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Smart Welding


   On April, 28 the ITMO University will host TechnoChallenge Smart Welding intended for experts, graduate and doctorate students. The contest is about is finding solutions and concepts for developing a hardware and software solution to position parts for assembling a welded locomotive frame, for part marking and mounting accuracy control. 

 The event format: a draft project presentation covering the concept and implementation proposal. 

 The requirements specification is available at: 

 To register, navigate to: 

 The application deadline is April 26 inclusive. The number of contesters is limited. 

 Event agenda: 

  • 10:00-10:30 Registration 
  • 10:30-11:00 Opening address by the organizers; detailed problem statement 
  • 11:00-14:00 Team presentations (10 minutes each) 
  • 14:00-14:30 Selecting the best projects (6 teams) 
  • 14:30-15:00 Lunch 
  • 15:00-16:00 Interaction with experts, project review and refinement 
  • 16:00-17:00 Team presentations (5 minutes each) 
  • 17:00-17:30 Selecting and announcing the winners. Awarding ceremony. 

 The contesters will enjoy exiting projects and exchange of ideas. The teams will demonstrate their achievements and ways to turn concepts into prototypes: from functional diagrams to turnkey solutions. The expert panel will provide a feedback to the contesters. 

 The winning teams will receive cash prizes: 

  • 1st place: RUB 200,000 
  • 2nd place: RUB 100,000 
  • 3rd place: RUB 50,000 

 The winners will have the opportunity to sign a cooperation agreement with 2050 Company to implement their concepts. 

 TechnoChallenge will be hosted by ITMO University in St. Petersburg at 9, Lomonosova St., Room 1122