Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University competitiveness program implementation

Human capital
Completed project

Project aim: Provision of  consulting, analytical and administrative and technical support for the implementation of the SPbPU competitiveness improvement program, including  establishment of the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing  Technologies (IAMT).

Project goals:

  • Development of recommendations for the implementation of the program to improve the competitiveness of SPbPU, with due regard to best practices in change management in Russian universities participating in the 5-100 project.
  • Provision of consulting support for  activities of the basic SpbPU university.
  • Elaboration  of a concept for establishment of the SPbPU IAMT.
  • Formulation of a plan of activities for implementation of  the IAMT concept.
  • Organizational, technical and consultative support for the implementation of the part of the plan for establishment of the IAMT.

 Key research findings:

  • It has been recommended to make the EC Center for Computer Engineering and STC Laser and Welding Technologies the nucleus of the IAMT.
  • The basis for successful work of the Institute is its active positioning: as part of a well-known university the IAMT represents a fundamentally new structure.
  • The focus is made on establishment  of the IAMT as a flexible and adaptive institution, with an emphasis on:
  • changing the model of interaction with industrial partners: attracting "professors of practice" from technology companies.
  • project training;
  • offering students the widest possible range of additional qualifications;
  • international, inter- and transdisciplinary research.