Fund Skolkovo signed an agreement with the Japanese Waseda University and will develop robots for decontamination

14.10.2011 14:13 |
ITAR-TASS Siberia, TOKYO, Oct. 14. / Correspondent. ITAR-TASS Vasily Golovin /. Fund "Skolkovo" signed an agreement with a major private Tokyo’s Waseda University working on the dialogue about the selection of promising projects and hopes with them to develop new machines and devices for the decontamination of areas contaminated by the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1". This was reported by Itar-Tass vice-president of the "Skolkovo" Stanislav Naumov. He completed his journey today in Tokyo, during which held consultations on cooperation with representatives of the academic and business communities.

"We met with the leadership of Waseda University, have concluded an agreement with him about the working dialogue regarding the selection of projects for the "Skolkovo", — Said Stanislav Naumov. — With trade and investment corporation "Itotyu" reached an agreement on the exchange of experts. Had contacts with some small innovative companies in the field of small and medium-sized businesses. We have agreed that they will have the status of "Skolkovo" and will be engaged in projects in the field of energy efficiency, waste recycling, bio-technology. "Such works, according to Naumov, will in particular be carried out on the basis of Create now the Institute of Science and Technology, the Skolkovo".

"I think that December will also project related to the organization of the measurements in the field of nuclear safety with Russian and Japanese developments in the field of robotics, — The vice-president of the "Skolkovo". — We want to make new machines and devices that can help solve the problem of Japan’s decontamination of areas contaminated after the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1". This will be one of the priorities for the "Skolkovo" project, which we will carry out together with the "Rosatom" and the Japanese partners, in particular, by the University of Waseda. We hope that it will be attended by large corporations like "Itotyu." We want very much to the leading Japanese companies have also found themselves in the innovative project "Skolkovo".

Stanislav Naumov said that in the near future in Japan will be organized presentation of "Skolkovo" to academia, and then for the business. It will hold a president of the "Skolkovo" Viktor Vekselberg.

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