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  • Science for Life: Russian Inventions That Changed Our Lives

    Today, on February 8, we celebrate Russian Science Day. This date commemorates the founding of the Russian Academy of Sciences by Peter the Great. Every day, our team reports on the latest discoveries made at ITMO. On previous occasions, we brought you a comprehensive timeline of science at ITMO and shared the real stories of our young researchers. Today, we invite you to learn more about just a few of the times when science changed our lives – and what it will bring us in the future.


  • 5 Great Inventions by Female Scientists

    While some of these innovations save lives, others are indispensable to our daily routines. On the eve of International Women’s Day, we decided to take a look at the most groundbreaking discoveries made by female researchers.


  • ITMO Graduate Grigory Klyushnikov Develops Clubhouse Client for Android in One Day

    Grigory Klyushnikov, a programmer from St. Petersburg, VK app developer, and ITMO graduate, has created an app client that allows users to join the Clubhouse social media app using Android devices. ITMO.NEWS met with Grigory Klyushnikov to learn more about why he decided to develop his own app, how he managed to do it in one day, and whether he plans to monetize this project. 


  • How ITMO Helps School Students Become Inventors

    Kid Inventors' Day is held annually on January 17 to encourage creativity in kids. Aleksei Shchekoldin, head of ITMO's technopark for children ITMO.KIDS, spoke with ITMO.NEWS about opportunities for school students and ways to create their first projects at school.


  • CES 2021 Presents: High-Tech Face Masks, Transparent Screens and Flying Cars

    Illuminated face masks, housekeeping robots, transparent TVs, expandable smartphones, and flying cars – in this review, we will tell you about the most breathtaking devices showcased at CES 2021.


  • ITMO Student Daniil Kazantsev on His Sign Language Translation Technology

    Back in the ninth grade, Daniil Kazantsev started working on a new device – a sign language translator that would help deaf people communicate in sign language even with those who do not know it.


  • ITMO Researchers Develop Smart Energy System To Help Ease Electrical Grid Load

    The development of industry, urbanization – all of that constantly increases the load on electric grids. People need more and more electricity, as well as grids that can cope with such load: a malfunction in a single element can now lead to a district-wide or even city-wide blackout. For this reason, researchers are becoming all the more interested in the idea of a “smart” power supply management. Specialists from ITMO University develop a prototype of a smart system for houses that can adjust to daily fluctuations in power consumption and ease the load on infrastructure.


  • Antivirus Invention by Scientists of ITMO’s ChemBio Cluster Soon to Appear in Shops

    A unique virus and bacteria inhibitor, Blocker has become the first product released by Inno-Colloids, a small innovative enterprise based at ITMO University. Soon, it can be found on the shelves of the supermarket chain Lenta.


  • An Invention in 100 Days for 10 Million People: ITMO’s Faculty of Physics and Engineering Launches a 10-Year Anniversary Contest

    ITMO University’s Faculty of Physics and Engineering is launching Simple Innovations, a contest for young entrepreneurs. It’s open for participation to any beginning engineer, school or university student living in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad District. ITMO.NEWS explains all about what kind of applications the contest’s organizers are after, why it’s being launched in the first place and what prize awaits the lucky winners.


  • Maker Faire Program Director Sabrina Merlo: Most People Are Already Makers

    Sabrina Merlo – the program director of Make magazine’s San Francisco-based Maker Faire and the producer and co-founder of East Bay Mini Maker Faire – came to St. Petersburg to deliver a lecture to the students of ITMO University and speak about the phenomenon of maker culture. A writer for ITMO.NEWS met with Sabrina to learn more about the Maker's Bill of Rights and how being a maker can be a remedy for depression.