University scientists, headed by the Rector Vladimir Trukhachev, discussed cooperation in the field of strawberry cultivation technologies with business representatives speaking on behalf of the Agricultural Technologies Commercialization and Implementation Fund of the Republic of Korea. The parties signed a cooperation agreement. A joint project of the RT SAU and the Korean Fund involves characteristics quality testing of the Korean strawberry varieties and the efficiency of Korean-made agricultural equipment.
The implementation of the project is planned on the basis of the Edelstein Vegetable Experimental Station for the next five years.
The project involves not only solving scientific problems, but also the opportunity to familiarize bachelors and masters of the Timiryazev Academy with the Korean technology of growing strawberries, and the publication of scientific articles. There are also plans to create a modern demonstration platform for business attraction.