MPEI takes part in XIII session of scientific, technical and innovational cooperation Board of BRICS
11 November, 2022, MPEI representatives at Renewable
Energy Workgroup of BRICS, Tatyana
Shestopalova, Head of Department of Hydropower and Renewable Energy Sources (HRES),
and Evgeny Ignatiev, Senior Lecturer of HRES, took part at the XIII session of
the scientific, technical and innovational cooperation Board of BRICS. The
meeting was carried out in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia.
At the event, there were discussed the results of
Russia's participation in BRICS under the Chinese Chairmanship in 2022, tasks
for 2023-2024, the activities of the BRICS STI Steering Committee in 2022 and
tasks for 2023-2024, and also initiatives of federal executive authorities in
the framework of cooperation with the BRICS countries, the results of the fifth
competition of research projects for the BRICS STI Framework Program, as well
as some other issues.
Tatyana Shestopalova, Head of the BRICS Workgroup on
Renewable Energy Sources, reported on the activities of the Workgroup and made
some proposals for the development of key STI initiatives within the BRICS
framework for 2023, including the ones focused on the upcoming Russian
Federation BRICS Chairmanship in 2024. The proposals concerned the improving
coordination between national working groups and the agreements on the
deadlines for submitting contest applications of research projects of the BRICS
STI Framework Program.
MPEI employees have been actively involved in the
activities of the BRICS working group on RES since its foundation in 2018.
October 14-15, 2020, MPEI hosted the second meeting of the BRICS Working Group
on New and Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency, which was attended by
a considerable number of renewable energy specialists from the BRICS member