Powerful Ideas for the New Times Forum Publishes Its Top 300

ASI, the Roscongress Foundation and the Powerful Ideas for the New Times Forum have published the final list of the 300 ideas selected from almost 15,000 initiatives submitted by Russian citizens to the forum's crowdsourcing platform. The list includes three groups of projects:

  • The first hundred are the ideas that have been selected among the top 1000 ideas based on opinions of regional, federal, and international experts.

  • The second hundred are the ideas that gained the greatest social support among all tracks at the special crowdsourcing platform.

  • The third hundred are the ideas the agency is going to take into account when updating the ASI strategy.

Since 6 November, the ideas are available on the crowdsourcing platform.

All 300 authors will receive an opportunity to introduce their ideas during pitch sessions. From November 2020 to February 2021, the agency will hold a number of presentations with participation of civil servants, representatives of development institutions, banks, companies, and relevant experts. This will give the authors of the ideas an opportunity to gather attention at the highest national level and gain support.

The top 100 ideas selected by ASI will be taken into account when updating its strategy. These ideas will also get support as the important ones for the strategic goals of the country. The Roscongress Foundation will present the authors of the best ideas with the opportunity to use the resources of its ecosystem, that is, to post information about their projects on the Investment Platform of Russian Regions and add it to the database of the RC Investments Fund, the Roscongress Foundation investment platform.

The leaders of the Powerful Ideas for the New Times Forum will be able to attend and participate in business and international events organised by the foundation, cultural and sport activities within the event framework, as well as in foundation's projects such as Healthy Life, Innovation Space, and RC-Art. The best participants will get a chance to take part in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021.

All the authors can count on the support of ASI, the Roscongress Foundation and the forum's partners, including, among others, VEB.RF, VTB Bank, Russian Railways, and Russian Agricultural Bank. All the 15,000 ideas have been presented at the regional level and analysed by representatives of management teams, with 800 of them having already received support on the local level.