November 14 Daily S&T Trendletter

Date: 14.11.2023

  • Russia and Belarus will present the latest developments at the Congress of Young Scientists

Russia will present its approaches to solving the problem of the shortage of sanctioned scientific equipment at the congress in several sections. A classic poster exhibition with scientific and technological achievements of the regions of Russia, including joint ones with the Republic of Belarus, is planned.
Source: TASS

  • Results of the speech of the Minister of Digital Development Maksut Shadaev at the IT Forum

Among the topics are the new national project “National Data Economy”, whether Russia needs cyber warfare, how the reduction of funding will affect the Russian IT industry and whether the timing of the transition of companies with critical information infrastructure to Russian software by 2025 will be revised.
Source: CNews

  • The Russian company ICL has launched a new factory for the production of motherboards in Russia

The plant in Tatarstan will be able to produce up to 300 thousand boards with a subsequent increase in capacity to 1 million. With the help of the new plant, the company plans to occupy 9% of the motherboard market and at least 10% of the Russian computer equipment market. The new plant will produce surface mounting of printed circuit boards with the installation of Intel, AMD, Baikal and Elbrus processors, the ICL representative noted.
Source: CNews

  • Siberia plans to create a scientific and educational cluster for the development of sovereign technologies

The Strategy Plan for the Socio-economic Development of Siberia until 2035, approved by the Government of the Russian Federation, assumes the creation of an interregional scientific and educational cluster in the Siberian Federal District. It is possible that the experience of the Big University of Tomsk will be used to create a cluster – the unification of six Tomsk universities and all research institutes without creating a legal entity
Source: Interfax

  • SPbPU scientists have developed a technology for producing biohydrogen from spent microalgae

Biohydrogen is hydrogen produced from biomass. Biohydrogen, like other hydrogen, can be used as fuel in hydrogen fuel cells. The results of the study are published in the journal Processes. The further task of the research team is to develop a technology for purifying the resulting biohydrogen from related gases.
Source: RIA