Mr. Gil Taran, Operational Director of iCarnegie, Carnegie Mellon University, visited KFU. Carnegie Mellon University is a key partner of the Tatarstan Government in setting up a university in the future Innopolis, a hi-tech town to be built outside Kazan. Earlier that day, Mr. Gil Taran had met the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov to discuss the details of the IT town development. At the meeting with KFU Rector Ilshat Gafurov and heads of KFU IT-related units prospects of collaboration between the two universities were discussed. According to Mr. Gil Taran, contacts can develop into mutually enriching collaborative relationships.