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  • Open Innovations 2018: Higher Education in the Digital Age

    What makes a good education system in the digital era? What training methods are the most effective? And what kinds of challenges do modern technical universities face? These and other questions are being discussed at the annual Open Innovations Forum which is currently taking place at the Skolkovo Innovation Center. Among this year’s participants is ITMO University Rector Vladimir Vasilyev, who shared his view of the role universities play in the modern world and the problems they encounter.


  • ITMO Students Develop Smart Footwear for People with DIsabilities

    The team from ITMO University got first place at the recent BEZGRANIZ COUTURE SAP FashionTech Hackathon that focused on developing clothing for people with disabilities. The students created a prototype version of smart heated shoes with a special design that makes them easier to put on.


  • Open Innovations: Future According to Jack Ma and Michio Kaku

    The Open Innovations forum is taking place in Moscow. On the second day of the forum, October 17, the plenary session “Digital Economy. Society, Business, Government” was opened by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma, futurologist and scientist Michio Kaku and others discussed the impact of technology on society and how to run a business in a rapidly changing world.


  • Prime Minister Medvedev Announces Start of ITMO Highpark Construction

    During the “Open Innovations” forum, on October 17, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the start of construction at ITMO University’s new campus in the south of St. Petersburg – JSC "ITMO Highpark". The corresponding directive was published on the website of the Russian government. The joint-stock company "ITMO Highpark", with 100% shares owned by the state, will act as the operator of the largest scientific, educational, innovative and industrial cluster in the south of St. Petersburg.