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Energy Club ITMO is a joint project between ITMO University and Gazprom Neft that offers students a chance to try themselves in the field of traditional and renewable energy under the guidance of practicing specialists and industry representatives. Read on to find out more about the club’s projects, how the club helps students develop their startups and get internships, and what you can do to join.
On December 9, students from all over Russia will showcase their projects in front of investors and energy industry experts at the Generator pitch battle organized by Energy Club ITMO. Projects will receive valuable feedback while the best one will also receive a sizable monetary prize. We talked to the team behind the event to learn about the benefits it offers to young startupers, the trick to defending a project in 90 seconds, and the opportunities to find investors as a pitch battle participant.
The startup’s smart module for charging stations can recharge electric cars and scooters several times faster than a regular line supply. Meanwhile, the module’s software offers protection in cases of emergency and an overall increase in the charger’s efficiency.
ITMO and LETI Students’ Quick-Charge Startup for Electric Cars To Receive Million Rubles from EnergyHUB
The startup Powerplace, a participant of ITMO’s Energy Club, has developed a smart module for use in quick-charge stations for electric cars and is now set to receive a prize of one million rubles for its win in the student startup competition EnergyHUB. The startup was co-founded by an ITMO student, an ITMO graduate, and three graduates of LETI (St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University).