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In today’s science digest, it’s all about interdisciplinarity: whether it’s physics combined with biology, biology with medicine, or medicine with chemistry, we’ll be shining a light on the remarkable things that happen when scientists of all fields work together for a common good. Let’s have a look!
Scientists from ITMO’s Infochemistry Scientific Center are working on a digital barista, a smart system that will describe the taste of coffee grains without a human specialist. This project, developed with Siberian Federal University and business partners, is set to be used in vending coffee machines.
Experts predict that the global foodtech market will be valued at $300 billion by 2027 (compared to $247 billion in 2021). This rapid growth is attributed to the emergence of new technologies as a response to global challenges. During a recent demo day at ITMO’s foodtech accelerator, Anna Nenakhova, the CEO of Uralchem Innovation, talked about the key trends that fledgling startup creators should pay attention to. ITMO.NEWS provides the cliff notes.
We invite you to enjoy this year’s final digest of science news from ITMO University. Today, we’ve got: a breakthrough in the fight against autoimmune disease, curious projects from the realm of FoodTech, an interview with one of ITMO’s most decorated students, and more.
In 2022, ITMO launched its first accelerator for foodtech projects, where participants learned to manage teams, choose the most appropriate markets for their products, and attract investments. Read on to learn more about the projects that went through to the final and were presented in front of experts.
Baking bread, brewing beer, and making marmalade might sound like a fun way to spend your workday, but their work at the Faculty of Biotechnologies allows our experts to explore the fundamentals of food biotechnologies, functional foods and food storage methods. When they’re not saving the planet from hunger with their innovative research and educating the next generation, they also have their hobbies and interests. So, we decided to get to know some of them in this feature.
Excited about this week’s Nobel Prize reveals? So are we! And to sate your hunger for science, here’s a pick of ITMO.NEWS’ most insightful stories on the subject from the past two weeks.
Apart from the regular acceleration program, this year, ITMO Accelerator launches a special track for foodtech projects, where participants will be guided by Uralchem Innovation and the university’s own experts. Those joining the program will learn to manage a team, choose markets, and find investors for their foodtech startups. The best startup teams will have the chance to launch their projects with the partner company. Here is all you need to know about the new program.
Thinking about moving into the metaverse? In our latest science news roundup, we’ve got: answers to all your questions about the virtual world, a new Master’s track, an upcoming online learning platform from ITMO, and a summary of the university’s historical 24-hour science marathon.
Edible Tableware, Ecomonitoring, and Smart Packaging: Graduation Projects of ITMO Students in Innovation Entrepreneurship
This summer, ITMO’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations (FTMI) held a thesis defense where future foodtech entrepreneurs presented their graduation projects and startup ideas. Keep reading to learn more about what ideas students came up with, when their products will make it to stores and restaurants, and what they have to say about today’s market.