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2050 Company and ITMO University Partnership


       2050 Company and the ITMO University have reached an agreement on the ITMO expert involvement with the digital transformation project at PK NEVZ, OOO, a Transmashholding, AO company. Our short-term plans: 

 1. April 28, 2018: joint hosting of the TechnoChallenge APRIL engineering project contest. The contest will be held in St. Petersburg at the ITMO University. Teams from the Russian top research and educational institutions will enter the contest. 

 2. Development of advanced production planning and optimization algorithms based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The project begins on April 16, 2018. 

 3. A joint speech at the 1st IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (May 15-18, 2018). 

 It is expected that at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (May 24-26, 2018) the Transmashholding, AO top managements will meet the ITMO management, and a lecture for students on the significance of digitalization for Russian industry will be delivered. 

 Aleksey Sapunkov, General Director, PK NEVZ, OOO: "We welcome the beginning of cooperation with one of the leading Russian universities. Under the Transmashholding management decision we are implementing the digital transformation project for our facility. It is extremely important to introduce best practices, domestic R&D, and applied digital technologies.” 

 Vladimir Nikiforov, Vice Rector for Research, ITMO University: "The ITMO University, as one of the largest national research and educational centers, is definitely interested in actual implementation of its R&D, especially at the domestic industry leader and a modern high-tech product manufacturer. We are looking forward for mutually advantageous and long-term cooperation."