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The Ministry of science and higher education of Russia approved the rules of competitive selection of scientific centers of the world level (NCMU), and also announced the acceptance of applications for the first phase of the competition, the winners of which will receive grants for the creation of four mathematical centres. This writes the portal “the Future of Russia. National projects”.
“In the future, it is also creating NCMU performing research and development on priorities for scientific and technological development”, — told in the press service of the Ministry.
Applications will be accepted until August 5, inclusive. In addition they need to provide to provide the draft program of creation and development of future mathematical NCMO, which in particular should contain information on scientific projects, publication activity of employees (including taking into account the terms of citations of publications in international databases), bringing to the work of the centre scientific staff.
The maximum size of grants for the centres up to 2020 will amount to no more than 960 million rubles. It is noted that the target indicators of activity of NCMU must ensure the achievement of results of the national project “the Science” and being a part of the Federal project “the Development of scientific-production cooperation”.
National project “Science” was approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin and should be completed by 2024. Only its implementation is planned to more than 625 billion rubles. In particular, it involves the creation in Russia of 15 scientific and educational centers of the world level, commissioning research facilities class “magicians” and the formation of an integrated system of training scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel.
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