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Authorities in Nizhny Novgorod region will receive 144 million rubles for the development of projects of scientific-educational center (REC) that is generated in the region within the framework of the national project “Science.” This was stated by the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin, his words are on the website of the government of the region.
As said Nikitin, a decree on the allocation of grants was signed by Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin. The allocated funds, in particular, will be used to create innovative scientific and technological centre “Quantum valley”, the introduction of new educational formats through the programs of the competences development centre of the REC, as well as the support services for exhibitors and partners of the center.
“The number of projects worked on by our scientific community has increased from 65 to more than 160 and is still expanding. This can be implemented by selecting the most promising projects to support in their promotion to the world level”, — said the Governor.
He also noted that during the year of its existence, the REC in the Nizhny Novgorod region has grown three times and has proved effective. According to Nikitin, currently members of the center were already 29 organizations, with another 20 organizations are partners.
RECs are created in Russia within the Federal program “Development of scientific and scientific-production cooperation” of the national project “Science.” According to her, by 2024, the country must receive a minimum of 15 scientific and educational centers of the world level, 14 competence centres of STI, scientific and research centers. For the program it is planned to allocate 215 billion rubles.
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