Lobachevsky University selected for participation in the Priority 2030 grant program
On September 27, during a press conference at the TASS News Agency, Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, presented the results of Priority 2030, the largest competition for state support to universities in Russia’s history.
Overall, 106 universities from 49 Russian cities will receive the basic grant component of 100 million roubles.
More than 60% of the institutions of higher education included in the programme are regional universities. There are also 28 universities from Moscow and 11 from St Petersburg, while 67 universities are located in 47 other cities representing all federal districts of the Russian Federation.
The Priority 2030 programme has included 80 universities run by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and 10 by the Ministry of Health, five by the Ministry of Culture and four by the Ministry of Agriculture. The total number of strategic projects to be carried out by all Priority 2030 participants amounts to 409. A detailed list of the winners can be found here.
Lobachevsky University continues to participate in the programme and aims to be among the 18 best universities to receive a special grant in the Research Leadership track.
The Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education announced the launch of the Priority 2030 programme on 24 June 2021. The programme aiming to boost Russia's competitiveness in education, science and technology is designed for 10 years and will be implemented in two phases: 2021-2025 and 2025-2030.