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Cooperation of CIS Countries in Mining-Metallurgical Industry Discussed at NUST MISIS

On October 25th, 2017, the 3rd meeting of the Public Council for Industrial Policy of CIS States took place. The agenda was a discussion of the series of actions needed to implement the cooperation agreement of CIS states in the mining-metallurgical industry. The meeting attracted representatives from the leading companies in the field of mining-metallurgy, as well as business representatives and delegates from the CIS states embassies. Some detailed issues of NUST MISIS’s cooperation with business-partners from Kazakhstan, Belarus, and Tajikistan were discussed.

NUST MISIS at Open Innovations Forum 2017

In general, Russian universities are not eager to participate in technological competitions as they are afraid to underperform in fields where they have notable financing, authority, and educational programs. Mikhail Filonov, the NUST MISIS Vice-Rector of Research & Development, expressed such an opinion, formed over years of observations, at the panel discussion “Prize competitions: A new path to open innovations”, held at the Open Innovations Forum 2017.

NUST MISIS Boxers are Winners at Russia’s Boxing Championship

NUST MISIS graduates and students recently won seven medals, including three gold medals, in Grozny, where the Russian Boxing Championship for men was held. The contestants competed for prizes given by Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of the Chechen Republic. Altogether, 290 boxers from 52 Russian regions participated in the championship.