October 1, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2018-10-01
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1. On September 28, the Russian Ministry Science and Higher Education has hosted a regular meeting of the Russia-EU Joint Committee on Cooperation in Science and Technology. The parties agreed to continue mutually beneficial scientific and technical cooperation in a wide range of areas, and also to prolong the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the European Community on Cooperation in Science and Technology of November 16, 2000.



2. On September 28, 2018, on the Day of the Nuclear Worker, Rostov NPP (a subsidiary of Rosenergoatom Concern, part of the Rosatom Electric Power Division), one of the key events of the current year for the nuclear power industry of Russia took place - three months ahead of schedule was introduced into the industrial operation of Unit 4 of Rostov NPP with VVER-1000 reactor.



3. Registration for the All-Russian Engineering Olympiad of STI is open until October 30 - http://nti-contest.ru/.



4. The national project "Development of atomic science, engineering and technology" is being developed in Russia. The first deputy head of the presidential administration, Sergei Kirienko, stressed that Rosatom stands at the forefront in the solution of the most important state tasks.



5. The volume of budget financing of the national project "Science" will exceed 300 billion rubles, of which 200 billion rubles will be spent on the development of scientific infrastructure, the Minister of Science and Higher Education of Russia Mikhail Kotyukov told TASS on September 28 on the sidelines of the Global Forum of Convergent and Nature-Friendly Technologies.



6. Russian scientists want to create a module on the ISS for the cultivation of human organs. Deputy head of the scientific and technical center of the RSC Energia Dmitry Surin believes that ships could run to such a module to supply people on Earth with the necessary biomaterial.



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