streets in Tomsk. First of all, it will affect the development of campuses.

According to the RIA Tomsk correspondent, on Wednesday at the main building of Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) within the framework of the III International Forum of University Cities was held the meeting of the working group on innovations of the commission on economic cooperation between Russia and the Netherlands.

From the Russian side, the meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Agency for Strategic Initiatives, administration of the Tomsk region and the rectors of Tomsk universities. From the Netherlands – representatives of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Russian Federation, professors of the universities of Utrecht and Maastricht, the heads of the Russian office of Philips company and others.

Valley of ideas

Presenting the experience of the Tomsk region in supporting of innovative entrepreneurship, the deputy governor of the Tomsk region Andrey Antonov gave an example of the joint Russian-Dutch project Living Laboratory for developing the infrastructure of the university city and announced the continuation of cooperation in the new project for young entrepreneurs who want to engage in knowledge-intensive business.

For them, a uniform platform will appear in Tomsk, where will be created all conditions for discussing ideas and projects, as well as searching for new partners and investors – the "startup-valley".

"Startup-valley" is a place where formed teams can start to implement their projects. When searching for a place to host such a “startup-valley”, we decided to locate it on the territory adjacent to the Living Laboratory, - in close cooperation with the team of this project, which was also formed with the participation of colleagues from the Netherlands”, – Antonov said.

He noted that the idea of “startup-valley” creating arose after Amsterdam visiting by delegation of the Tomsk region, where Tomsk residents were shown the convenient spaces, organized for young entrepreneurs, – Startup village.

According to the official website of the Dutch project, Startup Village - is a public space in the Amsterdam Science Park, where high-tech and scientific startups are located. Startup Village regularly hosts events – workshops, meetings of startups. The project collaborates with universities, companies, successful entrepreneurs and business experts.

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