November 27, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2019-11-27
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1. Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Marina Borovskaya took part in the plenary session of the VII Moscow International Engineering Forum. The discussion with the participation of heads of universities was devoted to mechanisms for improving the regulatory legal framework and the approaches to the development of engineering education. The participants discussed the development of practical education in the preparation of students for engineering specialties.



2. Moscow biophysicists in collaboration with their foreign colleagues discovered a new method of assembling an important element of the intracellular skeleton - microtubules. The research was supported by a grant from the Presidential Research Projects Program of the Russian Science Foundation. The results of the discovery are published in the Journal of Cell Biology.



3. An international conference Skolkovo CyberDay 2019 will take place in the Skolkovo Innovation Center during the period November 29-30, 2019. Leading experts of the Skolkovo Foundation and of major companies will discuss new methods and tools for ensuring cybersecurity. Skolkovo CyberDay will be held for the fourth time. Last year over 1000 people visited the event.



4. The first meeting of the Council on Digital Transformation of the Fuel and Energy Complex took place in the Skolkovo Innovation Center. The Council was created within the framework of the “Digital energetics” project. The purpose of this project is to create the conditions for the introduction of digital technologies in the fuel and energy sector, to create the regulatory framework necessary for the implementation of key technologies and to create a unified information environment for the engagement of various industry digital solutions.



5. The "Soyuz-2.1b" rocket has successfully put a military satellite into orbit. The satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome was put into the target orbit at the estimated time. According to the Ministry of Defense of Russia a stable telemetric connection has been established and maintained with the satellite, all of its onboard systems are operating normally.



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