The Republic of Mordovia has submitted four applications for the second competition of regional food brands "Tastes of Russia". Mordovian gingerbread, natural mineral water, Ichalkovo cheese product and Saransk condensed milk claim to win. The popular vote, during which every resident of Russia will be able to support his favorite product and his region, will be held from October 20 to November 7.
The conversation lasted more than two hours. During this time, the participants of the meeting discussed a wide range of issues related to doing business in the region. It was decided to create an Import Support Center - the organization of a digital service for filing and processing applications for grant support under the Agrostartup program.
The first gastronomic festival "Svoe - Mordovskoe!" was held in Saransk last weekend. The event was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Mordovia and the Russian Union of Rural Youth. Both private traders and enterprises presented their products at the festival. The fair was accompanied by performances of creative teams and the work of a photo zone.
The All-Russian Forum of the Innovation Promotion Fund "From Idea to Business" was held in Saransk. It was attended by representatives of federal institutions for the development of innovative activities, Skolkovo University, large federal innovation companies, as well as representatives of the regional Cabinet of Ministers. The forum was also visited by the Acting Head of the Republic of Mordovia Artyom Zdunov.
In Mordovia, it is planned to create a cyber platform for testing the smart agro model. This is reported by the Center for Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials of the Republic of Mordovia. The platform, combined with digitalization tools, will increase the efficiency of crop production, including in the organic farming segment. The best practices will be replicated in Russia and abroad.
On September 22-25, the qualifying stage of the 67th World Plowing Championship will be held in Mordovia. The venue will be one of the fields of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise "May 1" of the Oktyabrsky district of Saransk. Russia applied for the right to host the world plowing championship back in 2009. And so, in 2022, it will be held in our country for the first time.
The second National Competition of regional food brands "Tastes of Russia" received 620 applications from 78 regions of the country. Three applications for the competition were received by the organizing committee and from food producers from Mordovia. Cheese, condensed milk and mineral water from the depths of the region-13 apply for participation in the show.
Adaptation to climate change and support for environmental projects will become one of the main areas of work of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives. This was announced at a press conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Agency. ASI General Director Svetlana Chupsheva noted that at the federal level, the Ministry of Economic Development has developed a plan for adaptation to climate change. It is important that it be decomposed into management decisions in the regions.
On August 4-5, events dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the canonization of the great naval commander Fyodor Ushakov are being held in Mordovia. Fyodor Ushakov was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church as a locally venerated saint of the Diocese of Saransk and Mordovia. At the same time, the holy relics of the legendary admiral were found in the Sanaksar monastery.
The development of reclamation systems and the implementation of the harvesting campaign in the Republic of Mordovia were discussed at the working meeting by First Deputy Minister Dzhambulat Khatuov and Acting Head of the Region Artyom Zdunov. At the beginning of the week, harvesting operations started in the republic. To date, 5.2 thousand hectares of grain and leguminous crops have been threshed, 14.4 thousand tons have been threshed. This year, the sown area of spring crops in the region amounted to 478.7 thousand hectares, which is 26 thousand hectares more than last year.
The company RM Rail signed a memorandum of cooperation with the research and development center Vagony and the St. Petersburg State University of Railways. The signing took place today as part of the XV International Scientific and Technical Conference "Rolling Stock of the XXI century (ideas, requirements, projects)" in St. Petersburg. The agreement is aimed at expanding research and innovation infrastructure, as well as increasing human resources.
The winners of the 2021 youth competitions of the Presidential Program of Research Projects conducted by the Russian Science Foundation have been announced. According to the results of the competitions, the foundation supported 469 initiative projects of young scientists in the amount of 1.5-2 million rubles annually, 318 youth research groups with funding of 3-6 million rubles.