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Plekhanov Russian University of Economics signs Cooperation Agreement with BitBaza Ltd
16 January
Campus news

​January 15, 2018, PRUE solemnly signed the Cooperation Agreement with a developer, producer and equipment provider for cryptocurrency mining, blockchain applications development and holding ICO BitBaza Ltd. The cooperation envisages joint scientific and applied research, the development of blockchain-based applications for the digital transformation of Economics and business, as well as the creation and implementation of educational and acceleration programs in the field of digital economy.


Vitaliy Minashkin, vice-rector for research, opened the event; he pointed out the importance of digital economy today: "For us all it is vital to develop digital technologies, and to train highly qualified personnel in this sphere. There is no doubt that one of our key directions is digital economy, we rely on the cooperation with BitBaza and we are ready to start its realization of joint educational projects, acceleration programs, and organizing researches". Director General of BitBaza Ltd Daniil S. Zakomolkin in his welcoming speech thanked the University's rector V.I. Grishin and director of Institute of management and social-economical designing Surova N. Yu., and underlined the significance of the Agreement: "We are now entering the fourth industrial revolution as the new digital era in the development of mankind. In Russia the development of the digital economy and cross-cutting technologies, one of which is the blockchain, defined in the Government program "Digital economy of the Russian Federation" and our company as a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of equipment for mining cryptocurrency blockchain development applications and carrying out the ICO will do the best possible to create the world's best training programs for digital transformation as a competitive advantage of Russian business. With your name and with our knowledge we will make very much."


Director of Institute of management and social-economical designing of PRUE, member of Expert Council of the State Duma for digital economy and blockchain technologies Nadezhda Surova pointed out that the joint project "Scientific and innovational park of digital economy" is directed to development of such technologies as virtual reality, IoT, industry 4.0, robotics and AI.


After speeches, the parties signed the Agreement, wished each other a fruitful cooperation and success in the joint work.