PJSC Severstal, one of the world's largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, has become a partner of the corporate accelerator of start-up projects of JSC Russian Railways.
The accelerator will help startups gain accelerated access to functional customers, industry expertise, the opportunity test and become a supplier of partner enterprises. The finalists of the accelerator will also receive support from Moscow Seed Fud, a Moscow fund for the development of venture capital. Companies that develop solutions in the field of transport, warehouse, information or service logistics can take part in the selection.
During the acceleration program, Severstal experts will evaluate projects in the field of robotization of warehouse operations, as well as automation of goods acceptance and control of operations. In addition, exoskeletons for loading and unloading operations and technologies aimed at improving the efficiency and safety of processes are of interest. The most promising projects from Severstal's point of view will be able to pilot the technology at the industrial site of the Cherepovets Metallurgical Plant.
within the framework of various acceleration programs, and with the help of a "single window" - the site iovatios.severstal.com. On this resource, we regularly publish production requests for certain technologies and observe that innovations in the field of logistics are in great demand by our colleagues. I am confident that in partnership with the largest players in the logistics sector, we will be able to find interesting solutions that will take our business processes to a new level, "commented Dmitry Gorbachev, Director of Business Development at Severstal.
In 2021 In 2006, the partners of the Russian Railways accelerator were Gazpromtrans LLC, Russian Post PJSC, First Forwarding Company LLC, Novotrans Group of Companies, DPD in Russia, and Kirovsky Zavod PJSC.