Kazan University pitched its development strategy to the Priority 2030 commission
The presentation was made in Moscow on 19 September.
In its new strategy, KFU plans to prioritize personal healthcare, green economy, IT, materials design, human potential, individualized learning, and intelligent knowledge management. For the pitch, the University chose the Territorial Leadership track, focused on fostering regional development in innovation and staff training. Rector Ilshat Gafurov noted that KFU plans to comprehensively contribute to the Republic of Tatarstan’s ambitious plans for the new decade – which include increasing the province’s gross regional product 2.6-fold by 2030.
Russia’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education launched the Priority 2030 initiative on 24 June 2021. First roadmaps were presented on 10 September, and the total number of participants is now 187. At least 100 universities will be admitted to the program, and each of them is poised to receive at least 100 million rubles a year. There will also be specialized grants for thematic projects with substantially higher funding.
Source text: Leisan Zakirova
Translation: Yury Nurmeev