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MIT & Skoltech Conference on “Shaping the Future: Big Data, Biomedicine and Frontier Technologies”

Skoltech and MIT will jointly host its annual conference in April on  “Shaping the Future: Big Data, Biomedicine and Frontier Technologies.” The conference will be held on April 25 & 26, 2017 at the Technopark Skolkovo in Moscow, Russia. President of MIT, Prof. L. Rafael Reif, as well as high representatives of the Russian government, academic establishment and industry, will be present at the conference grand opening. The conference will feature speakers from Skoltech, MIT, as well as from other leading universities worldwide, which are Skoltech and MIT current or potential partners. Registration will be open as of 8th of February: http://shapingthefuture2017.skoltech.ru/

MIT Skoltech Seed Fund winners announced

The MIT Skoltech Seed Fund awards $1,200,000 in Seed Grant Funding to faculty across the Institute. In its first year, the MIT Skoltech Seed Fund has awarded grants to 13 projects for 1 year, to researchers from 9 MIT departments, representing 3 schools, and 1 program. The call for proposals by the MIT Skoltech Seed Fund welcomed submissions for innovative projects that have the potential to benefit the development of Skoltech or the mission of the Skolkovo Foundation. The first year MIT Skoltech Seed Fund awardees address a wide range of topics, fitting that scope, which projects can be found here