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The heads of the S&T ministries of Russia and Germany signed the Roadmap for cooperation in the field of education, science, research and innovation

Within the working visit of the German Federal Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek, bilateral negotiations took place in the Government House of the Russian Federation. The Road Map is a comprehensive document aimed at expanding bilateral cooperation on a whole range of topics, in particular, in the development of large scale research infrastructures, joint research projects in the priority areas of science and technology for both countries.
As Mr. Mikhail Kotyukov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, noted, Germany is a leader in the number of joint research projects supported by the Federal Target Program “Research and Development in Priority Areas for the Development of the Scientific and Technological Complex of Russia for 2014-2020”. In total, since 2014, 81 research projects have been supported with the participation of Germany (48 bilateral and 33 multilateral). The Road map that we have signed today is intended to build a sustainable foundation for cooperation and multiply acchieved results.

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