October 27 Daily S&T Trendletter

Date: 27.10.2023

  • A participant of the scientific and educational center “Russian Arctic” has developed a robot pipe inspector


Specialists of the Onega Research Bureau presented a prototype robot for measuring the internal diameters of pipes and monitoring the condition of their surfaces. The robot inspects pipes and transmits information for 3D visualization. It is planned to use it in shipbuilding and ship repair
Source: TASS


  • Production of components for oil refining equipment is being localized in Russia.


Specialists of Omsk State Technical University have developed a catalyst and a nozzle for oil refining. The first batch was released at a local factory, which is still experimental. The development appeared thanks to the Priority 2030 program dedicated to the leadership of universities in R&D.
Source: RIA


  • IT giants Yandex and Lanit are abandoning their server manufacturing plant


Investments in the project were supposed to amount to 1 billion rubles. Earlier, Forbes reported on such plans of companies: the reasons were called sanctions risks, difficulties with the supply of equipment to Russia and the changed market conditions
Source: CNews


  • The Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to combine the registers of Russian industrial and electronic products


Consolidation of registries is planned for optimization purposes. In the explanatory note to the project, the authors explain the initiative by the fact that now they have to keep two registers at the same time, containing essentially the same information. After the merger, it will become easier to buy and sell Russian electronics at public procurement.
Source: CNews



  • The Ministry of Digital Development is discussing the idea of establishing a single certification center for IT specialists

Previously, the certification was carried out by the training centers of Western vendors — Oracle, Red Hat, VMware, etc., but after 2022 they stopped working, and the niche became vacant. It is proposed to create a new center on the basis of a job search platform hh.ru . The volume of the IT certification market is estimated at 300 million rubles. with a growth potential of up to 1 billion rubles by 2024.
Source: Kommersant