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Known as a science trailblazer and a leader in education in Russia, ITMO University has been making its name in other fields, too, by experimenting with new educational formats, establishing collaborative labs and centers with the country’s top companies, and stimulating its staff to found startups that go on to be accepted into renowned accelerators. Rapid growth and new challenges encourage the university to embark on a new development path – namely, to transform into a research and educational corporation. ITMO’s rebranding plans were unveiled during ITMO.conf, which was held today, on August 30, in Sevkabel Port.
ITMO’s First Vice Rector Daria Kozlova Joins Expert Group for Development of Russian Far-East Universities
During a recent strategic session in the city of Vladivostok, heads of universities from 11 regions of the Russian Far East were joined by experts and government representatives to discuss the development strategies of universities participating in the upcoming Priority 2030. Far East initiative. ITMO University’s First Vice Rector Daria Kozlova also took part in the session.
For the first time since 2019, ITMO University’s International Council met in person on November 12 in Dubai, UAE, to discuss the university’s plans for 2030 and once again find inspiration and insight through engaging face-to-face discussions.
ITMO University excelled in the Priority 2030 National Program and will be awarded 994 million rubles within the research leadership track as decided by the program board. With this funding, the university can continue to conduct breakthrough research, strengthen human capital, produce high-tech products, and introduce cutting-edge technologies.
The selection process for the Priority 2030 national program came to end on September 26. Based on the results of the selection, ITMO University was named among the top Russian universities that will receive a grant of 100 million rubles. The full list of winners for the Priority 2030 National Program is published on the official website of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
Last week, the university’s team presented its new development strategy titled Open-Source University. The program includes several strategic projects that aim to boost scientific and technological progress, ensure a high technology readiness level (TRL 7-8) of ITMO’s products, facilitate customization of the educational process, and promote the synergy of business, science, and education.
What will ITMO University be like in ten years? And what about the whole world – education and science in particular? What kind of breakthroughs are we to expect? The university's experts presented its new 2030 Development Strategy during a session of ITMO's Academic Council at Sevkabel Port.
The 14th session of ITMO University’s International Council took place on June 21 via a Zoom call that brought together council members from Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America. It focused on new approaches to defining top-level education, research, and an inspiring environment that would ensure ITMO’s leadership position in the future.
The new line-up of the council also includes Alexander Galitsky, an international tech entrepreneur, Andrey Styskin, CEO of Yandex Technologies, Yelena Isinbayeva, a two-time Olympic champion, and other high-profile representatives of the industry and government. The first session of the new council was dedicated to a general discussion of the university’s development strategy until 2030.
The 13th session of ITMO University’s International Council took place on November 12 via a Zoom call that spanned 17 time zones across Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. After months of navigating adversity and working remotely, the members of the Council embraced this opportunity to meet and discuss some of the key aspects of ITMO’s strategy for 2021-30, as well as highlight some of the silver linings of these unprecedented times.