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03.12.2013

Aviadvigatel signed agreement on partnership with the Siberian department of the Russian Academy of Sciences

In November 2013 the Technoprom-2013 international forum was held in Novosibirsk. The goal of the event was to facilitate the transitioning of the Russian economy to a new technological pattern by creating a broad coalition between representatives of modern, high-tech businesses, scientific institutions, and the authorities, and attracting Russian and foreign investors. Among the important events of the forum was the signing of a memorandum of intention between the Siberian department of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SO RAN) and Aviadvigatel (Perm).

Academician Aleksandr Aseev, representing SO RAN and OAO Aviadvigatel chief designer Aleksandr Inozemtsev put their signatures to an agreement on cooperation between the Siberian department of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Perm design firm on joint research work. The memorandum lays out plans for the academic and design bodies to use their efforts to bring Russian aviation engines up to world standards. The scope of functions that must be resolved in the course of implementing the agreement includes the creation of anti-icing coating for aviation engine parts, developing a multi-layer metal composite for a ballistic hardened fan casing, and so on. The next step in this cooperation will be the creation of interdisciplinary working groups to implement each of the set tasks.

The symbiosis of design ideas and advanced research developments is especially important today, in the implementation of the project to create the PD-14 promising family of aviation engines, intended for use in short- and mid-range aircraft such as the MS-21. The successful completion of the project will lift domestic aviation to a new level and provide an opportunity to significantly redress the Russian lag in gas turbine engine construction compared to foreign producers.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Technoprom-2013 is the first international forum for technological development highlighting issues of ensuring the global technological leadership of the Russian economy. The forum has become a platform for discussing matters connected with the innovative development of Russian industry under conditions of a global economy transitioning to the sixth technological level, in which the role of high-end technology is significantly increased.

Technoprom included representatives from the science and business communities as well as the authorities from 12 Russian regions, as well as foreign experts from the USA, Japan, China, and countries in the EU and the CIS.

The forum was run with support from the Russian Government, the Russian Military-industrial committee, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, RAN, and the government of the Novosibirsk region.

OAO Aviadvigatel is a leading Russian design firm developing gas turbine engines for aviation and industrial applications. It is part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OAO OPK OBORONPROM specialising in engine-building assets.

OAO OPK OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary areas of business are helicopters (OAO Russian Helicopters), engine-building (OAO UEC (United Engine Corporation)), and other assets.

State corporation Rostech is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 to facilitate the development, production, and export of high-tech industrial products for civil and military applications. Altogether, it encompasses 663 organization, including 17 holdings, 12 of which are in the military-industrial complex, and five of which are in civilian industry. The corporation works in 60 constituent regions of the Russian Federation and supplies products to more than 70 countries around the world. Its 2012 turnover 931 billion rubles, with net profit of 38.5 billion rubles. It paid a total of 109 billion rubles in taxes at all levels


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