February 1, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2019-02-01
  • 16

1. Russia and Indonesia held talks on signing a Memorandum on Cooperation in the Field of Science and Higher Education. During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the current state and prospects for the development of Russian-Indonesian cooperation in the field of higher education, science and technology.



2. On January 29, the RSF took part in a seminar on science policy organized by the Moscow office of the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) with the support of the Ministry of Science, Information, Communication and Technology of Korea (MSIT).



3. The “Afrikantov OKBM” is continuing development work on the creation of a promising high-power BN-1200 reactor, some of which are carried out at the large-scale (1: 5) TISSA bench, where the thermal-hydrophysical processes of a real object are simulated in a wide range of conditions.



4. The measurement equipment NGO (NPO IT, part of the Russian Space Systems holding) in 2018 was engaged in the implementation of a number of important projects, including work on an autonomous relocated telemetry measurement system (PKTI) of a new generation, as well as the creation of a prototype radio-borne onboard radio system for reusable manned spacecraft "Federation".



5. Skolkovo and the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus intend to conclude a new agreement on innovative cooperation. An agreement was reached on the results of the visit of the Chairman of the Arkady Dvorkovich Foundation to Minsk.



6. Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to consider a national strategy for the development of artificial intelligence. The corresponding item is contained in the list of instructions published on Thursday on the Kremlin’s website following a meeting of the supervisory board of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives on January 15.




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