The best Azerbaijani startups were selected within the framework of the Open Innovations Startup Tour, which was held in Baku on April 17-18. It should be reminded that the event, which was held in Baku for the first time, was organized jointly by the Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Skolkovo Foundation of the Russian Federation.
The competitive programme for participating projects was presented in three main areas: biomedical, industrial and information technologies.
Three projects were announced winners of the competition, conducted within the framework of the Startup Tour:
- Project “Lia” of the team Spinal - Arif Movsumzade, Alexey Jafarov and Fidan Rustamova
- Project Kvotter - author of the idea Orkhan Ahmadov
-Project “Healthy Living Platform” - project manager Shahlar Pashayev.
Along with the award, the winners were entitled to participate in the startup conference “Startup Village”, which will be organized at the Skolkovo Technopark for technology entrepreneurs.
The main objective of the tour is to form and develop technological entrepreneurship and search for promising innovative projects not only in the regions of Russia, but also in the CIS.
The two-day event was attended by representatives of the Skolkovo Technopark, startups, representatives of business organizations in Russia. The event played the role of a platform for establishing business relations between startups, business representatives and exchange of experience.