September 28, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2018-09-28
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1. The interdepartmental working group on the implementation of the National Technological Initiative under the Government Commission for Economic Modernization and Innovative Development of Russia has approved the support of six high-tech projects. The state will help develop markets Neuronet, Helsnet, Technet and Kruzhkovoe Dvizhenie.



2. RVC together with Inc. has studied statistics for the past six months and concluded that the Russian venture market not only successfully overcame the crisis, but also began to grow. The size of investments of corporate investors soared to 5.5 billion rubles in the first six months alone - this is four times more than it was for the whole last year.



3. On the order of RSC Energia the Zvezda Research and Production Space named after academician G.I. Severin has produced a prototype of the cosmonaut's chair of "Federation" company. The fundamental difference of the new development is that it is universal in terms of anthropometry. If for an armchair of the type "Kazbek", which is used on the TPK "Soyuz", an individual casting of the lodgement is required, then the new chair can be adjusted to the cosmonaut, even in flight.



4. State Corporation Rosatom and United Metallurgical Company (JSC OMC, Moscow) have signed an updated roadmap for joint projects within the framework of the V International Forum NDExpo-2018 - "High Technologies for Sustainable Development".



5. An innovative testing ground for unmanned vehicles using the 5G network has been launched. This is the first practical result of the fact that just six months ago the first open pilot zone 5G in Russia started operating in Skolkovo, said the first vice-president of the company "Rostelecom" Vladimir Kirienko.



6. A year ago, on September 26, the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) has selected its new president - academician Alexander Sergeev. The head of the Academy told about the most important tasks of the Academy (including the reduction of bureaucratic pressure on scientists) and about the development of a new law on the RAS in an interview with TASS.





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