NOKIA has allocated 80,000 euros in grants for students and graduates


NOKIA has allocated 80,000 euros in grants for students and graduates
August 20, Moscow. Nokia announced results of the contest for grants for startups graduates and students of the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo, the purpose of which was to develop a mobile application aimed at solving social problems. The winners - the project "Social Button" and the service "Bardakovka" - received grants the total amount of 80,000 euros.

The contest jury consisted the representatives of Nokia, Skolkovo Moscow School of Management, the business community, public authorities, as well as analysts and experts. Presentations on the results of the participants, the final session of the jury, as well as the final round of consultations with experts - the winners were projects "Social Button" (provision of mobile medicine to optimize the activities of social workers, and reduce the cost of visitation services) and service "Bardakovka" (rapid response mechanism to the problems of urban performance and for helping people to solve these problems).

"The participants provided interesting projects that have great potential. I am glad that we held this contest in conjunction with Nokia, which has once again demonstrated its strong socially responsible position in Russia ", - said Alexander Mickle, director of the business incubator of the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo.

«Nokia always been known for its innovation, which is why we decided to support this competition. The winners were identified after a long and arduous debate. We believe that the two projects - "Social Button" and "Bardakovka" - worthy of their awards and will benefit in solving important social problems. Nokia for its part will continue to support innovative projects, because Russia for us - one of the key markets, "- commented Eric Bertman, CEO of Nokia Russia.

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