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According to Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko, a global scientific, educational and technological center will be created on the territory of the Russian Arctic within the framework of the program for the development of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University. M.V. Lomonosov until 2035.

“The new horizon for the development of the university, which is located in the homeland of the great Russian scientist Mikhail Lomonosov, is associated with the project of creating a world-class intellectual center. On its basis, not only the training of new personnel will be carried out, but also the vectors of the development of the Arctic territories will be worked out, as well as research will be carried out and support for their implementation will be carried out.

On the basis of this center, active international cooperation is expected. This is due to both the training of foreign students and active cooperation with scientists from different countries, who will strive to come to Russia to implement ambitious projects for the study of the Arctic. And here we can safely say that modern science is international. Science projects are becoming more and more supranational in nature, and Russia should play a leading role in them, ”noted Dmitry Chernyshenko.

The result of the implementation of the university development program will be the integration of the Arctic zone into the high-tech segments of the country’s economy and the acceleration of the socio-economic and innovative development of the Arctic territories in general.

“But, of course, the main goal for us is to ensure a high quality of life for the population of the Arctic zone, as well as preserve the habitat of indigenous peoples and protect the environment,” the Deputy Prime Minister emphasized.

The development program assumes the following areas: “Arctic ecosystems”, “Human life in the Arctic”, “Resources of the North and the Arctic”, as well as digital development and formation of the world-class REC “Russian Arctic: new materials, technologies and research methods” and a number of others.

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