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Cooperation between Russian and French scientists discussed in Paris

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Cooperation between Russian and French scientists discussed in Paris


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The development of bilateral cooperation between Russia and France in the scientific field was discussed in Paris during Russian-French Scientific Dialogue seminar and workshop, the Rossotrudnichestvo website reports. The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation acted as its organizer.

Representatives of leading Russian universities, ministries and departments were among the participants. They were joined by Russian diplomats.

French scientific community studied Science National project and the large scientific infrastructure that operates in Russia. In particular, scientists from France were told about the NIKA and PIK accelerators, noting that their capabilities for conducting a variety of experiments cannot be overstated.

Guests from Russia called on their French colleagues to become more actively involved in major Russian projects.

Speakers at the forum expressed confidence that the interaction between scientists of the two countries is progressing successfully. It is being implemented as part of the Kholmogorov bilateral program. In addition, scientists from France took part in competitions for «mega grants» from the Ministry of Education and Science.

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