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  • EduEnvi: Towards Sustainable Development and Waste Management in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Europe

    The EduEnvi program concluded with a final conference at ITMO University that brought together representatives of six Russian and Kazakh universities with European partners joining online. Read on to learn the main results of the four-year-long project and its prospects.

    20.10.2021

  • Environmental Scientist Jaana Sorvari on Sustainable Waste Management in Europe and Russia

    Jaana Sorvari, a professor at Aalto University (Finland) and researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), has come to ITMO University to deliver the intensive course “Environmental Risk Assessment in Waste Management.” During the course, Master’s students from the program Industrial Ecology and Cleaner Production learned about Europe and Finland’s experience of sustainable waste management. ITMO.NEWS spoke with Prof. Sorvari about the challenges currently faced by Europe in terms of waste management and learned why excessive consumption is an issue not only in Russia, but even in eco-friendly Scandinavian states.

    21.05.2019

  • Exploring North Rhine-Westphalia: St. Pete Startuppers Pitch to German Companies

    In early April, the startup pitch-session “Smart City. New markets for Russian startups: exploring North Rhine-Westphalia” took place as part of the 16th week of Germany in St. Petersburg. ITMO Technopark invited projects that focus on inventions in the field of smart cities, transport infrastructure and waste processing. Entrepreneurs presented their ideas to the business communities of Russia and Germany and received valuable feedback.

    10.04.2019

  • ITMO Launches New Master’s Program ‘Bioeconomics and Resource Management’

    Every year, the world’s major nations invest hundreds of millions into the green economy. In recent years, some of the biggest trends in that area have been energy-saving measures and the use of renewable energy sources. But what should one learn and which skills are necessary to work in this field? In 2019, ITMO University is launching the new Master’s program ‘Bioeconomics and Resource Management’ to train specialists in energy and resource preservation, petroleum chemistry, and biotechnologies. More about the program and its features below.

    20.12.2018