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15 December 2017


On December 14, at the Inter-University Forum "Flagship Universities - Drivers of Regional Development" held in Belgorod, the results of the competitive selection of university centers of innovation, technological and social development of Russian regions were announced. The contest was held within the framework of the priority project "Universities as Centers of the Area for Creating Innovation". Applications for participation in the contest were submitted by 121 universities from 63 entities of the Russian Federation. Following the necessary examination procedures, 51 universities from all over the country were granted the right to be called the University Center of Innovative, Technological and Social Development of the respective region. In the Nizhny Novgorod region, Lobachevsky University was recognized as the Center of Innovation Development, Alexeev Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University as the Center of Technological Development and Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University as the Center of Social Development. The aim of creating university centers is to engage universities in solving the problems of sustainable social and economic development of the country, its regions and municipalities.