At a ceremony in Austria, the rectors of the St. Petersburg Mining University and Leoben University of Technology signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation.
The rector of the St. Petersburg University Vladimir Litvinenko was the representative of the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO, of which he is the Chairman of the Board of Governors. Rector Wilfried Eichelseder signed for Leoben University of Technology. The ceremony of signing the agreement was also attended by representatives of the Austrian ministries of technology and research, burgomaster Kurt Wallner and a representative of the presidential administration of Russia.
The International Competence Center based on the St. Petersburg Mining University and the Leoben Technical University signed a cooperation agreement. Vladimir Litvinenko, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Center, and Wilfried Eichelseder, Rector of the Alpine University, signed the document.
Cooperation will involve a number of programs: this is an exchange of students, and joint research work. In addition, the Alpine university will become the coordinator of the work of all higher specialized educational institutions in Austria
The Russian-German raw materials forum ended at St. Petersburg Mining University. Mining experts from two countries discussed problems and solutions.
The agenda of the forum was formed by the problems of global climate change, waste recycling, and the use of hydrogen fuel. The parameters of joint work between the two countries in the near future were outlined
In St. Petersburg, the Russian-German Raw Materials Forum came to an end. The halls of Mining University drew together officials, entrepreneurs and representatives of the scientific community. Jointly, they discussed the most pressing problems and solutions.
Since November 27, 2019, the 12th Russian-German Raw Materials Conference has been held at St. Petersburg Mining University. It serves as an important platform for discussing issues of the current situation and prospects for the development of scientific and technical cooperation in the energy and raw materials sectors between Russia and Germany, as well as for establishing new potential bilateral cooperation projects.
This year, the focus is on the following topics: the development of Russian-German cooperation on sustainable development, the creation of a closed-loop economy, as well as cooperation between the regions of Russia and Germany.
The main buyers of Russian gas are ready to help reduce environmental damage from hydrocarbon production
There is a dilemma: oil and gas are needed for the development of the world, but at the same time their production causes great harm to the environment. Ways to solve this problem were discussed on November 28 at St. Petersburg Mining University at the 12th Russian-German Raw Materials Forum.
Energy development, environmental conservation and regional cooperation: these are the main topics of the 12th Russian-German Raw Materials Forum. It is traditionally held at Mining University. Among the Russian delegates are Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko, Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev, and St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov.
The forum runs from November 27 to 29 at St. Petersburg Mining University and is dedicated to the interaction of the two countries in the development of the energy sector, the efficient use of mineral resources and the search for new technological solutions in the mineral resource complex.
Speaking at the opening of the 12th Russian-German Raw Materials Conference, Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev noted that since its inception in 2006, the forum has done a lot to bring bilateral cooperation between Russia and Germany in the raw materials sector to a qualitatively new level.
Representatives of 49 universities of Germany and Russia, politicians and scientists of the two countries take part in it. The forum participants were welcomed by Federation Council Chairman Valentina Matvienko, St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov, Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev, and Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany Gerd Muller.
On November 27, the 12th Russian-German Raw Materials Conference took start at St. Petersburg Mining University. As part of the event, the governor Alexander Beglov spoke about the friendship of the Northern Capital with Germany. According to him, this forum has become an authoritative platform for resolving issues related to the general technical cooperation of the Russian Federation and Germany.