In fulfillment of the Order of the Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation on the formation of proposals for the implementation of an effective mechanism of training of highly qualified engineering personnel for the domestic robotics industry, RTC has initiated the development of the project dedicated to the creation and implementation of Educational Science and Technology Platform “Robotics and Mechatronics 2100” (hereinafter – ESTP “Robotics and Mechatronics 2100”). The first presentation of the project to the potential participants of ESTP “Robotics and Mechatronics 2100” was held in March 2015 in the framework of the meeting organized with the support of Ministry of Education of Russia on the basis of RTC. The project attracted interest and received a positive evaluation of the representatives of the executive authorities of Saint Petersburg, research organizations, higher education institutions, the business community present at the meeting.
The participants of the meeting shared their successful experience of implementation of progressive educational technologies in the educational process, including holding the youth robotic competitions, contests involving pupils and students engaged in scientific and technical creativity, development of distance learning programs, distribution of the unified hardware and software complex for practical training in robotics.
For the purposes of formation of proposals and implementation of state policy in the field of development of domestic robotics, development of a unified concept and program of activities of ESTP “Robotics and Mechatronics 2100”, it was decided to establish the Coordinating Council on Robotics at the Russian Ministry of Education.
According to the decision of the meeting minutes, RTC was appointed the Coordinator of the Project on creation and implementation of ESTP “Robotics and Mechatronics 2100”.
RTC is tasked with the development and implementation of the concept, the program of activities of ESTP “Robotics and Mechatronics 2100”, the formation of its composition, and these tasks are successfully completed by the Institute specialists.