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.
Four hand-picked technology projects developed by UNN spin-outs are heading for the Maryland State University on Apr. 21 where they will have almost two weeks to pitch their ideas to local stakeholders and potential investors/customers at the Maryland University’s International Business Incubator, UNN told Marchmont News.
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. Vice President of Microsoft Research Connections Tony Hey made the announcement at a press conference in Moscow, Digit.ru reports.
America’s EMC, a global leader in information technology as a service (ITaaS), and St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University (STU) have launched a joint research and educational center for students of the university, according to a report by Digit.ru.
Russian software developer Eastwind, together with the Cambodia-Vietnam-Laos Association for Economic Cooperation Development, held the international “Information Technologies in Telecommunications and Finance 2013” conference under the aegis of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce. The conference took place in Phnom Penh (the Kingdom of Cambodia).
Intel has announced that the company will join Mail.ru in the launch of a program for small businesses in Russia on Nov. 1, according to Alexei Rogachkov, an expert on corporate technology from Intel IT Galaxy, reports Digit.ru.
The program is called Start Your Business With Intel and will be implemented in conjunction with Mail.ru, as well as the Yulmart and Citylink shops.
The second annual Russian Innovation Week Conference (RIW) is set to take place on Sept. 17 in Boston and on Sept. 19 and 20 in California’s Silicon Valley. The conference will bring together Russian and American government representatives, business leaders, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs in the technology sector to explore investment opportunities and build strategic partnerships.
Implementation of the Samara – 2013 Forward program, in which digital literacy training initiatives will be combined with the donation of Google electronic products to educational institutions is to start in November, according to the government of Samara Oblast, reports RIA Novosti.
The program will be implemented as a public private partnership between the Regional Department of Information Technology and Communications and Google.
SafenSoft, a Russian information security solutions developer, has announced a partnership with GMS, one of the largest software distributors in Latin America. Cybercriminal activity is on the rise in the region, and intensifying attacks on ATM software results in increased demand for modern protection technologies capable of defending against the newest threats.
Two Russian ministries are expected to jointly create and help fund a network of IT-focused scientific and research centers at Russia’s leading universities, industry portal ComNews.ru reported last week.
The Ministry of Education and Science will lead the effort, while the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications will back the move by liaising with the national IT expert community.
Shell, a global group of energy and petrochemical companies present in more than 70 countries, announced in mid-May that its Russian division has inked an agreement with Russian company Antel-Oil on joint research into ways of developing software to process 3D seismic prospecting data.