Ural Center for collective use "Modern Nanotechnologies" (UTSKP CH) — One of the leading Russian research centers. Operates in Yekaterinburg on the basis of the Ural Federal University. BN Yeltsin.
History of the center began in 2002 with the establishment of the laboratory "Scanning probe microscopy." In 2007, the national project "Education" she received a grant of 350 million rubles for the purchase of equipment. Since the laboratory was transformed into a center that not only conducts research, but he himself produces nanomaterials.
My beautiful "nano"
On equipment UTSKP not inferior to European research laboratories. Many of his instruments are unique in Russia. The center consists of 16 units. They employ more than 100 teachers, researchers and graduate students. The first issue of bachelors UTSKP held in 2010 in the same year the center staff completed 24 contracts on the different areas of a total value of 68 million rubles. From 2009 to 2011, the center was visited by more than a thousand people, among whom were both scientists and employees of high-tech enterprises and high-ranking officials.