Moscow?s ?Phystech? sets up IT cluster with help of high-profile alumni

Moscow?s ?Phystech? sets up IT cluster with help of high-profile alumniThe Phystech IT Cluster has been established in Russia in a multiple-partner effort led by MIPT, a leading Russian research university popularly nicknamed ?Phystech?

The Phystech IT Cluster has been established in Russia in a multiple-partner effort led by the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), a leading Russian research university popularly nicknamed ?Phystech.? The new nonprofit partnership is expected to develop and implement advanced educational programs in computer science and software engineering and promote large-scale IT projects, East-West Digital News, the first all English-language online resource dedicated to Russian digital industries, reported earlier this month. The cluster will seek close ties with the world?s leading research centers, hoping to make MIPT a magnet for top-notch scientists, both Russian and international, as the Institute tries to put together new world-class labs...