TsAGI enters the Moscow Region Innovation Clusters Consortium
3 November 2016
A session of the Priority Project Board of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation “Development of innovation clusters — world leaders of investment appeal” was held in October. A list of clusters recommended for enrolling as members was approved at the session. Among winners there was the “Moscow Region Innovation Clusters Consortium” created with the participation of the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after professor N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI, a part of the National Research Center “Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky”).
Being a parent, system-forming research organization in the area of aircraft engineering, TsAGI will be an anchor company of the Cluster. The Institute will become one of the centers generating new knowledge and projects, which will then be implemented within the framework of the Cluster support system.
One of the tasks set forth in the Cluster’s plan of activities is establishing an international scientific, innovative and educational center of TsAGI. The new organization is to combine scientific and educational innovative activities, while encouraging business initiative of the Institute’s employees. Creating the Moscow Region Innovation Clusters Consortium will contribute to other TsAGI’s initiatives in the field of innovations and education.
The Moscow Region Innovation Clusters Consortium includes such innovation territorial clusters as “Fiztekh XXI,” “Pushchino, the Biotechnological Innovation Territorial Cluster,” Nuclear and Nanotechnologies Cluster of Dubna, as well as Fryazino industrial cluster and Zhukovsky research and production complex, some enterprises of Korolev, Mytishchi and Shchelkovo.