Young scientists may receive up to 4 million rubles for research
According to Kadiev, 23 thousand young specialists and 9 thousand startups have received support during the existence of the Foundation for Assistance to Innovations. In each region of Russia the Foundation has its own representative, in St. Petersburg it is Kirill Soloveichik, Chairman of the Committee for Industrial Policy, Innovations and Trade.
The Foundation has three programs for young professionals: UMNIK (assistance up to 500 thousand rubles), Student Startup (assistance up to one million rubles) and Start-1 (assistance up to 4 million rubles).
The selection of applications for participation in the UMNIK program opens in Russian universities annually from September 1. In 2024, more than 2,000 young specialists in various fields of activity, including agriculture, will receive support.
The regional forum of the Council of Young Scientists “The potential of young scientists as a driver of agro-industrial complex development” is held within the framework of the 32nd International Agro-Industrial Exhibition Agrorus-2023 from August 30 to September 1. It is organized by St. Petersburg State Agrarian University and ANO SoBytie with the support of the Committee on Youth Policy and Cooperation with Public Organizations.