Opening of Northwest Center for Interuniversity development of science, education and technology in the interests of military-industrial complex of Russia

Opening of Northwest Center

Opening of Northwest Intercollegiate Center for development of science, education and technology in interests of military-industrial complex of Russia will take place on September 24, 2014 at "LETI".

23.09.2014

Opening of Northwest Intercollegiate Center for development of science, education and technology in interests of military-industrial complex of Russia will take place on September 24, 2014 at Saint-Petersburg State Electrotechnical University "LETI".

The decision on establishment of the Centre was made ​​jointly by rectors of three major technical universities of St. Petersburg - St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University "LETI", Saint-Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics and St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University. The purpose of the Centre is improving efficiency of solving the problems set out in the Presidential Decree of 07.05.2012, №599 «On measures for implementation of state policy in the field of education and science" and №603 «On implementation of plans (programs) of construction and development of Armed Forces of Russian Federation, other troops, groups and organs and modernizing of military-industrial complex."

It is expected that getting of new basic scientific knowledge for forming scientific and technical basis for creation of advanced weapons, military and special equipment and industrial technologies; maintenance and balanced development of scientific and human potential as well as main research organizations of military-industrial complex.

Among the main tasks of the Centre is implementation of fundamental and applied research, experimental, developmental and experimental and technological development in the interests of enterprises and organizations of Russian military-industrial complex; ensuring of interaction between universities with enterprises and organizations of military-industrial complex, chief designers on the most important areas for development of military and special equipment; preparation, consolidation and development of skills for scientific and industrial clusters of military-industrial complex in basic and critical technologies; performance of expert and analytical work at request of Military-Industrial Commission under the Government of Russian Federation; development of scientific schools and attracting of young researchers; development of material and technological base of universities and experimental Parties of the Centre; development of proposals for technology transfer and results of research into the civil defense sector.

Guardian Council of the Centre affiliated to the Russian Federation Government is being created for coordinating of activities of the Centre and its interaction with the system of Scientific and Technical Council of Military-Industrial Commission.

Speakers at the event are: Chairman of Scientific and Technical Council of Military-Industrial Commission under the Government of Russian Federation, Chairman of Guardian Council of the Center Y.M. Mikhailov; rectors  of universities -  participants of the Center. To conclude the event the participants will become familiar with the exhibition of scientific and technical developments in the interests of military-industrial complex of Russia.

The event will take place on September 24, 2014 at St. Petersburg, Professor Popov street, 5, ETU "LETI", building 5, conference hall. Beginning is at 15:00.