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Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko opened the Technosreda All-Russian Festival. This is the key event of the Year of Science and Technology. The event takes place on September 25-26, 2021 in Moscow at VDNKh.

Dmitry Chernyshenko opened the All-Russian festival “Technosreda” at VDNKh

The opening ceremony was also attended by Presidential Aide Andrei Fursenko and Minister of Education and Science Valery Falkov.

In his welcoming speech, Dmitry Chernyshenko noted that at the festival leading universities, companies and research institutes presented more than 500 unique developments and projects. Each visitor will be able to see them and evaluate the scientific progress of Russia.

“2021, declared by the President as the Year of Science and Technology, has become special. About 3 thousand events dedicated to the Year of Science have already taken place across the country. They helped showcase the remarkable achievements of our scientists, tell how new technologies are being introduced into modern life, how they make production processes more efficient and improve human life. We also saw how much this topic really interests people: more than 3 million people have already attended the events of the Year of Science and Technology. And the Government, for its part, also supports this interest. We have developed a number of measures to support the industry for its development and improvement, ”said Dmitry Chernyshenko.

The Deputy Prime Minister added that science is one of the main drivers of the economy and a source of growth in its potential. This year, the science management system has been seriously changed, and a new state program for scientific and technological development is being formed. In addition, a whole range of activities is being implemented, including within the framework of the Science and Universities national project.

“On behalf of Vladimir Putin, we have created 17 world-class research centers. Among them there are 4 international mathematical centers, 3 centers for genomic research and 10 centers that carry out research and development according to the priorities of scientific and technological development. Also of great importance for the state is the development of our universities and increasing their competitiveness in the world. Already next week we will sum up the results of the first wave of selection under the Priority 2030 Strategic Academic Leadership Program. At least 100 Russian universities will receive grants – from 100 million rubles. With their help, they will be able to develop promising research, improve the scientific base and introduce innovations, ”added the Deputy Prime Minister.

“Popularization of science, disclosing the potential of Russia, communicating to our citizens what has happened and will continue to happen in the scientific field is very important. I am sure that Technosreda makes a special contribution to science. It is important to show that science is interesting and should be dealt with, ”said Presidential Aide Andrei Fursenko.

“Thousands of people in our country are engaged in science in order to make the life of compatriots more comfortable and attractive. You can be convinced of this by visiting VDNKh today. Leading research institutes and universities, technology companies, scientists and leaders of the scientific community presented their unique newest developments and projects. This is a direct proof that it is possible to achieve success thanks to intelligence and knowledge, and there are a million opportunities for this in our country, ”said Valery Falkov.

The festival brought together the Russian scientific community on one platform. Leading scientific and technological companies, universities and research institutes, as well as scientists and leaders of the scientific community presented their unique developments and projects to the general public.

During the festival, VDNKh will become a single demonstration space with several thematic zones. The event program is designed for two days – September 25 and 26. Free admission.

Let us remind you that the organizer of Tekhnosreda is the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Intellectual partner – the Russian society “Knowledge”.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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