ISS-Reshetnev to create a research and educational center
ISS-Reshetnev Company is going to take the lead and be an industrial partner of a new research and educational center which is scheduled to be established in the Siberian Federal District.
ISS-Reshetnev Company jointly with the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences developed a project of a future research and educational center with a specialization in cutting-edge technologies and space-based information systems, their development and application. The new center will build on solid expertise and best practices accumulated by leading universities, research organizations, businesses, ISS-Reshetnev Company and its Technology Platform “NISS” over the years of successful and highly effective cooperation.
A concept and a designed model of the future research and educational center “Space-based information systems and technologies” were presented by Nikolay Testoyedov, general director of ISS-Reshetnev Company, professor and corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, at a special broadened meeting of the SB RAS Presidium in Novosibirsk. “The project pursues a strategic objective – to form a seamless geo-information space across Russia and to enable our country’s integrity and connectivity by developing global communication, navigation, geodetic, geophysics, radio detection, ranging, and remote Earth sensing systems”, said Nikolay Testoyedov.
Members of the future research and educational center will work together to develop and implement comprehensive scientific and technical programs and innovative projects aimed to provide for Russia’s transformation and transition to most advanced digital and smart production technologies, robotic systems; support and improve commercialization of space technologies, as well as foster scientific, technical, social, economic and professional development of Siberian regions.
A project of a future research and educational center was developed as part of the Presidential Executive Order “On national goals and strategic objectives of the development of the Russian Federation up to the year of 2024”. The Order provides that 15 research and educational centers be established across Russia, involving leading universities, research organizations and industrial companies serving the real economy.