The ICPC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization founded to advance the art and sport of competitive programming for the benefit of society. The foundation is responsible for ICPC sponsorship, fundraising,outreach, and operational matters. The ICPC Foundation strives to provide ample opportunity for the underserved, to create a tier of regional championships to recognize far more star performers and showcase emerging talent, and to bring ICPC alumni together, assuring future generations paths of excellence to being great problem solvers.
The ICPC Foundation is actively engaged in creating equal opportunities for women or other underrepresented groups to pursue excellence within a culture of global inclusion and authenticity.
The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) is one of the country’s leading universities and an important hub for innovative research. MIPT’s mission is to train leaders able to tackle pressing scientific and technological issues: those who will shape Russian and global successes in the 21st century. Ten Nobel Prize winners have studied and worked there, including the youngest ever recipient, Konstantin Novoselov.
MIPT students have been taking part in the ICPC championship for 12 years. For the last four years, MIPT teams have been awarded prizes at the ICPC World Finals. In June 2021, MIPT will host the 44th Annual World Finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest in Moscow.
Baylor University has been the home of the ICPC since the late 1980s, where it has been managed under the direction of Executive Director and Professor, Dr. William Poucher, with global enterprise technology development headed by Dr. Jeff Donahoo, Deputy Executive Director. The ICPC contributes to Baylor’s global mission to encourage the next generation to develop and apply their problem-solving talents to the challenges that face the world today and the world to come. Chartered by the Republic of Texas, Baylor is the oldest institution of higher learning in the State of Texas.
The Upsilon Pi Epsilon International Computer Science Honor Society recognizes the best students of computer science and engineering in the world. Since its earliest participation, the UPE has provided support and schol- arships to the World Finals teams. The UPE boasts the longest continuous relationship to the ICPC, dating back to 1970 with the first event held at Texas A&M by members of the Alpha Chapter of the UPE.
The Moscow Department of Information Technologies is a government agency of the city of Moscow, which is engaged in the digitalization of the capital. Thanks to the IT solutions implemented by the Moscow City Government, the capital is one of the smartest megacities in the world. In 2018 it topped the UN rating on e-government development. An important area of the DIT’s work involves training IT specialists. Moscow is investedin attracting more young and promising specialists who want to make the city even more technologically advanced and comfortable for its residents.
The Presidential Grants Fund provides government support to social projects run by non-profit organizations. The Fund was established in 2017 and held eight competitions for grants of the President of the Russian Federation. During this time 15,000 projects have been supported to the sum of over RUB 30 billion.
As a result of previous competitions, the Fund has allocated about RUB 3.5 billion to projects in science, education and outreach. Such projects include vocational guidance in the digital economy, work with children on computer science and programming, projects in the field of robotics, 3D modelling and scientific and technical creativity, IT competitions and Olympiads.
The Fund’s most important principles are transparency in holding competitions and openness in interacting with the winners during project implementation.
The Phystech-Schools Development Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in order to support the educational cluster of the “Phystech XXI” project. The Foundation’s activities include the development of the Phystech-Lyceum, and the creation and approbation of educational methods and their further replication throughout Russia. One of the foundation’s important activities involves engaging young people in programming contests. The Foundation is the co-organizer of Day Zero.
Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. We have more than 194,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world.
JetBrains is a global software vendor specializing in the creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools for software developers and teams. Our product range includes award-winning tools, such as IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper, PhpStorm, PyCharm, Rider, TeamCity, and YouTrack. It also includes programming languages, such as Kotlin, the officially preferred language for Android™ development. More than 8 million creative professionals from 213 countries and territories use and trust our tools.
IBM Q is invested in the next generation of inquisitive minds ready to explore and advance the field of quantum computing. The IBM Q Experience is an online platform that gives users from the general public access to a set of IBM’s prototype quantum processors via the Cloud, an online internet forum for discussing quantum computing-related topics, a set of tutorials on how to program IBM Q devices, and other educational content devoted to quantum computing.
AWS Educate is Amazon’s global initiative to provide students comprehensive resources for building skills in the cloud. It is a no-cost curriculum providing access to content, training, pathways, AWS services, and the AWS Educate Job Board with employment opportunities.
MegaFon is a national provider of digital opportunities, operating in all segments of Russia’s telecommunications market with 75.2 million subscribers in the country. The company offers mobile and fixed-line services, mobile and broadband Internet, digital TV and OTT services, innovative digital products and services in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT), the Internet of Things, Big Data analytics and processing, cloud solutions, cyber security, financial services, digital advertising and marketing, e-commerce, and converged IT solutions in system integration.
MegaFon is the digital partner of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). The company will create the ICPC Finals digital infrastructure in Moscow.
Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI); it is one of the most reliable, stable and efficient banks on Russian market. The mission of the bank is to transform continuous innovation into superior customer experience. In recent years, the bank has transformed its business, centering it on new technologies and data-driven approaches. Вeing able to find new and elegant solutions even to the most challenging tasks is what differentiates ICPC winners, and these are the qualities the bank welcomes in the members of its team. Several participants of the latest ICPC Moscow Programming Contest have already found jobs they enjoy at Raiffeisenbank.
Founded in 1976, today Acer is one of the world’s top ICT companies with a presence in over 160 countries. As Acer looks to the future, it is focused on enabling a world where hardware, software and services will be fused in order to open up new possibilities for consumers and businesses alike. From service-oriented technologies to the Internet of Things to gaming and virtual reality, Acer’s 7,000+ employees are dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale, and support of products and solutions that break down the barriers between people and technology.
Yandex is a technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning. Since 1997, we have been delivering world-class, locally relevant search and information services, as well as developing market-leading life-enhancing technology products for millions of people across the world.Yandex has been supporting programming contests, including the ICPC, both nationally and globally since 2007. With a strong focus on education, we share the ICPC’s goals to foster innovation, increase initiatives in problem solving, and broaden opportunities for young specialists. Having had 41 ICPC winners on the Yandex team, we are proud to support the exceptional talent that arises thanks to this contest.
RDI.Digital is an international creative integrator of digital solutions. The company develops and integrates digital projects for the arts & culture sphere. Its areas of work include: project management from idea to implementation, introducing innovations into the sphere of arts & culture, and consulting in the field of CultTech. RDI.Digital is the organizational partner of the ICPC World Finals in Moscow and uses all its expertise and experience to best implement the program activities.