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The St. Petersburg Expoforum is currently hosting the 12th St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum. During the first day of the event, a roundtable discussion was held on the topic of Russian-Japanese economic relations. The discussion was organized by ITMO University, ITMO Highpark, and the investment service SAMI. A writer for ITMO.NEWS learned what Russian and Japanese IT entrepreneurs discussed during the event and tried to find out what future awaits Russian-Japanese high tech collaboration.
Last Friday, the School Patent: IP Leaders BarCamp took place at the St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum. Young inventors and experts in the field of patent law discussed the relevant issues related to patenting inventions and ideas. Read more about the different projects by talented youngsters in an article by our news portal.
A project by scientists from ITMO’s Department of Nanophotonics and Metamaterials that aims to improve the speed and quality of MRI scanning has won the first place in a competition for innovative projects in science and higher education. The competition was organized by the administration of St. Petersburg. Winners were announced at the St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum (SPIIF). The scientists’ invention shortens the time needed to perform an MRI scan by half and makes it cheaper.
On September 21, as part of the St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum (SPIIF), a Demo Day was held for ITMO Business Incubator’s acceleration program Future Technoogies. Ten teams presented their ideas to the expert jury, special guests and visitors. Over the course of five months, the projects have gone through many stages, from initial prototypes to final products, and acquired market introduction strategies. Visitors of the Forum could learn more about ITMO University’s technological projects at a special exhibition.