NII KPU experts took part in the V Moscow Corporate Venture Summit held on July 25, 2019. at the site of the SAP Digital Leadership Center. The event was held with the support and in partnership with such companies as Aeroflot, SAP, SberCloud (cloud platform of Sberbank Group).

The focus of the Summit 2019 is the digital transformation of business: the Russian and international digitalization experience, the work of corporations with internal and external startups, the interaction of business and the state, new competencies in the digital age.

The Summit has established itself as a platform for regular meetings of leaders of innovative blocks of state and private corporations and discussing the pressing issues of innovative development, investment, and digital transformation. About 300 representatives of the largest Russian corporations and private businesses, venture investors and start-ups, regulators and development institutions, and innovation infrastructure take part in the Summit’s events annually.

The summit has been held on a regular basis since 2013. Over the years of work at the Summit sites, the following issues were discussed: the role of corporate venture capital investments in improving business competitiveness; the place of corporate venture funds in the arsenal of ways of financing innovation; the concept of "open innovation" and the peculiarities of its implementation by Russian companies in the current economic conditions; search tools and selection of interesting technological solutions for corporations and many others.

The Summit participants are representatives of middle and senior managers of Russian and foreign corporations, business and start-ups, government agencies and development institutions, universities and research organizations. The Summit is annually attended by such companies as: PJSC Aeroflot, GK Rostec, AK ALROSA, GK Rostelecom and other largest state corporations and private companies. Representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, RVC, Open Government, other state institutions, as well as event partners and industry experts, become permanent participants in plenary sessions and sections.