Governor of Kuzbass Sergey Tsivilev, President of the holding company "SDS" Mikhail Fedyaev and Acting Rector of the Kuzbass State University named after T. F. Gorbachev (member of the REC "Kuzbass") Alexey Yakovlev signed a cooperation agreement for the period up to 2025. The parties decided to join forces to increase the scientific and technical potential of the regional industry.
"We will jointly launch new laboratories that will be engaged in advanced developments for our industry. So, we will create an engineering center for industrial robotics on the basis of KuzSTU. Its specialists will work on projects in the field of robotic and digital technologies for their further application in the coal industry, metallurgy and mechanical engineering, " said Sergey Tsivilev.
The parties also agreed to implement innovative educational projects. In particular, we are talking about the scientific and technical program of the full innovation cycle, which is being developed in the SEC "Kuzbass". It includes advanced training of highly qualified personnel in the field of information technologies, development of cluster high-tech projects, mechanization and automation of work, technology for monitoring and forecasting the state of the environment, prevention and elimination of its pollution, reclamation of disturbed lands.
KuzSTU has been implementing targeted training of specialists for the SDS company since 2006. The university also participates in research conducted by the Kuzbass Research Center on digitalization of technological processes in the coal industry, deep coal processing, post-mining and ecology, and reclamation of waste land. The company " SDS " provides KuzSTU students with places for internships, approves scholarships for special merits.