The secretary general of DFG made the report in NRU MGSU!
Within the Russian-German VI week of the young scientist "Urbanistics: the city of the future" holging in NRU MGSU the secretary general of the German scientific organization (DFG) Dorathea Dzvonnek made a report for the participants of the forum. The German research and development Community (DFG) is formed in 1951 and it is the biggest organization in Europe, financing the academic researches in Germany and other countries. DFG is engaged in support and promotion of outstanding projects on a competitive basis, consultation of the government about the policy and science, assistance in international cooperation, support of young scientists, creation of communications between science and the industry. One of key priorities of DFG is integration of Central and Eastern Europe in European Atomic Energy Community. Mrs. Dzvonnek explain in detail to young scientists about how the German system of the state and private support of scientific activities works like, about development of scientific contacts and communications with the goal to make scientific activities the most effective (what is actually the mail goals of DFG). She noticed that now the scientific organizations are often not able to incur completely expenses on perspective researches. In such cases they have the support of the international organizations, such as DFG. DFG is ready to support any interesting scientific development, from archeology and construction to informatics. The Department of DFG works in Russia since 2003, 250 applications for carrying out joint Russian-German programs were received since that time. In the last two years 35 million euros were given for support of these researches. In total DFG disposes of the annual budget in 3 billion euros. At the same time Mrs. Dzvonnek emphasized that the political situation doesn't render any influence on making decision on support of this or that project, practically scientists estimate scientists and only from these point they make their decisions. "Scientific research has no limits, - marked the secretary general. – in science it is possible to reach quickly agreements on cooperation, without taking into consideration the political situation". According to Mrs. Dzvonnek the Week of the young scientist in NRU MGSU – an important stage in development of the Russian-German scientific communications, her subject "Urbanistics: the city of the future" has good perspectives, and several joint programs can claim for support to the organization. The CEO also marked the high level of the university laboratories equipment, in particular, in her opinion, the unique aerodynamic tube of university can be used for carrying out long-term international researches. In conclusion Mrs. Dzvonnek wished to the Russian scientists to build as soon as possible "frame conditions" (that is conditions of the most effective interaction between the Government, the scientific organizations and production), similar to Germans but in our country and that the young scientists could work already in new realities providing the greatest feedback and a direct connection with the European scientific community.