Grigory Trubnikov gave talk at section meeting of Expert Council of Federation Council of Russia

News, 12 April 2021

On 12 April, a meeting of the section “Science and Technologies” of the Expert Council under the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture of Russia was held. The meeting was held by the Speaker of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture, a representative of the executive body of the state power of the Republic of Bashkortostan Lilia Gumerova.

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“We dedicated our meeting to the preparation for the upcoming parliamentary hearing “Scientific human resource of the country: current state, development trends, and growth tools” at the end of April. The topic discussed in the Year of Science and Technology is significant for both science and the country as a whole as far as without its solution, a breakthrough development of the country is impossible,” Lilia Gumerova said.

According to the parliamentarian, the Russian Academy of Sciences initiated the hearings, and Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko supported it.

JINR Director Academician Grigory Trubnikov, who coordinates the section “Science and Technologies” of the Expert Council under the relevant Federation Council Committee, noted in his speech that Russia faces ambitious tasks of the scientific and technological breakthrough, accelerated development of this sector. “Nowadays, the leadership belongs to the country that focuses mainly on the development of science, technologies, and human capital.”

According to the JINR Director, the solution of these tasks requires optimal legislative conditions to create the most comfortable situation conducive to the development of science and technologies in Russia. “Our country should be a comfortable place to conduct research for our compatriots and guests from friendly partner countries who want to work here.”

Grigory Trubnikov said that personnel, infrastructure, and development of modern support of scientific studies are among the key problems requiring systematic legislative solutions. He also highlighted the importance of supporting international scientific and technical cooperation and scientific diplomacy.