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  • SciComm at Sirius: ITMO Graduates Help Kids Explore Science and Art

    ITMO University’s Center for Science Communication and the Sirius Educational Center are intensifying their collaboration in the field of science communication: during workshops organized at the Center by ITMO graduates, school students learned about science communication and Art&Science and took part in discussions on technological modification of the human genome. Throughout the next year, more ITMO University students are expected to travel to Sochi to take part in similar initiatives.


  • ITMO Professor Ekaterina Skorb And President Vladimir Putin Discuss the Future of Chemical Science in Russia

    On May 17, during his visit to Sochi, President Vladimir Putin met with several young scientists and megagrant recipients. During a prior meeting in 2016, he listened to their suggestions on the improvement of the country’s system for rewarding scientists and commending research work in Russia. Since then, a number of contests and grants for supporting young scientists’ research has been launched. Ekaterina Skorb, a professor at ITMO’s ChemBio Cluster and an ITMO Fellow, took part in the recent meeting in Sochi


  • Future of NTI Centers Discussed at NTI Ecosystem Forum in Sochi

    On December 6-7, the Russian city of Sochi hosted the forum ‘Ecosystem of the NTI: Strategy of the Future’. Over 300 representatives of the NTI (National Technology Initiative) community, including those from ITMO University, gathered to discuss long-term plans and new projects, as well as to recap on this year’s developments and recognize the achievements of the community members. Russia’s scientific and technological development in the coming years was the main topic of the forum.


  • METANANO-2018 Conference on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials Comes to a Close in Sochi

    The conference, held on the premises of the Sirius Educational Center, brought together more than 300 researchers in the field of nanophotonics and metamaterials from top research centers and laboratories of the UK, Germany, Sweden, France, the USA, Australia, China, Russia, and other countries. Over the course of five days, researchers presented more than 200 reports and discussed their work and future partnerships.


  • Two Cities, 200 Participants, One Ride: Bike Ride with Rector 9.0

    Yesterday marked the ninth time when ITMO’s students, teachers, staff and friends met with Rector Vladimir Vasilyev for a picturesque bike ride in St. Petersburg’s seaside district. This time, they were accompanied by the participants of the METANANO 2018 International Conference that is taking place in Sochi. This year’s ride brought together more than 200 people, including the University’s research associates, exchange students from different countries, and even 2010 Nobel Prize winner in physics Prof. Andre Geim.


  • Sochi Hosts METANANO 2018 International Conference

    This Monday, September 17, the third METANANO International Conference on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials started in Sochi. The conference will last till September 21 and bring together more than 300 leading scientists from all over the world, including Prof. Andre Geim from the University of Manchester, a 2010 Nobel Prize winner in physics, who will talk about his latest research in the field of 2D heterostructures.


  • METANANO-2018 Conference: How to Participate and What to Expect

    The International Conference on Metamaterials and Nanophotonics METANANO 2018 will be held for the third time on September 17-21 in Sochi. Scientists from all around the world will come together to discuss the latest scientific discoveries and achievements; approximately half of the event’s guests will come from foreign universities and research centers. The METANANO conference is becoming increasingly popular due to its large scientific scope. This leads to more interdisciplinary research and, therefore, more practical applications are made for theoretical inventions.


  • All-Russian NTI Engineering Competition: Young Engineers’ Budding Talent

    Participants of the All-Russian NTI Engineering Contest were given a chance to take on the role of space engineers, design houses of the future and solve problems at the intersection of biology and nanotechnology and much more. The competition’s assignments were grouped into 17 different profiles. ITMO developed one of them: the "Nanosystems and nanoengineering" track. It was a joint project together with Moscow colleagues. Two main features of the competition are its project orientation and teamwork. Schoolkids from Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan competed against each other in two rounds. Contestants who showed the best results are going to the Sirius Educational Center in Sochi for finals, where they will have to solve problems that were designed in accordance with the requirements of modern high-tech industries. ITMO.NEWS have found out: what distinguishes the NTI Competition from other such contests, why it is more productive to work in a team than alone, and what prizes the winners will be getting.


  • Technopark Resident's Projects Get Government Support At Sochi Youth Expo

    The 19th International Youth and Student Festival has come to a close in Sochi. At the event, young engineers and inventors have presented more than 125 innovative projects at the occupational guidance exhibition Youth Expo “New Technologies and Innovations”, organized by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade. Among these cutting-edge projects, three were created with help from ITMO University: the NanoTutor scanning probe microscope, the MicProbe scanning probe module  and new nano-ink for jet-printing luminescent holograms and document protection. The Ministry of Industry and Trade has expressed its intent to support the best projects presented at the expo; among them are ITMO’s products.


  • Innovation Ecosystems Forum: Universities are to Turn into Corporations

    The recent "Innovations Ecosystem" in Sochi gathered more than 300 participants — representatives of state and regional authorities, innovation clusters, business incubators and universities were among them.