Yakov Silin talked about the international trade fair «INNOPROM». He said that the University signed two cooperation agreements during the event.
July 12, Ural State University of Economics signed an agreement on cooperation with High Technologies Technopark of the Sverdlovsk Region «Universitetsky» in the development of the region's innovation system.
On the same day, an agreement was signed between Ural State University of Economics and M.I. Kalinin Machine-building Plant. A specialized department «Economics and Management at the Enterprise» will be established at USUE, which will conduct the production-oriented educational process and develop programs of additional vocational education for the plant. Cooperation between the university and the plant is expected not only in educational, but also in research and technological development.
«Together with industrial enterprises, business associations, authorities, and banking sector, we train specialists for these sectors of the economy. We need to narrow the gap between the theoretical part of training and practical one.The main objective is integration of the University in the economy of the region,» Yakov Silin said.
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