If You Build an Innovation Hub in Siberia, Will They Come?

Dan Peleschuk
,
GlobalPost
,
Senior Correspondent

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

TomskTomsk, Russia — If there were ever a place for a cutting-edge innovation hub, this snowbound Siberian outpost with a population of 500,000 probably wouldn’t be the first choice.

Interview with Andrey Ivanov at CEE-SECR 2014

Andrey Ivanov
,
JetBrains
,
COO

Monday, November 17, 2014

Since 2010 Andrey Ivanov is the member of executive team in JetBrains company, the world leader in professional software development tools. He is one of the founders of the Academy of Modern Software Engineering, where during two years of the free study students can can get additional relevant knowledge demanded by the programming market. Andrey realizes the importance of preparing the young professionals for the rapidly growing IT market, and actively develops relations with relevant higher education institutions in St. Petersburg and the regions.

ARCCN Begins GRANIT Project


Nov 11 2014

During the international science and technology conference Modern Networking Technologies: SDN & NFV – The Next Generation of Computational Infrastructure held at Moscow on October 27–29 Consortium of Russian Universities decided to l

SSAU and Smart Solutions Given $1.3 Million to Develop Intelligent Production Control Systems

Jul 22 2014

The Russian government has announced that it will allocate 40 million rubles ($1.13 million) to Samara State Aerospace University (SSAU) for R&D as part of a joint project between the university and the software engineering company Smart Solut

Ivan Arzhantsev on the Future of Computer Science Education in Russia

Ivan Arzhantsev
,
HSE
,
Department Head, Professor

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The Higher School of Economics (HSE) and Yandex have joined forces to open a new Faculty of Computer Science. Led by Ivan Arzhantsev, the new faculty combines software engineering, applied mathematics and computer science. Arzhantsev, who also directs a group of online academic programs for Yandex, spoke to Slon about the present and future of computer science in Russia.

Top Nizhny University Projects Set to Make Splash in U.S.


Apr 17 2014

Lobachevsky UNN, the largest university in Nizhny Novgorod, in Russia’s mid-Volga area, is introducing its best young innovative companies later this month to the business and academic communities in the U.S. state of Maryland.

Microsoft Allocates $1 Million to MSU

Apr 11 2014

Microsoft has awarded a grant of $1 million to Moscow State University (MSU) to support a laboratory conducting research in the field of big data and computer vision.

Innovating for the Sake of Innovation: An Interview with Michael Kechinov

Michael Kechinov
,
HackDay
,
Organizer

Monday, March 24, 2014

Michael Kechinov is the founder of Rees46, an Internet service for e-commerce and co-founder of Coffeelab, an early-stage internet-startup accelerator. An expert in recommending systems and personalization services, Kechinov posses a wealth of experience and often acts as a CTO for the various companies he is involved in. His development studio has played a remarkable role in the development of the Russian startup-community as the organizer of HackDay, a marathon 48-hour event where participants workshop prototypes of projects before presenting them to colleagues, experts and investors.

EMC Founds Research Center at Petersburg University

Mar 21 2014

America’s EMC, a global leader in information technology as a service (ITaaS), and St.

IT Scholarships to Increase by 34% in 2015

Feb 20 2014

Russia’s Ministry of Education and Science has approved the number of scholarships for IT programs available for the 2015-2016 academic year, according to a statement by Russia’s Ministry of Communications and Mass Media.

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