Participation in State R&D Projects Jointly with Industrial Enterprises: Factor in Employability Improving of University Graduates

  • Alexey Margun
  • Artem Kremlev
  • Aleksandr Shchukin
  • Konstantin Zimenko
  • Dmitry Bazylev
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 59)


The paper describes an impact of participation in state R&D projects jointed with industrial companies on quality increasing of educational process. The potential impact of such R&D projects is based on the experience of state project between ITMO University and AlkorBio Group biotechnological company. The results of the project can be used as a basis for development of educational programs, which have a direct interaction with real sector of economy and industry. The development of such R&D projects and educational programs can contribute to a sharp increase of employability of students after graduation.


State R&D projects Employability Complex technical objects Quality of educational process Competence-based approach 



The paper was written in accordance with R&D work “Development of analytical robotic complex for clinical laboratory tests using nano-reagents” in ITMO University with financial support from the Russian Federation Ministry of Education and Science, according to the decision of the Russian Federation Government of April 9, 2010 #218 “Measures of state support for development of cooperation between Russian universities, research organizations and companies which implement complex projects for high-tech production”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexey Margun
    • 1
  • Artem Kremlev
    • 1
  • Aleksandr Shchukin
    • 1
  • Konstantin Zimenko
    • 1
  • Dmitry Bazylev
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Control Systems and InformaticsITMO UniversitySaint PetersburgRussia

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