Disruptive Information Technologies for Barents Euro-Arctic Region

Disruptive Information Technologies for Barents Euro-Arctic Region
22.04.2019
Disruptive Information Technologies for Barents Euro-Arctic Region
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Project objective: to enhance adaption and transfer of Disruptive Information Technologies (IoT, Big Data and Distributed Ledger Technologies, and other) for the societal and economic needs of Barents Euro-Arctic Region. The project faces challenges, relevant to the field of transport, waste management system, movement of people and goods within the region and transport security connected to winter roads maintenance and reindeer husbandry.

Project duration: 2020-2022

Web page http://www.dit4bears.org/

Source of funding: Kolarctic CBC 2014-2020 programme

Project Partners:

  • Lulea University of Technology (Lead Partner),
  • Lapland University of Applied Sciences,
  • Saint Petersburg national Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University),
  • Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov,
  • RUSSOFT Association,
  • UiT - The Arctic University of Norway.

Expected results:

  1. Development of innovative technologies (Disruptive Information Technologies) in order to face challenges in transport and communication networks and systems in order to foster economic growth;
  2. Distribution of DIT within a newly created structure – Living Laboratory (Living Lab DIT4BEARs);
  3. Development of knowledge and technology transfer system in DIT, including workshops, hackathons and proof-of-concept;
  4. Enhancement of regional collaboration and building synergies between universities and companies in Disruptive Information Technologies;
  5. Improvement of quality of regional services in waste management system, movement of people and goods within the region and transport security (in connection to reindeers).

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International Online IT-School in NArFU

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