20 April 2011
All-Russian final of the Technologies Imagine Cup 2011, organized by Microsoft and supported by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), was held on 16 April 2011 at the Cultural Center of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. The Foundation “Skolkovo” and the Higher School of Economics were partners of the event. Besides IITE the competition was supported by the Russian Venture Company, Acer, Quarta Technologies and Intel. At the opening ceremony Professor Alexander Khoroshilov, IITE National Programme Specialist, delivered a welcome speech.