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  • Fork up Night Meetup: Dealing With Challenges in FoodTech Industry

    We often hear about successes in business, but what does it actually take to build a prosperous company? At the Fork up Night meetup, representatives of FoodTech companies shared their experiences of ups and downs when launching projects in the field of alternative food production. Here are the highlights of the event.


  • Do Crises Equal New Opportunities? Tech Entrepreneurs on Developing IT and Business in Russia

    Over the past month Russian companies had to face unprecedented changes. How do they adapt to this new reality? Where can they find opportunities? And what skills will be in-demand on the market? ITMO University and Digital Dolina educational community launched a series of meetups for researchers and entrepreneurs who decided to stay in Russia to develop science and business.  Tech entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors shared their expertise at the first meetup of the series on March 31. 


  • New Season of CodeX Meetups: Open Lectures and Workshops on Programming, Design, and DevOps

    A team of young engineers, CodeX, driven by the idea of promoting their own open-source products has recently launched a new season of CodeX meetups. In this article, Alexander Menshchikov, the company’s lead developer, speaks about his team, as well as their goals and first meetup in this season.


  • Founder of CritMouse Podcast Aleksandr Golovin On What’s Wrong With Popular Science Podcasts in Russia

    In late April, ITMO’s Center for Science Communication held an online meetup with Aleksandr Golovin, a graduate of the university’s Science Communication Master’s program, founder of the CritMouse popular science podcast and co-founder of the Two Tracks podcast studio. Aleksandr spoke of the current state of the podcast market in Russia, its development prospects, and things it lacks.


  • PyLadies: Python for Women

    St. Petersburg has recently hosted the first PyLadies meetup in the CIS countries. PyLadies is a community of women Python developers with chapters in 76 cities all around the world. The group’s mission is to help more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community, as well as create a platform for sharing knowledge and establishing useful connections. ITMO.NEWS publishes the highlights of the meeting.


  • Blockchain Community Meetup: What Is Mining About?

    ITMO University recently hosted the 7th meetup of the St. Petersburg community of blockchain developers - the city’s largest professional community headed by Sberbank employee and ITMO graduate Dmitriy Plakhov. During the event, specialists shared about some of the peculiarities of working with blockchain systems. The event also announced the launching of ITMO’s new Blockchain Campus - an open space where anyone would be able to get the resources necessary for conducting projects in the field of blockchain.