• IOFFE-LUT ACCELERATOR, Saint-Petersburg, Politekhnicheskaya st., 26

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We invite participants to register on the closed part of our networking site [ link ] on which you can find materials of past modules, establish contacts with each other, be aware of our next events. In particular, we plan to develop our own course on ESG and Cyclical Economics, which will begin to be held in the fall of 2022.


February 2 to May 24: 18 modules (each 10 hours, 1-2 modules per week)
May 25: completion of the coursework.
A 180-hour training program for Russian corporate clients based on master's programs of two Finnish universities - world leaders in the field of sustainable development: Lappeenranta Technological University and Polytechnic University of Turku.
Registered certificate for trained and completed all homework tasks (issued and submitted them in the format of Coursework) and: 

  • All training: online (ZOOM). 
  • The basic language of the course is English. 
  • Synchronous translation into Russian. 
  • All lectures are recorded and laid out in the Course group. Both English and Russian versions of lectures. 
  • All presentations are posted to the course group. 
  • All materials and methods are laid out in the course group. 
  • All materials and guidelines and presentations are duplicated in Russian. 
Each module

  • on WEDNESDAYS - (zoom) lecture. 
  • after lecture - execution of the hometask (independently). 
  • on MONDAYS - (zoom) seminar with speakers answers to questions from homework and lectures. 
PS: there are additional modules for independent study. 

Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

IOFFE-LUT accelerator's zoom-conference “Sustainable Development in the 21st Century”.
date: 26 of January 2022.
participation: online.
duration: 1,5 - 2 hours (up to 120 minutes).
task: to give an introduction to the topic, to get acquaint with the subject, to give an idea of ​​the structure of the training program for specialists in the field of Sustainable development in 21st century and to make it clear to the participants that after completing the training program they will develop recommendations of the Sustainable development for their company. 

IOFFE-LUT Autumn 2021

You have innovative project? 

This autumn: 

  • IOFFE-LUT Outumn 2021 acceleration programme, 
  • IOFFE-LUT international workshops, 
  • IOFFE-LUT DemoDay. 
Registration is required to participate in any of the activities.
Participation is free.

International Ioffe-LUT DemoDay Spring 2021

May 31 at 11:00 the current spring international Demoday of the joint accelerator at the FTI named after A.F.Ioffe and the Lappeenranta University of Technology is waiting for you! 

In the program: 

  • speeches of the Accelerator's participating projects, 
  • speeches of the draft program of workshops Spring 2021, 
  • appearances of partner projects. 
Registration is required to participate in any of the activities.
Participation is free.
All events take place online (in Zoom). [
reference to registration page

Spring Workshops and DemoDays

  • April 1-21 - Accelerator of Projects  
  • April 22 at 10:00 to 13:00 - DemoDay Projects Presentation Russia - presentation of international Accelerator projects to Russian investors 
  • April 27 at 12:00 to 14:30 - workshop: Customers & Feedback 
  • April 29 at 13:00 to 15:00 - workshop: Business Model 
  • May 12 at 14:00 to 16:00 - workshop: Teamwork 
  • May 18 at 12:00 to 14:00 - workshop: Funding 
  • May 20 at 13:00 to 15:00 - workshop: Internationalization 
  • May 24 at 12:00 to 14:00 - workshop: Go-to-market strategy 
  • May 31 at 11:00 - DemoDay - international presentation of the international Accelerator's projects to international investors.
Registration is required to participate in any of the events. 

Participation is free

All events take place online (in Zoom). 

[ link to registration

Till 1 of April you may submit the application for acceleration


To do this, click the link to the registration page

Participation is FREE! 

We are waiting for projects and teams from Russia and Finland. Projects can be in any promising area of ​ ​ business, science, innovation, in particular in the fields of: information technologies, VR, nano-technologies, sensors, optical systems, autonomous means, etc. - for the following sectors of the economy: medical devices and healthcare, ecology, industry, unmanned transport, security.

17 of december, Ioffe-LUT DemoDay Finland

Demo Day took place on December 17 (Thursday) at 10:00 (Finnish time) on-line. 

Companies and teams from Finland and Russia presented their projects to investors and experts.Presenting solutions were implemented in medical devices and healthcare, ecology, industry, unmanned vehicles. The projects relate to the fields of information technologies, Virtual Reality, nanotechnology, sensorics, optical systems, autonomous vehicles, etc. 

Joint Accelerator of Ioffe Institute (ioffe.ru) and Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT (lut.fi) has been established with the assistance of the South-East Finland – Russia CBC Programme 2014-2020. 


Zoom Conference opening 

Opening remarks 

Ioffe-LUT DemoDay FINLAND 2020.1

May 27, 2020 Ioffe-LUT DemoDay 

DemoDay passed online

Language: English

1st acceleration programme

The joint Ioffe FTI Accelerator and the Lappeenrant University of Technology (Finland) will take place from January to April 2020.To participate in Accelerator the application must be submitted before December 31, 2019. 

PhysicA.SPb International conference

22-24 October 2019 all project team from Ioffe Institute and NPBSF Project Coordinator from LUT – Erkki Lähderanta - took participation in the PhysicA.SPb conference. 

Ioffe-LUT accelerator kick-off seminar

October 3-4 held kick-off seminar of joint Accelerator FTI named after Ioffe and Lappenrant University of Technology.

Demo day of Accelerator under ITMO University

27 September 2019 Head of Acceleration programme under NPBSF - Alexey Tolmachev – took participation in the Demo day of Accelerator under ITMO University. 

participation in the “Forsage - 2019” Forum

7-12 July 2019 NPBSF Project Coordinator - Alexey Udovichenko – and NPBSF Methodologist - Marat Udovichenko – took participation in the “Forsage - 2019”. 

participation in the School of Technology Leadership (STL)

2-7 June 2019 NPBSF Project Coordinator - Alexey Udovichenko – and NPBSF Methodologist - Marat Udovichenko – took participation in the School of Technology Leadership (STL) as experts and members of the jury. There were conducted corporate acceleration programmes of leading Russian companies – SIBUR, Rosseti, Gazprom (Mosoblgaz), RusHydro - under the STL.