University Rector Vladimir Trukhachev held a working meeting with Vitaly Vovk, General Director of BELARUS Minsk Tractor Works OJSC (“MTW”). The colleagues discussed the interaction directions between the university and "MTW" Company in the field of educational and scientific activities and concluded a cooperation agreement. The interaction between the university and the Minsk Tractor Works will affect several areas at once – training of engineering personnel, joint technical testing of tractors, participation in grants, and many other. One of the goals of long-term cooperation was the unification of science and industry.
After the official meeting, the Belarusian colleagues were introduced to the material and technical equipment of the university and the students of Timiryazev Academy. During the conversation, the distinguished guest emphasized that the doors of the Minsk Tractor Plant are now officially open for students practical training.
Minsk Tractor Works is one of the eight largest manufacturers of agricultural machinery in the world. Today the company employs over 16 thousand people.
Rector of the RT SAU Vladimir Trukhachev held a working meeting with representatives of the “Trimble” company. The topic of the meeting was creation of a new demonstration center and laboratory on the site of the university. “Trimble” employees presented a roadmap for the implementation of the scientific and educational activities project and industrial partnership. The colleagues discussed the advanced training courses organization for the vast variety of agricultural specialists. The launch of the project of scientific and educational activities and industrial partnership is scheduled for September 2021.
For over 35 years, “Trimble” has created unique positioning tools to help customers grow their businesses. With more than 1,000 patents, the company provides the broadest selection of positioning solutions in the industry. “Trimble” products are used in more than 150 countries around the world.
The scientific and educational laboratory will create conditions for the specialists training capable of effective professional activity, quick adaptation in modern conditions and possessing the latest banking technologies. The new laboratory will host classes in the field of agricultural economics, banking, as well as research to solve real business problems using artificial intelligence.
The rector expressed his conviction that the scientific and educational laboratory will allow integrating the educational process with real business processes. On behalf of the entire staff of the Timiryazev Academy, Rector Vladimir Trukhachev expressed gratitude to the Joint Stock Company "Rosselkhozbank" and personally to the Chairman of the Bank's Management Board Boris Listov for the fruitful joint work and the opportunity to create such a technological scientific and educational laboratory.
This year the “KWS RUS” company launched a course of training lectures for the Timiryazev Academy students-plant breeders. Classes are held weekly. The last speaker was Dietrich Hauer, breeder of the KWS Sugar Beet Department. The topic of the lesson was the selection of sugar beets in Germany.
The speaker shared with the students new directions in breeding, genetics and seed production of high-yielding sugar beet hybrids in Germany. The participants learned the details of the complex processes of creating a new beet varieties and all the subtleties of the breeding process, which takes more than 8 years. The lecture sparked a lively discussion among students, who had many questions for the speaker.
Based on the results of the training, students will be selected for practical training at the experimental station of KWS RUS LLC in the Lipetsk region and at enterprises in Germany. Also, upon completion of the training course, six of the most active and interested students will receive personal scholarships from the KWS company.
The main agricultural university of the country opens its doors for high school students, graduates of technical schools and colleges to talk about the professions in demand in the modern agricultural sector. A rich and exciting program awaits the guests.
The event starts on April 17th at 10:00 in the educational building number 29 at 44 Bolshaya Akademicheskaya street, building 4.
To become a participant of the Open House Day, you need to register on the website openday.timacad.ru
Future applicants and their parents will get acquainted with the agricultural, engineering and humanitarian areas of training, with the conditions and procedure for admission to the university, the historical and modern traditions of the Timiryazev Academy.