News

  • 23 december 2016

    CSR “North-West” and Three Leading Russian Universities Signed Agreement on Establishment of the Alliance of Translational Medicine

    The Alliance of Translational Medicine was established on December 20, 2016. The consortium agreement was signed by universities – participants of the Global Leadership Project 5-100 : National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN), National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI", National Research Tomsk State University (TSU) and the Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation.

  • 9 november 2016

    Pyotr Schedrovitsky: «New Technology Revolution Brings New Demands for Competencies of Graduates»

    On November 8, 2017 Pyotr  Schedrovitsky, member of the Expert Council of the Government of the Russian Federation , gave a lecture “On the structure of engineering education and the new industrial revolution” at St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. The event was conducted within the framework of the series of public lectures organized by the Center for Strategic Research "North-West" Foundation.

  • 17 october 2016

    CSR "North-West", FASO and RSF Signed an Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Forecasting Science

    The Center for Strategic Research “North-West”,  Russian Science Foundation (RSF) and Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations (FASO Russia) have launched a long-term cooperation project aimed at forecasting the prospects for science development.

    The aim of the research is to work together with broad science community to identify major challenges, development trends, as well as significant science milestones that form the context for problems and opportunities, an effective response to which presupposes a new level of the depth of scientific understanding of natural and social processes, expansion of technology portfolio available to the general public.

  • 15 february 2016

    Vladimir Knyaginin, Chairman of the Board of the CSR “North-West” Foundation, Speaks About the “Future of Science” Foresight Session at SPbPU

    What are the directions for development of modern science ? What science fiction technology ideas can became reality and be used for the benefit of  mankind? And, most importantly, when will it happen? These and many other questions were brought to the attention of participants of the foresight session “Future of Science”, conducted at  Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University on February 12, 2017.  

  • 11 february 2016

    Smart Medical Devices Tailored to Individual Needs

    Healthcare industry is strongly interested in getting access to Internet. This trend is especially obvious in America, from where a good many of the ideas for the introduction of the Internet of Things into health care sector come from – the country where a lot of IT healthcare startups are being created now.

  • 10 february 2016

    CSR “North-West” Foundation Contributed to Establishment and Development of the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (IAMT) in Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPBSTU)

    The CSR “North-West” Foundation  took part in establishment and development of  the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing  Technologies (IAMT)in Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPBSTU). The Institute is one of the strategic initiatives within the framework of the “5-100” program.

  • 27 january 2016

    Making the Transition to the Internet of Things

    We have been hearing over the last several years that the labor market is undergoing rapid changes in its structure  - some professions are dying out, others are emerging. Many of us have heard predictions about the imminent disappearance of such jobs as a travel agent, a lecturer, a librarian followed by a legal adviser, a notary, a pharmacist, an analyst, a realtor, a logistician, a journalist (for the complete list see the ASI Atlas of Emerging Jobs study).

  • 18 january 2016

    Internet of things changes energy sector

    The Global Internet is transforming from the network of data exchange between computers into the Internet of Things (IoT) – an  infrastructure linking intelligent objects, i.e. devices  embedded with  control systems. IoT is spreading over different spheres of life, but its progress is uneven. One of the most promising sectors for implementation of the concept of “connected world” is the energy sector.