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  • Russian Government to Invest Nearly Seven Billion Rubles in ITMO Highpark

    On October 20, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an executive order to allocate 6.8 billion rubles to construct ITMO Highpark, a world-class research, education, and innovation center in the satellite city Yuzhny.


  • ITMO Welcomes Its First-Year Students

    ITMO.GO celebrated the newly-added members of ITMO.Family on the square in front of the Baltic House Festival Theater on the last day of summer. Students gathered to learn more about their new alma mater and make some new friends.


  • ITMO Student Makes App to Play Music With Emotions

    Emotion recognition is widely used to monitor the emotional state of drivers, prevent health hazards, or deliver new gaming experiences – but what about art? Can such technologies, say, help musicians compose or improvise? They certainly can, says Garri Proshian, a graduate of ITMO’s Faculty of Software Engineering and Computer Systems, who has created a service that allows you to play musical instruments hands-free, using only your facial expressions. Learn more about his invention in the article.


  • ITMO’s Endless Science: Recap of the Longest Ever Popsci Live Stream at VK Fest

    What triggered the Big Bang? When will the first time machine appear? And what inspires scientists to keep pushing even after experiments fail? ITMO researchers and other guests did their best answering these and loads of other science-related questions during a 24-hour live stream at VK Fest. Here is how it went.


  • Creation of Advanced Engineering School at ITMO Approved by Russian Government

    ITMO University has been named a winner of the federal call for establishment of advanced engineering schools (AES). Results of the selection were announced by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin during a session of the Russian Government.


  • ITMO University Joins the FISU Healthy Campus Program

    The university has recently received the healthy campus certificate from the International University Sports Federation (FISU). This initiative aims to promote a healthy and green lifestyle, as well as physical activity, sustainable development, and gender equality in universities across the world. Program representatives commended the university's achievements in sports and ecology, as well as its Well-Being strategic project, which will all be soon featured in the FISU Healthy Campus’s best practices collection and thus provide guidance for other universities worldwide.


  • ITMO OPEN TALK: How Russian Companies Help Young Startups

    What kind of innovations do major companies need? Which business spheres are the most relevant? Representatives of Russian major enterprises and foundations, among which are Kaspersky Lab, MegaFon, Gazprom Neft, Skolkovo Foundation, and Yandex.Cloud, gathered at ITMO OPEN TALK to answer these questions and discuss what young entrepreneurs should do to succeed and which accelerator programs they should try.


  • How ITMO Celebrated Its 122nd Birthday

    On March 26, ITMO University turned 122 years old! Students and employees had a whole week to celebrate this occasion by taking part in various online and offline activities. Everyone could enjoy healthy snacks, play Twister, Jenga, or oversized chess, as well as become a web detective. Moreover, the be ITMO platform, which provides info on all kinds of opportunities the university provides, was launched just in time for this joyous occasion.


  • Best Practices and Innovative Projects: Recap of National Student Sports Forum at ITMO University

    On December 2-4, ITMO University hosted the VIII National Forum devoted to the topical issues of further development of student sports in Russia. The opening speech was delivered by Grigory Gurov, the deputy minister of Science and Higher Education. The conference brought together the representatives of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Russian Student Sports Union, the Association of Russian Student Sports Clubs, and rectors of various Russian universities to discuss the county’s priorities in student sports and ways to develop student sports leagues and clubs. Here are the highlights from the meeting.


  • Priority 2030 National Program: ITMO Team Presents its 2030 Development Strategy Within Research Leadership Track

    Starting on October 1, Russian universities started to defend their development strategies within the research leadership track of the Priority 2030 National Program. The authors of the most innovative ideas will receive a special grant of up to 1 billion rubles, which can be used to facilitate the implementation of advanced research and the creation of high-tech products and technologies, as well as strengthen the university’s human capacity in research and development.