An award ceremony was held in Kazan on 13th December.
Provincial leadership was prominently featured in the ceremony. In particular, President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov gave away prizes to you innovators, one of whom was a KFU IT Lyceum pupil, Danila Yudin.
Prime Minister of Tatarstan Aleksey Pesoshin was the one to award social innovations, and Kazan University was represented there as well, this time by Associate Professor of Naberezhnye Chelny Institute Diana Grigoryeva. She took away her accolade for a questionnaire project called “Betterment of information systems of pharmacies”. The objective was to find out correlations between advertising and purchases of self-prescribed drugs.
As Vice-Rector for Innovation Dmitry Pashin noted, 28 submissions were made by KFU. He said that quality was prioritized over quantity. In other news, the Investment and Venture Fund of Tatarstan, which had held its meeting before the award show started, decided to establish an inter-university center for technology transfer. So far, Kazan Federal University, Kazan State Power Engineering University, Kazan National Research Technical University, and Kazan National Research Technological University have joined.
Other winners from KFU in various nominations were:
Innovation Start nomination – “Energy-saving and resource-saving technology for the production of depressing-dispersing dopants for modified petroleum fuels” (Dinar Valiev, 1st Category Engineer, Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies);
Digital Economy nomination – “Threat assessment and prognosis of the development of blockchain technology and its influence on the financial sector of the Republic of Tatarstan” (Leonid Elshin, Institute of Management, Economics and Finance);
Nano Impulse nomination – “Super-lens based on a disordered metamaterial with degenerate dielectric permittivity for optical visualization systems with nanometer resolutions” (Sergey Kharintsev, Associate Professor, Institute pf Physics).
Five employees of the Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology won scholarships from Svyazinvestneftekhim:
“Bioinducing hydrogels with active microelements for efficient regeneration of wound defects” (Abdulla Yergeshov);
“Methods of target delivery of chemotherapy medications for efficient treatments of oncological diseases” (Tikhon Prudnikov);
“Medication for persisting skin wounds based on fat mesenchymal stem cell-derived microvesicles” (Valeriya Syromyatnikova);
“New method of immunotherapy of oncological diseases based on autologous genetically modified patient stem cells” (Darya Chulpanova);
“Biomedical cell medication based on T-cells with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR-T) for immunotherapy of solid tumors” (Aygul Valiullina).
Two more researchers from the same Institute were awarded by Khimgrad:
“Multi-gene medication for ischemic diseases” (Dilara Gatina);
“New medication based on derivatives of trichothecene with double bond in C-8-C-9 position for infectious diseases and cancers in humans” (Rinat Mukhammadiev).