VIAM – Bashkortostan: new horizons of cooperation
On September 18, 2014 a delegation of All-Russian scientific-research institute of aviation materials (VIAM) headed by deputy General director of VIAM, Candidate of technical science Olga Gennadievna Ospennikova visited Ufa state aviation technical university. In the course of the visit representatives of VIAM took part in the meeting, where the issues of cooperation between the Republic of Bashkortostan and VIAM in the field of creation and implementation of materials of new generation at different enterprises of the republic were considered.
Representatives of more, than 70 industrial enterprises of the Republic of Bashkortostan, scientific organizations, higher educational institutions, average and small business enterprises.
Opening the meeting, deputy premier-minister of the Government of the Bashkortostan Dmitriy Vladimirovich Sharonov noted a valuable contribution of VIAM into a development of domestic materials science, and also highly appreciated a willingness of the institute to an active cooperation with various Russian regions. «Nowadays VIAM proposes a great number of proposals, which are called on to help the Republic of Bashkortostan in innovative development», he stressed.
Besides, Dmitriy Sharonov informed, that at the nearest future a signing of agreement between VIAM and Bashkortostan is planning. In accordance with this agreement a scale work on creation and implementation of materials of new generation at enterprises of the republics will be spread.
In the course of the meeting the representatives of VIAM made their reports. In particular, Olga Ospennikova told about materials of new generation and perspective technologies of their processing, that is the most important constituent of commercial policy. A head of VIAM’s laboratory, Candidate of Chemical Sciences Maxim Mikhailovich Platonov informed about functional materials of new generation. Deputy chief of VIAM branch - Gelendjik Climatic Test Center after the name of G.V. Akimov (GCTC VIAM), Doctor of Technical Sciences professor elucidated the issues of rapid and field climatic tests of new generation materials and structures. Deputy chief of the Testing Center of VIAM, Candidate of Technical Sciences Elena Borisovna Chabina in her report touched on the theme of investigation of metal and non-metallic materials of new generation, but a chief of laboratory, Candidate of Technical Sciences Alexander Evgen’evich Raskutin told about polymer composite materials of new generation and perspective technologies of their processing.
Commenting Alexander Raskutin’s report, Minister of Industry and innovative policy of the Bashkortostan Republic Alexey Ivanovich Karpukhin noted, that it was necessary to organize the work on wider implementation of PCM of new generation for rotary-wing engineering together with Kumertaus aviation manufacturing enterprise and «Helicopters of Russia» holding.
Summing up the meeting, Olga Ospennikova claimed, that «the past event is to play a key role in a development of interaction between VIAM and enterprises of the Bashkortostan Republic». «At the same time it should be noted, that we have been already working in this direction with such enterprises as JSC «Ufa engine manufacturing production corporation », JSC «UАPC «Gidravlika», Institute of problems of metals superplasticity of RAS and others», she stressed.
It should be added, that in the course of the visit VIAM representatives got acquainted with laboratories of Ufa State aviation technical university and appreciated a high level of their being provided with up-to-date equipment.