TsAGI takes part in the meeting of the Joint Russia-EU Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation
6 July 2016
On June 24, the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after professor N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI) took part in the regular meeting of the Joint Russia-EU Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation (JCSTC). The meeting was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
At the meeting, TsAGI represented the National Contact Point (NCP) “Aeronautics,” which operates on the basis of the Institute since 2004. NCP is part of the joint Russia-EU working group on research in the field of civil aviation and is intended to disseminate information on the EU Framework Programmes in the field of aeronautical research, provide information, consulting and organizational support to domestic scientific and industrial groups wishing to participate in the implementation of these programme projects.
At the meeting, TsAGI specialists, together with colleagues from the European Commission and the Delegation of the European Union to Russia, discussed the questions of implementation of the Agreement on cooperation in the field of science and technology. Attention was also paid to the framework terms for coordinated tenders, cooperation in issue-related areas, including aeronautics, and to other issues.
This meeting was attended by representatives of the Russian Federation Ministry of Education and Science, the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, the National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, the Analytical International Center for Innovations in Science, Technology and Education, and the National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute.”
JCSTC was established in accordance with the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the European Community on cooperation in the field of science and technology, dated November 16, 2000, in order to coordinate and support joint activities. The Committee meets once a year: Meetings are held alternately in Russia and in the European Union.