November 6, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2018-11-06
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1. JSC “Middle-Volga Interregional Association of Radio Telecommunications Systems” (SMARTS) together with ITMO University and MSU will create a project to protect communication networks using quantum cryptographic technologies, follows from the information security action plan in the framework of the “Digital Economy” national project. The project budget will amount to 506.15 million rubles. It is planned that from January 2019 until the end of 2021, a system of testing laboratories will be created in Russia, and a regulatory framework in this area will be developed.



2. Russian scientists have begun to create a quantum computer, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the deputy general director and head of information research at the Advanced Research Foundation (FPI) Sergei Garbuk.  The scientific and technical council of FPI approved a project to create such a device in the Russian Federation in 2018-2021. A multi-qubit quantum computer could be created in Russia in the fall of 2021.



3. Scientists of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) and the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences discovered hundreds of new species of marine organisms during five expeditions conducted from 2014 to 2018 with funds from the megagrant of the Russian Science Foundation. The press service of FEFU reported on Friday



4. On November 2, in Astana (Kazakhstan), an Agreement on the implementation of joint activities of members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in the field of research and use of outer space for peaceful purposes was signed. The purpose of the agreement is to improve the regulatory framework, as well as enhance the joint activities of the CIS participants in the space sector.



5. Moscow, November 6, PwC and RVC present the seventh annual review of the Russian venture capital industry “MoneyTree ™: Venture Market Navigator” (“MoneyTree ™: Russia”) for 2017 and preliminary results for the first half of 2018.


6. From 16 to 18 November 2018, Neurohacaton dedicated to solving problems in the field of neuroscience and neurotechnology will be held in Skolkovo. Neurohacaton is organized by the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, the CoBrain-Analytics platform and the Center for Wireless Communications and the Internet of Things, the NTI, in partnership with the industry union Neuronet.



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