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  • Smart Packaging Explained

    When we choose what to buy, we usually look at the expiration date, brand, quality seals, ingredients, and price. But how do you know if the manufacturer is fully honest – or that the product was properly stored during shipping or while on the shelf? The answer could lie in smart food packaging, which is designed to help us trace the real expiration date and prevent counterfeiting. So, what is smart packaging and what does 3D printing have to do with it? We asked Chantal Tracey, a PhD student at ITMO’s ChemBio Cluster and a member of SCAMT Institute’s 3D Printing of Functional Nanomaterials Group.

    21.09.2022

  • ITMO Student Artur Shaikhatarov on Helping People with Special Needs

    Artur Shaikhatarov started to work on a mobile app for the deaf-blind back when he was a school student in Ufa, in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan. Now, he studies at ITMO University, and his invention has brought the attention of the Russian MChS and the International Paralympic Committee. ITMO.NEWS met with Artur to learn more about why he decided to work on this project, how he plans to provide the deaf-blind with useful equipment, and whether he expects to see his app at the Paralympic Games.

    11.06.2021

  • 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.

    02.06.2021

  • ITMO Technopark Resident Creates a Sophisticated Distance Learning System

    The system designed by Orbi Prime includes a mobile and web application, as well as a special phone stand for handwritten data input.

    19.11.2020

  • ITMO Accelerator Graduate Gets $10 Million to Prevent Road Accidents

    The St. Petersburg-based project Road Accident Solver, which specializes in the development of road accident analysis and prevention software, has signed a $10 million contract with the Kazakhstan-based company TOO IT Creation. Kazakhstan has one of the world’s highest rates of deaths in traffic incidents, which is why the parties plan to use Road Accident Solver software to reduce the number of accidents and develop smart-city systems.

    12.07.2019

  • Saddest Park and Happiest Street: Urban Scientists From ITMO Study St. Petersburg’s Emotions

    Imprecity is an interactive website about St. Petersburg’s parks, streets, squares, courtyards and other public spaces, created by experts from the Quality of Urban Life Lab at ITMO University’s Institute of Design & Urban Studies. The website is currently in testing phase, which everyone can join. You just need to point out the emotions that you feel in different locations of St. Petersburg and leave a comment. Imprecity’s experts compile emotion maps of the city and plan “emotional routes”. Users can find out which places make people happiest and which ones are the most depressing, as well as find out where to go to improve their mood.

    21.05.2018