SPbSPU and EMC Corporation will develop IT-education in Saint-Petersburg

Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University, leading national research university in the field of technologies of processing and analysis of large data set and EMC Corporation, a global technology leader in the field of data processing and storage are expanding the frameworks of partnership. On February 20, 2014 EMC and SPbSPU established Scientific and Educational Сenter «Polytechnic – EMC».

 

SPbSPU and EMC Corporation will develop IT-education in Saint-Petersburg

The center is created at the Institute of Computing and Control of SPbSPU, it will become a place for training of specialists for international IT-industry, as well as for conducting collaborative researches and staff training, based on EMC technology.

 

The development center of EMC Corporation in Saint-Petersburg is one of eight worldwide Centers of Excellence. During six years of cooperation between EMC and Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University the following collaborative tasks were fulfilled: a program of student grants and internships, a «Successful freshman scholarship» and a series of student research projects were organized.

 

The establishment of the center will increase the level of IT-education, which in turn will contribute to overall development of IT-industry in the region.

 

«Driving innovations is one of the key priorities for all EMC Centers of Excellence and EMC as a company has its finger on the pulse of technology and innovations, and has a clear vision that a lion`s share of innovative ideas come from scientific and academia ecosystem,-universities», - says Dr. Orna Berry, Corporate Vice President and the General Manager of the EMC Center of Excellence in Israel, who leaded the grand opening ceremony of the Scientific and Educational Center from EMC side. «I am very proud that EMC today opens its Scientific and Educational Center in one of the oldest technical universities of Saint-Petersburg which will undoubtedly lead to strengthen the overall innovation climate and our cooperation»- concluded Orna Berry.

 




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