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April 26, 2021, 13:23

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Guests will find an exhibition of innovative solutions, pitch sessions and acquaintance with industry novelties.

On April 27, the city industry forum “Social Business: Creating Innovations and Equal Opportunities” will take place. It will take place on the site “Digital business space” (CDP). The Forum was organized by the Moscow Innovation Agency, subordinate to the Moscow Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development

Visitors will learn about technological innovations in the industry from major market players, get acquainted with the best innovative solutions within the framework of pitch sessions on four thematic tracks, and also visit an exhibition of advanced developments in the social sphere.

“In Moscow, over 190 small and medium-sized businesses received social status last year. Our event is designed to consolidate efforts to improve the quality of life of elderly citizens and people with disabilities, as well as the introduction of innovative technologies in the social sphere, “said the head of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of the city of Moscow

Alexey Fursin

At the plenary session, participants will be able to get information about socially oriented entrepreneurial initiatives and innovative technologies for people with disabilities (HH). Heads of executive authorities, representatives of public, private and non-profit organizations from the social sphere will consider topical issues of the industry. As part of the panel discussion, new types of support for people with disabilities in Russia will be discussed – cybathletics and inclusion, as well as the need for cooperation between users, customers and technology developers.

The business program will include four tracks with pitch sessions on the topics: “Assistive technologies”, “Innovative technologies in rehabilitation”, “Social support for older people” and “Digital and IT technologies in an inclusive environment.”

The key event of the forum will be an exhibition of innovative solutions, where the latest developments of Russian companies will be presented. Among them are exoskeleton, which can speed up the rehabilitation process and improve the quality of life of patients with locomotor disorders; bionic prosthesis equipped with an adapted control system; a cane with artificial intelligence that recognizes faces, warns of obstacles and helps people with visual impairments (blind and deaf-blind) to navigate both outdoors and indoors; neurotraining “Longevity with an active brain”; markerless system for diagnostics and rehabilitation and others.

A special matchmaking zone will also be organized at the forum, where each participant can make an appointment and discuss the possibilities of interaction with the company of interest.

To take part in the forum, you must register

Moscow Innovation Agency created by the city Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development. It brings together representatives of government and business, as well as technology companies to jointly solve the problems of creating, testing and implementing innovative solutions in the capital.

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