Today, an agreement was signed between Russian Foundation for Basic Research and Samara Region Government for a regional competition of fundamental research.
The agreement provides for joint financial support to the Fund and the regional government of scientific schools, research groups and individual scientists performing basic research projects.
At the meeting was to identify areas in which cooperation with the Russian Federal Property Fund and the "Institute of Aviation Materials," will focus on the development of the space industry. So, it is planned to create on the basis of
Also voiced the initiative to create the Volga in Samara Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Nicholas Merkushin present at the signing of the agreement and expressed the hope that the first joint projects with the Fund implemented later this year.