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In 2020, ITMO’s Center for Chemical Engineering introduced the Bioeconomics and Resource Management program for Master’s students. One of its specializations, Modern Aspects of Oil and Gas Engineering, is implemented within the framework of Gazprom Neft Corporate University’s program and League of Universities, initiatives focused on collaboration with Russia’s leading universities.
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.
On June 3, Roman Zernov, the head of the NefteGasInvest INTARI company, and Igor Baranov, the head of ITMO’s School of Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems, signed a cooperation agreement.
As part of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021, ITMO Highpark and JSC Ruselectronics’s JSC RPC Impulse, supported by the St. Petersburg branch of Russian Engineering Union, have signed an agreement to create a cutting-edge data processing center with an immersion cooling system at the innovative R&D center in Yuzhny satellite city.
On May 31, Kwon Dongseok, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in St. Petersburg, paid his first official visit to ITMO University, accompanied by the consul Park Ju Yon and the administrative officer Lee Sung Kyung.
On May 24-25, ITMO University hosted a conference for lecturers and representatives of other universities during which the university’s staff shared their experience of building an innovative educational ecosystem and their colleagues – the best practices in that field. The participants discussed how to attract and hold students’ full attention, make work and studies truly convenient for everyone, employ gamification and personification in education, and work with rating agencies.
The school will feature presentations by leading scholars from different parts of Russia who will speak about their research teams known in the country and abroad. Participants will be able to create laboratories at their higher education institutions with the support of the school’s mentors. The school is organized by ITMO University and the Center for Strategic Research North-West.
Internships of the DIT4BEARs project aimed at the development of information technologies for the Barents Euro-Arctic region took place in early 2021. They were conducted with support from ITMO Technopark that helps organize various events. Among the participants were two teams from ITMO University that won the project’s hackathon. In the course of their work with colleagues from Sweden and Finland, they helped solve real challenges that stand before the development of the countries of Northern Europe.
ITMO University Holds Course on Science Communication for Scholars and Grantees of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation
The program aims to familiarize university staff with the recent practices in science communication and help them develop a communication strategy to promote their own projects. A total of 50 people from nearly 40 regions of Russia have recently become the first participants of the course. The program will run until the end of 2021.
The lab is based at the Konstantine Grot boarding school for the visually impaired. At the lab’s presentation, showcased was the Neurotafl device that is meant to help develop creativity and abstract thinking in children with visual impairments.