19.05.2014 - 20.05.2014 | Tomsk

Conference "Russia and the EU: Cooperation in the field of Science and Education"

An official visit to Tomsk of Mr. Vygaudas Ušackas, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation, took place on 19-20 May. During his visit, Ambassador Ušackas met with the leaders of the Administration of the Tomsk region and participated in the international research conference "Russia and the EU: Cooperation in the field of Science and Education", organized in the framework of the EU-Russia Year of Science 2014 by Tomsk State University (TSU) and the European Union Centre in Siberia, founded at TSU with EU financial support.

Ambassador Vygaudas Ušackas participating in the international research conference "Russia and the EU: Cooperation in the field of Science and Education" | © National Research Tomsk State University

Ambassador Vygaudas Ušackas participating in the international research conference "Russia and the EU: Cooperation in the field of Science and Education" | © National Research Tomsk State University

Ambassador Ušackas also visited innovative technological enterprises and start-up companies in the Tomsk Special Economic Zone, the Exhibition Center of Innovative Technologies at the National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, as well as the business-incubator of Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics.

Ambassador Ušackas visiting innovative technological companies in the Tomsk region | © National Research Tomsk State University

Ambassador Ušackas visiting innovative technological companies in the Tomsk region | © National Research Tomsk State University

Universities and research organizations of the Tomsk region have been actively involved in the EU Framework Programmes for Research & Technological Development as well as in Tempus and Erasmus Mundus. It is hoped that Tomsk's good cooperation record will continue in the context of Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+.

Contact

Elena Karageorgiy
Tomsk State University/ EU Centre in Sibiria
karageorgiy-elena@yandex.ru
 
Larisa Deriglazova
Tomsk State University/ EU Centre in Sibiria
dlarisa@inbox.ru
 
Ivan Godenov
Tomsk State University/ EU Centre in Sibiria
gizomo@yandex.ru

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