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Call to join MSc program on Smart Systems

We invite bachelors and the first-year master students in the field of Computer Science or Information Technologies to join MSc program in the new research lab at St-Petersburg University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI). The lab position and MSc are focused on research and development of Smart Systems. This is a great opportunity to get the world level education, continue studies as PhD student or find a great job after graduation. As a master student you will have:

English language essays' contest results

FRUCT Association and organizing committee of English essays' contest congratulate Denis Laure (MSc student of Yaroslavl State University) on winning English language essays' contest. The Winner will get Diploma and full coverage of expenses for taking TOEFL or IELTS language certificate exam. Essay of the winner is available here.

Asha Developers Challenge

FRUCT with support of Nokia Russia invites all developers from Russia and CIS countries to take part in a new developers challenge. To take part in a challenge you shall develop mobile application for Nokia Asha devices (on Java ME), register a new personal or corporate account in Nokia Store and send email to info<at> with ID of your new account and name of the new Asha application that you are submitting. Developers whose applications get rating of at least 3 stars by June 30, 2013, will receive the new Nokia Asha 305 device (2 SIMs) and winner's certificate from FRUCT.

Congratulations to CardiaCare team

We would like to congratulate FRUCT team, that is working on the project "CardiaCare - Mobile service for diagnosis of the cardiac arrhythmias": Y. Zavyalova A. Pogorelov, and their leader - A. Borodin (PetrSU) with a First degree diploma and a gold medal as the "Best Innovation Project and the best scientific and technical development of the year." The competition was held in the framework of St. Petersburg Technical Fair 2013.

Congratulations to Blood Pressure Diary team for winning FASIE grant

We would like to congratulate FRUCT team that is developing Blood Pressure Diary application. The team was announced as a winner of FASIE START H2 grant for further development of the system for comprehensive mobile monitoring of cardiac activity on top of smartphone used as data processing and communication device.

Congratulations to Geo2Tag team for winning FASIE grant and becoming the most popular Open Source LBS platform in the world

We would like to congratulate FRUCT team that is developing Geo2Tag platform. The team was announced as a winner of FASIE START H1 grant for further development of the platform. Also according to the latest release of world analytics for open source location based services Geo2tag LBS Platform is rated at the world most popular Open Source LBS Platform. Wishing all the best and further business success to the team!

Proceedings of the 11th FRUCT Conference in Web of Sciences indexing

The Proceedings of the 11th Conference of Open Innovations Association FRUCT have been accepted for inclusion in Conference Proceedings Citation Index of Thomson  Reuters (Web of Sciences). For your information - proceedings of the 12th FRUCT conference are still under review and proceedings of the upcoming FRUCT conference will be submitted for indexing in CPCI. Congratulations to FRUCT publishing team and all authors of the 11th FRUCT conference.


Call for participation in open English language contest of essays

We welcome all students and PhD students to take a part in the open contest of English language organized by FRUCT, Aalto university and EIT ICT Labs. The contest is targeted to stimulate studies of English language by the students and help us better understands needs and priorities of the students interested to study abroad.