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This season, the team from Kazan received $ 50 thousand from Microsoft’s seed investment fund for for application based on speech recognition technology.
Grant was given to the project from Kazan RealSpeaker Lab for their product Realspeaker. This service uses video expansion technology: it achieves speech recognition through the analysis of the movement of a person’s lips.
Call for Applications for 2013 Russian Tech Tour: Deadline is February 15
Geneva, December 11, 2012 – The European Tech Tour Association today announced the 2013 Russian Tech Tour will be held April 23-26, 2013. The Tech Tour will pair the most promising early and later stage growth companies with representatives from leading cross-border venture capital and global corporate firms. The Funds that will be present at the Tour represent over €10 billion worth of investment capital.
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By Wyatt FORD
On 25 August, Kazan IT-Park celebrated the opening of a second building in Naberezhnye Chelny, in a ceremony attended by Russian Minister of Communications and Press Nikolai Nikiforov, President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, as well as leading government and private-sector representatives of the regional IT and business community.
This article was orginally published on The Kazan Herald website and paper.
by Wyatt Ford
In 2007, Russia launched a federal program to set up “technoparks” (technology parks) across Russia, as part of a bid to help wean the country’s economy off its dependency on oil.
The National Association of innovation and development of information technology (NAIRIT) summed up the rankings of innovative activity of regions for 2011, according to Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev visited Kazan IT park during his business trip to Republic of Tatarstan. IT Park organized presentation of the activities of the techno park for the head of the Russian Government.
The Minister of Communications of Russia Nikolay Nikiforov and President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov presented the potential of the IT sector to Russian Prime Minister. Director of Kazan IT Park Dinar Nasyrov has spoken about the business incubator projects.
Mega-project of Innopolis, born within the walls of the Kazan IT Park, is of interest from investors. This is evidenced by recent events surrounding this project.
Today Kazan IT Park was visited by the Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Dato 'Seri Mohamed Mustafa. Distinguished guest was accompanied by the Head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Linar Yakupov.
This week the Kazan IT park almost every day hosts visitors from the Pacific Basin. The reason for that are the ongoing international meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum these days in our city.
Today the CEO of the "Polimeks" company Erol Tabanca has arrived to the IT Park. The presentation of the IT park was made by deputy director Iskander Dinislamov.
Mr.Tabanca was interested in architecture and infrastructure of the complex, because his company is one of the leading Turkish construction companies. He liked the decision of a single central hall, which brings together all five floors of the building and creates a feeling of extra space.