February 9, Daily science and technology trends

  • 2018-02-09
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1. On February 8, the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin held a meeting of the Council for Science and Education in Novosibirsk. The event was attended by the head  of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science O.Yu. Vasilyeva. During the meeting the main tasks and prospects for the development of the industry, key areas of international scientific and technical cooperation were discussed.



2. On February 8, during his visit to Novosibirsk, the President of the Russian Federation, V.V. Putin presented the President's Prize in Science and Innovation for Young Scientists in 2017.V.V. Putin congratulated everyone on the Day of Russian Science. He noted that "the prize for young scientists is awarded for the tenth time and the competition of the presented projects remains unchanged high."



3. On the Day of Russian Science, during his working trip to Novosibirsk, Vladimir Putin visited the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the SB RAS, which is subordinate to the FASO of Russia. Director of the G.I. Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Academician Pavel Logachev demonstrated the laboratory to the President, and also told about the research conducted within the walls of the scientific organization.



4. On February 7-8, in the SSC FSUE " M.V. Keldysh Research Center "a meeting of representatives of Russia and China on cooperation between the two countries in the field of research and use of outer space for peaceful purposes has been held. Within the framework of the meeting, reports on the status and prospects of the development of Russian and Chinese relations in the field of studying and developing near and far space were heard.



5. In Moscow, a full-time selection of startups for the Dual Technologies track of the federal startup accelerator GenerationS was made, the exclusive license for launch of which belongs to RVC Infrafund. Representatives of the industrial track partner - JSC "Voentelecom", partners - JSC "RosElectronics" and PJSC "Aviation Complex named after. S.V. Ilyushin "selected 22 projects for the first Russian accelerator in the field of "dual technologies ".



6.Russia has experienced new plasma engines for satellites .The new plasma engines SPD-140 for satellites were flight tested, the head of the Reshetnev Research Institute Nikolay Testoyedov told Singapore Airshow on Tuesday.



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