Boris Kostishko, the Rector of Ulyanovsk State University participates in the scientific and practical conference "Universities – the sources of innovation: on the way to the third mission of the university"
A two-day forum was held at Volga
State Technological University in Yoshkar-Ola. The conference was attended by
representatives of education and science, public administration and business, professional
organizations of the Volga Federal District and the Russian Federation. They
discussed the functions of universities as the centers of the innovation space,
the issues of personnel and scientific provision for the regional economy, the
role of engineering education in enhancing the country's economic potential,
cooperation between universities and enterprises of the defense industry complex,
and many other issues. Boris Kostishko presented his report to colleagues on the role of the flagship
university in the development of the social sphere in the region.
The event is intended to assess the tasks and determine the ways of cooperation between the state, educational organizations, industrial enterprises and business with a view to improving the economic efficiency of both individual regions and the country as a whole.