From December 1st till 3rd, the 2nd Congress of Young Scientists was held in the Park of Science and Art Sirius. More than three thousand participants from 40 countries took part in the key event of 2022 within the framework of the Decade of Science and Technology.

The winners of the Russian Science Foundation grants, Professor of the Department of Heat Engineering Vener Khairutdinov, assistant Ilnar Khabriev, Professor of the Department of Wood Processing Dmitry Prosvirnikov and graduate student Damir Yagudin took part in the event.

The program included round tables, expert sessions and discussions. On the opening day of the Congress, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the scientists discussed the suggestions for the development of science and technology in the country.

“The International Congress of Young Scientists has become one of the major events of the Year of Science and Technology. We will make an effort to increase interest in research activities. The support program of the scientific activity will be developed in the near future ", noted the President of Russia. The annual funding of mega-grants will be increased from 90 million to 100 million rubles and new ways of young scientists’ support will be created.

"At the Congress of Young Scientists I was able to discuss the analysis of the current situation in the sector of food biotechnology and the agricultural sector. I took part in the Russian Science Foundation School, studied methods of applications and projects evaluation. Moreover, I managed to establish new communications with universities and departments," Dmitry Prosvirnikov shared.

"The Russian Science Foundation School was held as part of the Congress of Young Scientists. More than 200 winners of the Presidential Research Projects Program were invited to it", noted Vener Khairutdinov. In addition, he emphasized the importance of research reports content and praised the organization of the event.

Source: KNRTU