In the Tambov region will create an innovative scientific and technological center

© Flickr / Dima OstrovskyЗдание of administration of the Tambov regionIn the Tambov region will create an innovative scientific and technological center© Flickr / Dima Ostrovsky

. Authorities in Tambov region have begun to develop a project of innovation scientific and technological centre «Michurinskiy valley» — Institute of Federal significance, which will perform the functions of coordination and scientific support of major projects in agricultural production, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

«Project «Michurinsky valley» is an innovative platform for scientific research and development, their implementation in agricultural production. It is the organization of the agro-industrial Park for domestic and foreign enterprises, and the creation of a trading platform for contracts for the acquisition of innovative technologies and products of innovative production», — said the Agency interlocutor.

At a meeting with representatives of Federal agencies and the scientific community, the Governor of Tambov region Alexander Nikitin, who will head the working group of the project, said that the project STC «Michurinskiy valley» in harmony with the country’s economy.

«As a flagship project, we propose to consider the creation of the innovation scientific-technological centre «Michurinskiy valley», which will be the new institution of Federal significance, intended to implement the transfer of innovations from Federal research organizations and branches of RAS in agricultural and biological areas in the practical activities of agricultural enterprises», — the press service quoted the words of Nikitin.