Cross-border Dimensions of Disruptive Information Technologies


April 2019 – March 2022


Lively, active and competitive economy.


750 552 €


The project is funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland in the framework of South-East Finland-Russia CBC 2014-2020 programme.


The purpose of the project ‘Cross-Border Dimensions of Disruptive Information Technologies’ (CroBoDDIT) is to promote the development of significant and disruptive ICT technologies in urban infrastructures, utilising the expertise of local companies.
The keyword is ‘disruptive,’ i.e. approaching the problem with a new and exceptional manner, particularly by means of information and communications technology. The core areas of technology include IoT, Big Data, RPA and blockchain technologies.


  • Lead partner: Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland)
  • ITMO University (Russia)
  • St. Petersburg Information and Analytical Centre (Russia),
  • Forum Virium Helsinki (Finland)

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ITMO University team:

Center for Information and Optical Technologies


Olga Timokhina,

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