OpUS Summer Camp – 2016

3 – 8 July 2016  |  Hypercube, Skolkovo

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Registration is closed. The whole event is free of charge.



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HSE — Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development



SmartAgro BRICS+


will focus on the use of high-tech solutions in agro-industrial complex of BRICS countries. It will highlight the opportunities for international scientific and technological cooperation. The program will be delivered in English.



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We invite master students and young scientists from universities and research centers, technology entrepreneurs and young corporate professionals focused on creation of popular and competitive solutions and technologies for agriculture.  The age limit for participants is from 18 to 35 years.




Priority technological backgrounds for participants


Use of services based on satellites and UAV

for precision farming (navigation, remote sensing, weather prediction)

Internet of Things  

Things technological solutions for agriculture

Plant agriculture

(Innovations in crop breeding and selection, technologies for effective planting and precise land use, plants as biofactories)

Livestock and aquaculture innovations

(cellular and genetic engineering biotechnologies;  livestock reproduction; veterinary and livestock monitoring;  feeding and nutrition)

Automation and control systems

in the livestock, poultry and crop production

Industrial microbiology and biotechnology

(biocatalysis and biotransformation;  metabolic engineering; development and optimization of fermentations)

Innovations in processing of agricultural products

(processing and production of products and drinks; packaging technologies; control for product quality and safety; storage)

Forestry and forest technologies

(development of molecular mapping for genetic monitoring of forest's genetic resources, development of effective and ecologically clean methods of waste utilization in forest industry)

New materials for agriculture




OpUS Summer Camp SmartAgro BRICS+ to be held in Hypercube building (1 bld. Malevich street, Skolkovo Innovation Center, Moscow ). Roadmap directions →



Detailed guidelines and recommendations regarding the logistics will be sent to confirmed participants by e-mail.
All confirmed participants will be provided a free shuttle bus from the Borodino Battle Museum (Park Pobedy metro station) to the Hypercube building.


If you are planning to go to Hypercube by car, please follow these road map directions →




Open University Skolkovo does not cover travel and accommodation expenses. Here are the preferable accommodation options sorted by price descending.



Park Pobedy Metro

  1. Kruazi Mini Hotel on Kutuzovsky Ploshchad Pobedy 1A, Dorogomilovo
  2. Versal na Kutuzovskom Pl.Pobedy 1 E, Dorogomilovo (visa support)
  3. Apelsin Hostel on Kutuzovsky Kutuzovsky Proezd 6, Dorogomilovo (visa support)

 Kievskaya Metro

  1. Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel & Business Center  Pl.Evropi 2, Dorogomilovo (free visa support)
  2. Gorod Hotel on Kievsky   Ploshchad Kievskogo Vokzala 1, Dorogomilovo
  3. Hostel Dom Kutuzov na Kutuzovskom Prospekte Kutuzovsky Prospekt 18 

Smolenskaya Metro 

  1. Golden Ring Hotel Ulitsa Smolenskaya 5, Khamovniki (free visa support)
  2. Bulgakov Mini-Hotel  Arbat Str.49 Entrance 2, Arbat (visa support)
  3. Makarov Hostel  Pereulok Kamennoy Slobody 2/1, Bldg. 1 App. 12, Arbat


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  OpUS Summer Camp participants must be at least 18 years of age.