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China will strengthen the engineering education

10:15, Март 6, 2015
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

The authorities of the country are preparing a reform of national examination system to motivate young people to choose technical professions.

Specialties of Tomsk Polytechnic University - in the Top of the Most Interesting Professions

15:55, Январь 13, 2015
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) and the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO released the Atlas of New Professions and Forbes selected 25 of the most interesting professions and made a list of Russian universities, where we can already try to get the education required in the future. Tomsk Polytechnic University trains specialists in ten occupations from the list of Forbes.

New wave of engineers

15:54, Январь 13, 2015
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

The problems of shortage of engineering personnel and their inconsistency industry demands can be solved at the regional level. In the Sverdlovsk region has adopted a program of revival of engineering schools, which should prove it.

Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town Goes Into Full-Scale Operation Near Tokyo

15:53, Январь 13, 2015
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

The Fujisawa SST Council, a consortium led by Panasonic Corporation spearheading the development of the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (Fujisawa SST), held today a grand opening ceremony for the forward-looking town located on the outskirts of Tokyo. With its core facility supporting sustainable development of the town and its community now coming into operation, the Fujisawa SST is moving from the construction stage into a new stage where the town is nurtured to grow in full-scale into an eco and smart town that puts a high priority on the residents’ lifestyles.

Germany bets on ‘smart factories’ to keep its manufacturing edge

12:20, Ноябрь 25, 2014
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

The next front in Germany’s effort to keep up with the digital revolution lies in a factory in this sleepy industrial town.

Business on the campus

12:19, Ноябрь 25, 2014
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

The European University in St. Petersburg studied the practice of technology transfer in Russian universities. The study showed that the developers have a strong motivation to create and bring up a prototype to a certain stage, what is enough for obtaining a state support in the future, for example, the federal target programs. However, scientists are often not interested in doing the last step (to prepare a project for implementation in production).

Top-20 Market Niches for Great Profit During Next Decade

09:58, Октябрь 30, 2014
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

Founder & CEO of Allbillionaries ranking agency prepared a chart of market niches promising great profits. The list of Top-20 most attractive market segments is based on the opinions of investors and private entrepreneurs and studies made by international consulting companies.

What is the actual smart city?

09:56, Октябрь 30, 2014
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

The knowledge-based economy development committee of the Russian Managers Association (RMA) held a round table discussion "Local Investments: Smart City as a market for science-intensive companies." The participants argued about the concept of comfortable city and discussed what is the actual “smart” city.

Could we soon send emails 'telepathically'? Scientist transmits message into the mind of a colleague 5,000 miles away using brain waves

16:58, Октябрь 7, 2014
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Social and Humanitarian Technologies of Engineering

Brain-wave sensing machines have been used to ‘telepathically’ control everything from real-life helicopters to characters in a computer game. Now the technology has gone a step further by allowing someone in India to send an email to his colleague in France using nothing but the power of his mind.

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