EVRAZ seeks tech startups to promote innovations
EVRAZ (LSE: EVR) launched an online platform to support cooperation with tech startups. EVRAZ Meet Innovations is an online portal with English and Russian interfaces, enabling startups from across the world to propose solutions to the company’s current cases or offer their own innovative initiatives.
EVRAZ is looking for partners to develop innovations and implement breakthrough technologies in steelmaking, mining, and related industries. Proposals should meet the company’s focus on digital business transformation and be environment-friendly. EVRAZ is prepared to review implemented solutions, pilots, projects, and discuss working hypotheses. Innovative companies may rely on EVRAZ to analyse applicability of their solutions at its production sites and work together to adapt them to its current business needs.
“While successfully developing our own technologies and increasing our digital competencies, we are open to external expertise”, said Alexander Kuznetsov, Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Performance Management. “International trends and our cooperation with the Skolkovo Fund and German HighTech Startbahn demonstrate that big businesses can work together with innovative startups, creating value for the stakeholders and helping the steel and mining sector change to address the new challenges.”