Rustam Minnikhanov meets with rector of Ilmenau University of Technology Peter Scharff
26 November 2013, Tuesday
On November 26 at their meeting in Kazan Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and rector of Ilmenau University of Technology Peter Scharff discussed further cooperation on establishing German-Russian institute of new technologies in partnership with Kazan national research technical university.
To the point, in October 2013 during his working trip to Germany Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov visited Ilmenau University of Technology, where Peter Scharff said that Ilmenau strategy is to provide close interaction between fundamental science, industry, and real sector of economy.
It is expected that German-Russian institute of new technologies will become an international centre of engineering competence. The project partner is German Academic Exchange Service DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst).
Tatarstan Minister of Education and Science Engel Fattakhov, Aide to Tatarstan President Airat Khairullin, rector of Kazan national research technical university Albert Gilmutdinov took part in the meeting.
On July 13, Head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service Igor Artemyev, First Deputy Prime Minister of the republic Rustam Nigmatullin, Chairman of the Board of Russian Rugby Federation Druzhinin Stanislav and other officials took part in the opening ceremony of the Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Olympic Qualifier Tournament held at the Central Stadium in Kazan.
On July 12, Tatarstan Government together with the Higher School of Urban Studies of the National Research University Higher School of Economics and Shukhov Lab announced the second grant contest for students from Tatarstan to study the international master programme of the National Research University Higher School of Economics "The City and Technology: Prototyping Future Cities". The academic leader of the programme is ex-chief architect of Barcelona, head of the Shukhov Lab Vicente Guallart.
On July 4, Acting Prime Minister of the republic Rustam Nigmatullin took part in an event dedicated to laying the foundation stone of a new building and a student residence of the Kazan branch of the Russian State University of Justice.