Enactus is the world's largest entrepreneurial movement of students with the support of business leaders. Students of the Faculty of Management and Engineering Business and the Faculty of Economics of KIU submitted 2 projects to the competition.
Enactus unites more than 1,700 universities around the world. For 20 years in Russia, almost 600 teams from 83 Russian cities have implemented 1,685 entrepreneurial projects that have brought real benefits in their cities and regions.
Students of the Faculty of Management and Engineering Business presented the project "Smart eco-university". It is dedicated to the creation and implementation of a "smart" eco-system at the university to reduce the harmful effects of human activity on the environment and ensure the rational use of natural resources. For several months of work in the project, the team conducted more than 10 environmental events aimed at developing students ' environmental thinking. There was also a survey of students of the direction "Rational waste management" and measurement of the level of lighting of classrooms in the direction "Energy Efficiency". Based on the results, it is planned to develop a methodology for eliminating an irrational approach to resource consumption and waste management.
Students of the Faculty of Economics presented the project "neFormat", aimed at the development of rural tourism, the involvement of active villagers in the development of rural areas and employment in villages. The aim of the project is to generate demand among tourists and supply among the rural population for rural tourism and related activities, as well as for goods and services produced by villagers. During the work on the project, 3 tour routes were developed by order of the project partners. The idea of the project was tested at the republican case championship Marx Fest, where the team received the 1st place, tips on further development of the project from experts and the first requests for using the service.
The presented projects were evaluated by Russian business leaders and experts in the field of entrepreneurship. The judges noted the validity of the projects, compliance with current issues on improving the environment and the development of small towns and wished good luck in the further implementation of the projects.