In St. Petersburg Polytechnic University are building a research body in which researchers will work in the field of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.
The case is a 4-storey building made of reinforced concrete with a total area of 26,000 m2. In some areas will be located laboratory for laser processing of materials, as well as laboratory plastic and thermo-mechanical processing.
Research Center at the Polytechnic University to start work in 2013, it will bring together experts in the field of nanotechnology, Bioengineering and Medicine.
Construction of the new building is part of the federal target program "Research and development on priority directions of scientific-technological complex of Russia for 2007-2012".
The program was adopted in 2006, its main goal — the development of Russian science base. The program consists of six sections: "Generation of Knowledge", "Development of technologies", "Technology Commercialization", "The institutional framework of research and development" and "Infrastructure Innovation System." For the execution of the document to be spent 194.89 billion rubles.
Polytech was founded in 1899 and is now part of a group of national research universities in Russia. The university has 20 faculties, six faculties and courses of further education and university has branches in several Russian cities. In 2010, he received the status of a national research university.
In general, the creation of the center will spend about 1.2 billion. The money will come from a variety of sources, including 300 million be allocated from the federal budget by the end of 2011.