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  • ITMO 3.0 Reload: 2016's Results

    ITMO 3.0 Reload — this year's final event dedicated to research commercialization — took place last Thursday. During this pitch session organized by the Project Management and Innovation Department and Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations, five teams presented their projects to a special jury, and got important feedback on how to develop their ideas.


  • Best Startup Projects at the Demo Day of the FT START/GenerationS Accelerator Program

    Wireless RF transmission coils, an alarm bracelet, portable solar power chargers and much more — these projects were selected as best by the FT START/GenerationS program at ITMO University.


  • IT-Breakthrough in St. Petersburg: from Machine Vision to Smart Feeders

    Last week, ITMO University hosted the regional round of the All-Russian project contest in IT — the IT-Breakthrough. 11 representatives from ITMO University and Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation presented their projects in the field of robotics, computer security, mobile applications and radio electronics. The jury of the contest appreciated the SmartQuest project and the new complex system for analyzing and preventing hacker attacks.


  • "Searching for Lost Kitties": ITMO student Develops an App for Finding Lost Pets

    Maksim Averin, a student at ITMO University, and his team "3bots" won the audience choice award at the Vkontakte hackathon that took place at the end of November. The hackathon's participants were impressed by their "Searching for Lost Kitty's" app. Maxim Averin shared how they got the idea of an application that helps find lost pets.


  • Combining Studying, Work and Business — Alexandr Golovatiy Shares on His Surprise Me Project

    How to start a business if you have no startup capital but just an idea? How to create a good team and find an individual approach to everyone? How to work on two projects at the same time? Alexander Golovatiy, head of the ITMO.STORE project, shares on how his Surprise Me quest service was made from scratch.


  • IT from the Very Beginning: How to Start a Business

    Your own business gives you free hand with developing projects and ideas. It was the main reason why Dmitry Kovalchuk and Nikolay Chernobaev decided to organize an online school for IT specialists. In the interview to our news portalthey talked about their Loftschool.


  • USA Investor on Startups and Challenges Females Face in Business

    Sylvia Mah, head of the Hera-Labs startup accelerator, believes that women are more capable of doing business, but even on the early stages of it they face problems uncommon for men. At ITMO University, Ms. Mah conducted workshops for fledgling female entrepreneurs, and became a mentor for three girls after the projects' pitching. In an interview to our portal, Sylvia Mah shared on how an investor chooses promising startups, what's common between Russian and the American innovation eco-systems, and why she prefers investing in projects by women and not men.


  • Strategic Communications: Russians start Doing Business in Finland

    On their return from Finland representatives of ITMO University talked about their international partners, business meetings and top priority startups.


  • The Question of Innovation: What Scientists Should Be Nourished?

    Implementation of innovations into Russian industry makes headlines in media and is also appreciated by the society and supported by the officials. According to the experts, this process includes such important engines as universities that serve as the main talent pool and best training center for future specialists. However, there are some arguable points to this issue. The participants of International Innovation Forum discussed them at its' 9th session at St. Petersburg.