New materials for Tatarstan
On 10 June 2014 deputy Director General of All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM) Denis V.Grashсhenkov and deputy chief laboratory Mikhail M. Bakradze participated in the First Session of Machine-Building Enterprises Coordination Board of Republic of Tatarstan created by the direction of regional government.
The Session was held on the base of Technopark of Industrial Technologies «Innovation-Technological Centre «KNIAT» which was headed by Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Industry and Trade of Republic of Tatarstan Ravil H. Zaripov. The first persons and directors of leading organizations and enterprises of machine-building complex of Tatarstan (JSC «KNIAT», Kazan National Research Technical University, Kazan National Research Technical University named after A.N. Tupolev – KAI, Kazan National Research Technological University, JSC «Kazan Aviation Production Association named after S.P. Gorbunov», «Kazan Helicopters», Kazan Engine-Building Association, KAMAZ, TATNEFT, Tatarstan Academy of Sciences e.t.c) took part in the event.
During the session Denis Grashenkov made a report titled «Modern materials for industry of Republic of Tatarstan» where mentioned successful examples of cooperation between VIAM and industrial enterprises of Tatarstan and prospective lines of cooperation within the frames of governmental reminded programs. He also mentioned about jointly created by VIAM and JSC «KNIAT» «New materials and technologies Laboratory». This laboratory was created within the frames of Scientific-Technical Cooperation Agreement signed by Eugeny N. Kablov - Director General of «VIAM» - academician of RAS and the President of Republic of Tatarstan Rustam N. Minnikhanov.
Mikhail Bacradze in his turn highlighted prospective of using additive technologies in the Russian Federation for aeronautical application, machine-building and other industries. Besides he stated some proposals in the field of creation and using of VIAM new materials for innovation development of Tatarstan.
Information from the specialists of the Institute arose great interest of the participants which in their turn came forward with an initiative concerning realization of joint projects in cooperation with VIAM. Ravil Zaripov mentioned a particular importance of VIAM developments in the field of polymer composite materials, paintwork coatings and additive technologies of manufacture parts and structures for machine-building complex of Republic of Tatarstan.
By the results of the Council meeting representatives of the institute negotiated about cooperation with the directors of JSC «Kazan Factory «Electrical Appliance», LLC «Vysota», «Ikar Ltd.», «SKIF M» Ltd and other companies of Tatarstan. Besides that an agreement was reached about a visit of VIAM by the specialists of Republic enterprises.