Samara: SТС on innovations
On September 11, 2014 General director of All-Russian scientific-research institute of aviation materials (VIAM) academician of RAS Evgeny Nicolaevich Kablov made a speech on the first organization meeting of the presidium of Scientific -Technical Council (STC) under Samara region governor.
Nicolay Ivanovich Merkushkin, a head of the region opened the event, who reflected a strategy and priority tasks of innovative development of Samara region in his opening address.
In his turn Evgeny Kablov, who is the Chairman of STC told about the aims, tasks and organization of the Council work and also about perspectives of its development. In particular, he claimed, that «the main aim of the Council creation is an increasing of its innovative potential in Samara region in its key branches – rocket and engine manufacturing, oil chemistry and mechanical engineering». According to Evgeny Kablov, STC will contribute to a practical interaction of enterprises and organizations of the region with scientific-research and scientific-technical structures of Russia and foreign countries.
«Scientists of the whole country hope to find in Samara region a base for innovative investigations and possibility to put them into life», Evgeny Kablov told. «People agreed to enter it and to help in development of innovative potential of the province by two reasons. From one side, Samara region was a general industrial district of the country and it is necessary to get back this status to it. In the year of 2012 the President of the country put this task to Nicolay Merkushkin’s attention, - the head of STC noted.-But the other thing is very important. Here scientists may be heard, the head of the region always takes into account reasoned opinions of other people, when he takes decisions. Namely this was a defining reason, namely because of that Nicolay Merkushkin received those advisors in scientific-research council staff.”
Evgeny Kablov emphasized that Nicolay Merkushkin always regards with interest and enthusiasm to everything new. «But for a scientist that attention is very important, when a work is needed. We acquire an excellent proving ground for realization of our developments. We’ll justify the confidence shown to us», academician of RUS concluded.
The address of interim of deputy chairman of Samara region Government, minister of industry and trade of the region Sergey Alexandrovich Bezrukov roused an interest of participants. It was devoted to the state, problems and perspectives of scientific – technical and technological development of Samara region industry.
The participants of the Council considered as well a creation in Samara of joint laboratory of corrosion, ageing and biodamages of materials and complex engineering systems on VIAM and SSAU base. Agreements about creation of laboratory were achieved on the 1-st of September during the meeting of Nicolay Merkushkin with Evgeny Kablov , but were drawn up as documents on the 5-th of September at the branch of VIAM –GCTC VIAM.
It should be reminded, that representatives of Samara region Government, prominent scientists, specialists of state scientific technical universities and rectors of leading technical universities became members of Scientific-technical council. 25 persons became members of presidium composition, in general they are men of science. We’ll note, that there is no such a representative scientific-research council under a leader of Russian Federation subject in any region of the country.