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The forums displayed two ITMO projects: “Business in biotechnology and circular economy” and “Pskov power station as the center of ecotechnologies and industrial symbiosis in Russia”.
Over the course of two weeks, starting on August 17, 40 participants from around the world will develop their individual and team projects in the field of IT.
The project BizCycle, which aims to promote bike-based and eco-friendly tourism, as well as support small and mid-sized businesses, is a part of the South-East Finland – Russia 2014-2020 Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) Program. Specialists from ITMO University, which serves as the project’s key partner, manage the initiative and provide it with IT solutions. A year after its launch in 2018, BizCycle received a prestigious award for contributions to internal and external communications during CBC Program’s second annual session in St. Petersburg.
On December 10-11, ITMO University will host an event dedicated to the 2014-2020 South-East Finland – Russia cross-border cooperation program. As part of the event, the stakeholders representing both countries will be able to communicate with the heads of the projects implemented under the initiative’s umbrella and give their feedback. Apart from that, young scientists and students who in the future would like to submit their projects for a grant or gain the support of Finnish partners, will have the chance to ask their more experienced colleagues for advice and exchange contacts with the organizers and representatives of Russian and international delegations. More on the program, the projects and support available in this article by ITMO.NEWS.
Can students organize the region’s largest startup festival? How do student entrepreneurial communities operate in Finland? And how can Finland and Russia cooperate in this field? These were the central questions of a strategic session that has recently taken place at ITMO University as part of the Startup Connect project. During the session, representatives of ITMO and South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK) shared their experiences of organizing these communities and discussed the opportunities for the development of joint initiatives in this field.
This summer, as part of the international cross-border cooperation program “Interreg Baltic Sea Region 2014-2020”, city councils, universities, industrial plants and R&D companies have joined efforts to solve the problem of accessibility for older people in the Baltic region. To improve the situation, participants of the program want to create a range of accessible public spaces for seniors in the cities of the Baltic region. ITMO University, a participant of the BaltSe@nioR 2.0 international project, is responsible for creating VR/AR content for older people, as well as developing special furniture pieces that will allow seniors and people with disabilities to safely use modern technologies (such as VR, videos in the 360 format, etc.) for socializing.
ITMO University staff have taken part in the “The Baltics. Sails of the World” visit to Helsinki under the aegis of Startup Connect, a project forming part of the 2014-2020 South-East Finland – Russia cross-border cooperation program jointly funded by the European Union, Finland and Russia. Over the course of three days, the Russian delegation toured Finland’s largest creative spaces and startup hubs and discussed collaborations with the representatives of the region’s business community and administrations.
In the beginning of August 2019, students and staff of ITMO University took part in *ship, a major startup event in South-East Finland, as part of the Finland-Russia cross-border cooperation program’s project Startup Connect. This year’s event brought together 50 teams from more than 20 countries. Keep reading to find out what participants from ITMO University have to say about their experience sharing expertise with colleagues from abroad.
ITMO University offers its students a lot of opportunities for participation in international projects conducted together with the university’s partners. In April 2019, the first round of the InnoCamp project took place in Kouvola (Finland), during which Russian and Finnish students worked together on real-life cases and helped industrial companies develop their business strategies. However, the InnoCamp educational program doesn’t end there and will continue throughout the year.