On December 6, the final of the third season of the All-Russian Contest «Digital Breakthrough - 2021» - the flagship project of the presidential platform «Russia - Land of Opportunities» ended. One of the winners was a team from Tatarstan.
The student team of Innopolis University "They know what they are doing" took ranked first and received a prize of one million roubles! The team members, in a case from RosBusinessConsulting, a group of companies and one of Russia’s largest multimedia holdings, developed a machine learning-based solution for transcription of video reports into texts, collected the best analytics, worked out the tools in detail and created an excellent working prototype. The team also received a grant amounting to 500,000 roubles from Innopolis University.
Another team Fraction from Kazan and Naberezhnye Chelny ranked second in the case «Sotskazna» (Social Treasury) from VTB bank and received a prize amounting to 600,000 roubles! The team proposed a solution to engage clients in online banking, which includes, for example, a benefit micro-service with a social benefit calculator.
As many as 251 teams from all over Russia competed in the final, which took place in Innopolis and 14 regional IT hubs on December 2-4, as well as in an online format. Thirty-six best teams shared a prize fund amounting to 24 million roubles. Also, 7 grants from partners amounting to over two million roubles in total were awarded. Based on the results of the final hackathon, 232 solutions were developed for the proposed 12 case tasks.
The First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia Sergey Kirienko greeted the participants of the contest.
He also expressed gratitude to Tatarstan and the city of Innopolis for the excellent welcome and hospitality, as well as to all organizers of the contest, who created conditions for the efficient work of the participants.
Digital Breakthrough Contest is implemented under the federal project “Social elevators for everyone” of the national project “Education”. Official website of the project is https://leadersofdigital.ru/