Putin welcomed the participants of the Digital Breakthrough competition

Putin said that the Digital Breakthrough competition unites tens of thousands of gifted people projects of the presidential platform “Russia – the country of opportunities”. It will be attended by 251 teams from different regions of Russia. The final prize fund is 24 million rubles, and the grant fund from partners is more than 2 million rubles.

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the participants of the Digital Breakthrough with a welcoming speech.

“It is gratifying that your competition took place, took its rightful place in the calendar of the most significant events in the field of information technology, strengthened its authority and traditions. Today it unites tens of thousands of gifted, initiative people all over the country – both experienced IT specialists and young professionals. All of them get an excellent chance to demonstrate their talents and creative potential, to offer effective and original solutions to specific scientific, technical, and industrial problems. And of course, the Digital Breakthrough competition invariably attracts the attention of the expert community, representatives of government authorities and employing companies. I am sure that the event taking place at the site of a modern, dynamically developing Innopolis will make a practical contribution to the promotion of Russian information technologies. I wish you success, an honest fight and inspiration, “the President noted.

The Digital Breakthrough competition is held within the framework of the Social Elevators for Everyone federal project of the Education national project.