December 04, 2019 – Rusatom Automated Control Systems JSC (RASU JSC) and the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution for Higher Education “Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University” (FSAEI HE SPbPU) signed an agreement on strategic partnership and cooperation in science and technology on the sidelines of Power Grids International Forum in Moscow.

The document was signed by Mr. Alexey Voronin, director of Rusatom Electrical Engineering, branch of Rusatom Automated Control Systems JSC, and Mr. Vitaly Sergeev, vice-rector for research, FSAEI HE SPbPU, corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of Russia. 

The agreement involves the cooperation of the parties in implementation of advanced technical (engineering) solutions, and joint research, development and experimental activities, including the work on current and voltage digital instrument transformers, and monitoring, diagnostics and automation systems for electrical equipment. Special attention was paid to innovative breakthrough technologies in automation of fuel and energy facilities in Russia, and in other industries and markets. 

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“Within the framework of our ambitious goals – to improve the competitiveness of Rosatom’s main business and to enter new rapidly growing markets emerging due to the digital transformation of the power industry – we agreed to provide comprehensive assistance to each other, both in the implementation of breakthrough scientific and technical solutions, and in education for the future specialists and qualification upgrade for the existing personnel”, Alexey Voronin noted. 

“The aim of our cooperation is to do research, development and experimental works, create and further develop innovative breakthrough technologies for the automation of fuel and energy facilities in Russia. As an example of a project for the nearest time, I would mention the development and manufacturing of current and voltage digital instrument transformers, and monitoring, diagnostics and automation systems for electrical equipment”, Vitaly Sergeev said.

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Rusatom Automated Control Systems JSC (RASU JSC) is part of Rosatom State Corporation. The company is the single integrator of I&C and Electrical Engineering businesses. It accumulates the long-term experience of Rosatom’s enterprises in development of automated control systems and comprehensive electrical engineering solutions. RASU performs the full scope of activities, from engineering and design to delivery and commissioning of I&C systems and electrical equipment, both in Russia and abroad.  Since 2019, two more companies of the Russian nuclear industry are under the management of the integrator: JSC Specialized Scientific Research Institute for Instrumentation Engineering (JSC SNIIP) and JSC Institute for Physical and Technical Problems.

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University is one of the leading polytechnic higher education institutions in Russia, a national research university. It includes 10 institutes and 105 departments for technology, physics, arts, economics and other disciplines. In addition to the main institutes, there are special education programs delivered by the polytechnic college, and post-graduate and qualification upgrade courses in different areas. SPbPU is one of the top 5 universities in Russia.