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Agreement about French-Russian Scientific Center signed
Scientists from Russia and France signed an agreement about establishment of mutual scientific center, TASS reports. The center will be founded with support from French National Center for Scientific Research and five Russian scientific institutions, including Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences and others.
A new scientific institution will be named after French mathematician and engineer Jean-Victor Poncelet. A gala ceremony of agreement signature was held in the French Embassy. According to Ambassador of France to Russia Jean-Maurice Ripert, scientists of both countries wish to continue their research activities together. He has underlined that the main outcome of this agreement signature should become the fact that Moscow and Paris would continue to be proud of their young scientists.
The new center will conduct mutual research activities in the field of fundamental and applied mathematics, theoretical physics and informatics. Besides, the center will deal with promotion of scientific collaboration.