Ideas of people of Yamal can help in exploration and development of the Arctic
14:11 2 марта 2016
Категории: News in English
The crowdsourcing project “The Arctic Business World” started collecting suggestions on important social and business topics on exploration and development of arctic territories of Russia.
Any person, who wishes, can present his or her own idea till the 31st of March on the website деловоймирарктики.рф. (The website is in Russian language). The project “The Arctic Business World” was initiated by the head of the Business Council at the State Commission on Arctic Development Sergey Shishkarev at the partnership of the Public Opinion Foundation.
The project assists to development of arctic regions by the way of mobilizing of representatives of business, non-commercial organizations, scientific and research community, collecting of suggestions on set tasks, their analysis, assessment and further use in work of the Business Council. The technology of crowdsourcing became its basis. It allows solving socially significant tasks with help of volunteers and interested people. More than 1500 people participated in the project. They presented about 200 suggestions on development of the Northern Sea Route, tourism and entrepreneurship in the Arctic.
According to the words of Sergey Shishkarev, one of tasks of the Business Council is in adjusting of dialogue between entrepreneurs and the state. The project “The Arctic Business World” is a modern way to receive feedback from people, who can make real contribution to development of the Arctic with their ideas and suggestions.
The following tasks were open within the project “The Arctic Business World”: “Business Projects for the Arctic Region”, “Attracting people to the Arctic”, “The self-presentation: tell about your business and find partners, “A question to the Business Council”. Authors of the best business-projects will be able to present their ideas before potential investors, to receive a personal consultation and an opportunity to open an own crowdsourcing project. Authors of the best ideas and suggestions will be invited to the sitting of the Business Council and will be awarded with prizes, as it is informed on the website of the project деловоймирарктики.рф.