May 27 was opened in Kazan Research and Education Center of nanotechnology and nanomaterials based on KSTU. AN Tupolev. The event was attended by the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC "RUSNANO" Andrei Malyshev, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan Albert Gilmutdinov, Republican chairman of the interdepartmental commission for the development of nanotechnology Republic of Tatarstan, Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Boris Pavlov, Academician of the European Academy of Sciences, Director of the International Research Center for Nanotechnology «Polymate», member of the Central Board of the Russian Society of Nanotechnology Oleg Figovsky, Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan Ashat Gumerov, rector of the Kazan State Technical University. Tupolev Yuri Gortyshov, President KSTU. Tupolev Gennady Degtiarev, as well as representatives of Tatarstan enterprises.
The opening ceremony was held nanocenter Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan Albert Gilmutdinov:
"To date, nanotechnology are in great demand all over the world. Every year there are new professions related to nano-and biotechnology. We also do not have to fall behind other countries. And it’s great that today we are opening a center here in Kazan. Nanocenter — is, first of all, one of the main elements of the infrastructure of the national innovation system, designed to establish the most effective interaction partners with a common goal of the generation, development and commercialization of scientific and technological projects, applied research in the field of nanotechnology, which is one of the elements, along with venture funds, technology parks, business incubators. "
In order to develop nanotechnology Republic, attracting budget and corporate funding for the commercialization of promising scientific developments established the Scientific and Educational Center of nanotechnology and nanomaterials based on KSTU. Tupolev, which will coordinate the research, development, engineering and design work in the field of industry of the Republic of Tatarstan.
According to the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC "RUSNANO" Andrei Malyshev, creation in Tatarstan such Research and Education Center will enhance the knowledge of students, and will help raise the level of development of industry and scientific technology.
"As part of the development of nanotechnology-based KSTU a laboratory, which will further give additional training to the public. This is another opportunity to gain new knowledge of the University in the field of mechanical engineering, aviation and shipbuilding. Our country is already incorporated more than 30 such institutions. The most difficult task is to create those groups, which could generate the knowledge that then this knowledge was needed in the scientific work"- Said Andrei Malyshev.
The center has all the possibilities to improve the skills of students as well as teachers not only KSTU, but also other institutions. Upon completion of this training will give out diplomas to graduates of the knowledge acquired.
Research and Education Center is equipped with the most modern equipment to conduct basic and applied research in the field of nanotechnology.
"This, above all, technological station, two electron microscopes, spectrophotometers, difraktrometry and more"- Answered a reporter’s question of the newspaper" Metro. The main news of the week " Dmitry Pashin, Deputy Director for Science Research Institute of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials KSTU. AN Tupolev.
All areas of research will involve the creation of environmentally safe technologies of nanomaterials. Management of these studies will be a renowned scholar from Israel — Academician of the European Academy of Sciences Oleg Figovsky. Also, the Centre will be established UNESCO Chair, which will train students from around the world. As early as December of this year planned to hold an international conference with the participation of leading scientists in the field of environmental safety of nanotechnology.
During the event, between the Scientific and Educational Center of nanotechnology and nanomaterials KSTU. Tupolev and the International Research Center for Nanotechnology «Polymate», Technopark "Idea", the Russian Research Institute of Intellectual Property on joint research and educational programs has been signed, respectively, three of the Cooperation Agreement.
At the opening of the Center will also host a joint meeting of the Republican Interdepartmental Commission for the Development of the Republic of Tatarstan and nanotechnology Nanotechnology Russian society.
Svetlana Krestinina, METRO