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05.18.2017

Forum in Sochi Will Discuss Digital Innovations in Transport Industry

This year, for the first time, the business programme of the 12th International Rail Business Forum 1520 Strategic Partnership will include a separate format devoted to innovations and transport digitalization.

On June 7, the Digital Innovations for the Transportation Industry session will be held that will involve young entrepreneurs and startup founders developing breakthrough technologies that can change the system of freight and passenger transportation.

Johan Persson, Project Manager from Uniti Sweden, will speak about L7e, a two-seater double 400-kilogram electric car. The electric car prototype created by Uniti Sweden students has a 15kW electric motor and can reach a top speed of 130 km/h. The startup drew the attention of the German conglomerate company Siemens, and the parties intend to manufacture 50,000 low-cost electric cars starting from 2018 within their partnership programme.

Zagit Kutuzmanov, Head of TrackTrack Project, will make a presentation on the informational and analytical system for monitoring of railway infrastructure development in the Eurasian region.

The moderator of the session will be Danil Rudakov, CEO of iCanDeliver, a Russian logistics startup.

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The General Partner is Russian Railways JSC, the organizer is Business Dialogue LLC.

“Strategic Partnership 1520” is the international business forum aimed to coordinate efforts of players in the Eurasia transport market to create a coherent infrastructure of international transportation corridor, and the most comfortable passenger and cargo transportation environment.

For detailed information on the forum, please visit www.forum1520.ru.