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  • ITMO Technopark Resident Among Top Ten Innovative Companies in Education

    A contest to identify the top ten innovative companies in education was organized by Business Priority, the innovation platform of the Roscongress Foundation, with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Ministry of Education, and the Agency of Strategic Initiatives. The winning projects were presented at SPIEF 2021. Among them was a project by NT-SPb, a company that’s been based at ITMO’s Technopark for over ten years creating nanolaboratories for schools. 


  • ITMO at SPIEF 2021: Exchanging Experience, New Collaborations and Growing Points

    On June 2-5, St. Petersburg hosted the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), where leading Russian and international experts discussed a wide array of economic topics. Today, we review the key events of the forum marked by ITMO’s participation. 


  • ITMO Highpark to Welcome Russia’s First Industrial Symbiosis Center

    On June 5, ITMO Highpark JSC, the St. Petersburg Foundation for SME Development, and the St. Petersburg Cleantech Cluster signed an agreement on the pilot implementation of intelligent vertical urban farms at ITMO Highpark. The signing occurred as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). The project will be based on the principles of industrial symbiosis with subsequent recycling of organic waste. This green approach to farming will not only ensure economic growth, but also improve the region’s quality of life and its environmental state.


  • SPIEF 2021: ITMO’s Alexandr Kapitonov on Modern Education and Its Future

    Hypothetical trains, ballistic missiles, and social elevators – these were some of the concepts at play during the panel discussion Live and Learn: Educational Trajectories of Young Professionals and Skills of the Future held as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2021). Among the participants was Alexandr Kapitonov, dean of ITMO University’s Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies. We wrote down the most intriguing snippets, opinions, and learning points of the meeting.


  • SPIEF 2021: ITMO First Vice Rector Daria Kozlova on New Reality and University of the Future

    Today, on June 4, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 (SPIEF-2021) featured a discussion on innovative educational technologies in the service of business. During the session, ITMO’s First Vice Rector Daria Kozlova spoke about how the pandemic has accelerated the university’s digital transformation and highlighted the benefits of cooperation between different educational platforms.


  • ITMO Rector Vladimir Vasilyev at SPIEF-2021: Entrepreneurial Education Is All About People

    Today, on June 2, a discussion on the current state and growth trends in Russian entrepreneurial education was held as part of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 (SPIEF-2021). During the session, ITMO University Rector Vladimir Vasilyev expressed his opinion on the qualities an entrepreneur must possess and how higher education can help foster them in students.


  • ITMO Highpark Becomes Russia’s First Smart Campus

    The world-class research, education, and innovation center ITMO Highpark will become the first pilot site of the Smart Campus project. The relevant agreement was signed by SberMobile, Orange Business Services, ITMO Highpark JSC, and ITMO University at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021.