UMNIK competition

Skoltech has become a platform for UMNIK program of Russian Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE). The first selection will be held in Fall 2015.

UMNIK is the pre-seed funding program aimed to support young individual scientists by providing 400 000 rubles as a grant (nonrefundable and nontaxable). Recipients will be selected via a two-staged competition.

You should certainly take your chance and apply!

You can become a participant if you:​​

  • ​Have innovative idea/project in one of the following fields:

o   IT

o   Medicine

o   Biotech

o   Advanced materials

o   Hardware systems

  • Are at age of 18-28
  • Are a citizen of RF
  • Have not won UMNIK grant before

Proposal submission opens on July 13 and will last until October 25.

You can find detailed information online at http://umnik.fasie.ru/skoltech/ or contact directly UMNIK team at Skoltech  for any questions.