The volume of the production of the high-technology and science-intensive products rebounded by over 10 % in Volgograd District. It was announced on the 23rd of January at VSTU during the meeting of the Regional Committee of Industry and Trade organized by the Vice-Governor of Volgograd District Roman Bekov. The meeting was dedicated to the results of the work of the Engineering Center of VSTU “Polymeric Compositional Materials and Technologies”.
The Engineering Center has the leading role in the augmentation of the high-technology and science-intensive products in the regional sector in accordance with Andrey Bocharov’s task. It renders the services to the industrial workers, producing and testing the new polymeric compositional materials. The biggest regional enterprises know the potential of the Engineering Center.
The Rector of VSTU and Academician of RAS Vladimir Lysak said that the University had won the federal subsidy in the contest of the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation in 2015. The government invested 100 mm rubles into the establishment of the Engineering Center and it was more than compensated during 2 years.
123 agreements between the Center and the industrial enterprises were concluded. The Engineering Center realizes such projects as the import-substituting elements of the milking machines for the animal containment facility of Volgograd District. It also improves the quality of the education at the University: here the students complete their research for their diploma works.
The participants of the meeting remarked that the regional industry was the driver of the economy and had the leading role in the augmentation of the gross regional product in accordance with the task set by the Governor of Volgograd District.