Site news 3.10.2012
On October, 2nd 2012 in Moscow the Bauman Moscow State Technical University joined in the memorandum regarding the creation of an innovation territorial cluster “Gas-turbine machinery and power engineering” (Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region).
The fact that one of Russia’s best technical universities chose to join the cluster shows and proves the importance and scientific significance of the cluster development program.
The main activity of the university in the frame of the “Gas-turbine machinery and power engineering” cluster will be its participation in the programs of the Technology transfer center now under construction; conducting together with other cluster participants of research on the development of break-through technologies used in gas-turbine machinery and power engineering; creating jointly with educational and research organizations in the cluster of training programs; training of personnel for the local companies using the cluster’s teaching infrastructure and the state-of-the-art teaching methods.
The program of development of the innovation territorial cluster “Gas-turbine machinery and power engineering” is aimed at upgrading the scientific and production potential of the cluster companies and creating in Rybinsk an environment that would facilitate the development of high-tech and innovation-driven small and medium-sized entrepreneurship.
The companies in the innovation territorial cluster “Gas-turbine machinery and power engineering” altogether constitute a unified research and technology chain of building gas-turbine engines and industrial power plants, - NPO Saturn (cluster coordinator), the Rybinsk State Aviation Technical University (the main higher education institution of the cluster), Saturn-Gas turbines, SatIZ, VolgAero, ReMO, NIR, several Rybinsk-based small-sized innovation businesses and leading Russian educational and research institutions.
Research and production association Saturn OJSC – an engine-building company specialized in design, manufacture and aftermarket support of gas-turbine engines for military and civil aviation, the Navy boats and power-generation and gas-pumping installations. NPO Saturn OJSC is part of the United engine corporation managing company OJSC.