Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Are you curious of starting career in innovative technology sphere?

Taking into consideration the emergence of new technologies and constantly changing of our environment, which leads to uncertainty, there is a huge need for people with entrepreneurial skills who can answer these challenges. Companies are looking for employees who can generate new ideas easily, ready to learn fast and to adapt easily for everyday changing situation.

The program is aimed at training specialists in organizational and managerial activities in the direction of «Technology Entrepreneurship» with the development of applied skills for the creation and development of scientific business.

The program consists of two main tracks: Entrepreneurship (tech) and Intrapreneurship. It offers a unique opportunity to turn students` technology business ideas into successful start-ups (Entrepreneurship (tech)) yet to develop leaders and professionals inside the innovative ventures (Intrapreneurship).

Who you will become: Entrepreneurs in the high-tech sector. Innovation project managers. The researchers of the processes of entrepreneurship.

Area of study: “Launching and managing knowledge-intensive production”

Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship


Individual approach to each student

Individual approach to each student

Modern teaching formats: round tables, business simulations, coaching, etc.

Expert support instead of classical teaching.

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Project learning

During the study students work on their own startup or a research project, including on the basis of the Russian-German Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship "Polytech Strascheg" .

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Foreign Internship

Exchange semester with foreign university partners: Germany ( MUAS, TU Berlin), Finland (LUT University), etc.

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Cross-cultural environment

Study with international students. Classes and intensives are conducted by leading Russian and foreign teachers, trainers, business angels and venture investors.

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Individual learning trajectories

Educational tracks "Technological Entrepreneurship” and "Intrapreneurship".

About the program

Admission procedure

Written online application. International applicants may find additional information concerning admission at the official website of SPbPU

Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Why Technology leadership and entrepreneurship program?

  • Possibility to choose the most suitable educational track for you:
    • Track №1 - Entrepreneurship (tech).
    • Track №2 - Intrapreneurship.
  • Start-up accelerator for students who will take track №1. Moreover, we provide mentors for students who want to make their own start-up.
  • Possibilities to do an internship in Russian leading technological companies: CML , BIOCAD and others.
  • REAL PROJECTS: unique opportunity to start and develop your own business or to take part into the real industrial project.
  • Leading Russian and international professors, coaches, business angels and guest lecturers will help students to build entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial career.
  • Experienced coaches and mentors will help and challenge you on the way to make a successful career.
  • Wide range of opportunities for international mobility (a semester abroad in Germany, Finland and other countries).
  • The program has a supervisory council, which includes leading experts in innovative and industrial business.
  • This program takes place in St. Petersburg, one of European`s most beautiful university towns and a high-tech hotspot in Russia. Students will live and study in the designated “cultural capital” of Russia.

Study Plan

Learn more about MSc Degree Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship


Contact details

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Graduate School of Technology Entrepreneurship