The Multi-Faceted Interdisciplinary 

Academic Olympics «Technological Entrepreneurship»

The Multi-Faceted Interdisciplinary Academic Olympics «Technological Entrepreneurship» is held by the Association of innovative regions of Russia (AIRR) together with the best 27 universities in Russia.

The purpose of the educational project Academic Olympics «Technological Entrepreneurship» is to identify and support young people who plan to implement their own technological developments, become part of large business teams or devote their lives to applied research.




The Academic Olympics has been held since 2016 and includes five profiles:



  • Additional 5 to 10 points for winners and prize-winners when applying to the host universities
  • Inclusion in the register of the Talent and success Foundation, which allows you to receive support from the state, including applying for participation in specialized shifts of the “Sirius” Educational center
  • Experience in solving applied tasks
  • Inclusion in the personnel reserve of partner companies
  • Opportunity to get acquainted with leading universities

Students of grades 8-11 of schools, lyceums and gymnasiums from all over the country, as well as foreign citizens and stateless persons can participate in the Academic Olympics.

In the 2019 – 2020 academic year, 27 universities in 25 regions of Russia took part in organizing and conducting the Academic Olympics. More than 12,500 high school students registered on the official website of the Academic Olympics, more than 6,400 of them completed tasks successfully.

"Our task is to bring such a product as The Multi-Faceted Interdisciplinary Academic Olympics «Technological Entrepreneurship» to foreign markets. The success of the project, which has covered more than 40 thousand high school students from all regions of the Russian Federation in 4 years, gives confidence that it will be in high demand abroad. With this tool, we will be able to Orient foreign youth to get higher education in Russia and conduct business here, thus attracting to the country the most valuable resource of the 21st century – human capital", -  rector of Tomsk State University Eduard Galazhinsky.