Office of Innovation Development (OID)
The main goal of the office is promoting commercialization of projects developed by researchers from Kazan University, promoting innovation to the market, establishing connections between business and science and participation of commercially significant projects in contests and grants. Activity of the office enhances the overall status of KFU not only as a major scientific, but also as the Innovation Centre of the Russian Federation.
OID is engaged in making a better use of the results of research and development activities. Particular attention is paid to the development of projects by young researchers, graduate students, and to setting up partnerships with Russian and foreign universities, technology centers, technology parks, business incubators.
OID provides expert assessment of innovative projects and support of small innovative companies, starting with the process of their creation.
OID is assigned to implementation of KFU Program of Development in terms of innovation infrastructure development.