The final part of the contest of innovative projects “Eurasian digital platforms” and the award ceremony will be held on October 22, 2018 in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan. The final will be held in the framework of the international forum “Eurasian week”.
The competition is held by the Eurasian economic Commission (EEC) for the first time, but will become an annual event in the future. The need to identify the most promising and effective teams and projects through which it is possible to optimize the development of the integrated information system of the Eurasian economic Union (EAEU) was the argument for its establishment.
Despite the high status of the competition, not only experienced developers of technological products, but also young entrepreneurs could take part in it. About 200 innovative projects were eventually presented to the jury which included more than 250 representatives of the five EAEU States. More than 170 IT-projects were presented by participants from Russia.
The winners will be determined in four categories: "Digital future of the EAEU" (for startups), "The best technological solutions for the implementation of the digital agenda of the EAEU" (for software developers, vendors and integrators), "The best digital projects of the EAEU" (for organizations that have undergone the process of digital transformation) and "The Best game for children and adolescents on the digital agenda of the EAEU" (for developers of computer games).
The competition was held in several stages. The primary selection was held in a virtual format. 60 innovative projects from five countries were admitted to the semifinals. Each of the EAEU countries organized the semi-finals of the competition within the framework of a large business forum held on their territory.
For example, in Russia, the semi-finalists were Brio MRS for the hardware and software complex of mixed reality for builders and designers, "Biobank Information platform" for the development of a single bioinformatic space, as well as the maintenance of genetic passports. The CML-Bench team with the infrastructure integration project for the development of new products won in the nomination "best digital projects of the EAEU", and "Codwards" won a place in the semifinals for the game for teaching children the basics of programming and algorithmic thinking.
In Belarus, such IT products as digital system for early detection of lung disease "Lung breath," the decision to simplify the export-import payments and financing "factoring Eurasian platform", a system of certification of goods, services, processes "Certchain" and the project "PR-education", aimed at forming in children the habit of learning reached the semi-finals.
The winners of the Kyrgyz semi-final became "Platform for the calculation of the tax shelter," the intellectual system of support of making medical decisions and control the actions of the doctor MEDARGUS, unified digital platform for the exchange of skills in the business environment, the areas of migration and social services "Exchange of skills" and a computer game that develops skills to ensure the safety OkuuGame.
In Kazakhstan, a project in the field of digitalization of cargo transportation, logistics, cross-border trade “Apilog.kz”, the system of identification of economic and corruption risks in the planning, execution and payment of public procurement "Identification of risks in public procurement", b2b platform for manufacturers, distributors and outlets “Smart Satu”, and a game that teaches children cooking "Masha and the Bear: cooking together" became the leaders of the semi-finals.
In Armenia, the semi-finals will be held on October 6-7. According to the results of the semi-finals, the jury will determine the twenty most interesting projects that will be able to present their developments at the "Eurasian week".
Participation in the Eurasian week Forum is free of charge. Registration on the official website www.eurasianweek.com
For reference: the Eurasian week Forum is an annual event held by the EAEU and EEC countries. The initiative to hold the forum was approved in May 2015 by the decision of five Prime Ministers of the Union member States. The event includes business and exhibition parts, promotes the establishment of B2B and B2G contacts.
For the first time, the forum was held in October 2016 at the Moscow international forum "Open innovations". The second forum was held in August 2017 at the EXPO site in Astana. The event annually gathers more than 2 000 participants from the EAEU States and third countries.