National Research University "Moscow aviation Institute ”will receive the status of a reference university in the field of aircraft manufacturing. Its specialists will actively engage in research and development for the domestic aircraft industry.
Such a decision was made at an interdepartmental meeting devoted to measures of scientific and personnel support for the Russian aircraft industry in the interests of the country's security and strengthening its defense capability. About this news agency RIA News reported in the press service of the apparatus of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.
The meeting was led by Deputy Secretary of the Security Council Sergei Vakhrukov. The event was also attended by Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Mikhail Popov, representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Rostec State Corporation, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russian Helicopters, UAC and UEC.
The status of a reference university is usually assigned to leading universities involved in the training of highly qualified personnel and developing programs for their education and preparation for work in the relevant industries.