Kazan National Research Technological University international partnership network comprises 136 universities and research organizations from 37 countries in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. The University is one of the 8 Russian Universities, members of Eurasia Pacific University Network (UNINET).
Research at Kazan National Research Technological University is based on long-lasting traditions of excellence in chemistry and technology Kazan and Russia have been proud of the last two centuries. There are 5 research priorities corresponding to strategic areas of economy development in the Russian Federation. These priorities are:
- Chemistry and technology of polymer and composite materials
- Chemistry and technology of high energy materials
- Integrated processing of hydrocarbon resources
- Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials
- Energy and resource saving technologies for advanced materials
The leading university in petroleum gas chemical complex and light industry complex educational clusters of the region, Kazan National Research Technological University integrates education and innovations in these fields in the Republic of Tatarstan.
The results of applied research are implemented and further commercialized at the University pilot plants, business incubators, innovational testing grounds, and technology transfer center. Active contribution of Kazan National Research Technological University to the development of innovative infrastructure in the Republic of Tatarstan resulted in granting funding for construction of the Industrial Innovation & Commercialization Park “Himgrad” created for chemical and petrochemical purposes.
According to The Ministry of education and science of Russia, KNRTU is number 10 in the rating among 159 technical universities of the country.
In the rating, which was compiled by the order of The Ministry of Education and Science of Russia - KNRTU is number 31-32 among 405 universities of the countries of CIS, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. According to the indicator of educational activity in this rating, KNRTU is in TOP-50 and in TOP-30 by research activity. KNRTU is number 24 among the universities of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.
KNRTU is the only University in Tatarstan, which signed the Memorandum of Cooperation with Skolkovo Innovation Centre in 2010. This opens new prospects for innovation development of KNRTU and Republic of Tatarstan.
Kazan National Research Technological University has received the State Prize of Russia and Tatarstan several times for the advances in science and engineering.
The leader in chemical engineering education of Russia, Kazan National Research Technological University is the basic center for development of Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs in “Chemical Engineering” in the Russian Federation.