SC "Ukroboronprom" and the National Transport University of Ukraine will cooperate in implementation of innovations for equipment modernization and production of high-tech defense products .The relevant memorandum was signed by UKROBORONPROM Deputy Director General for Development Arthur Heruvimov and rector of the university Mykola Dmytrychenko, February 29.
"Effective use of NTU scientific, technical and industrial potential for the needs of the defense sector – both for domestic market and for export purposes – is the priority of our cooperation", – said UKROBORONPROM Deputy Director General for Development.
According to the agreement, the State Concern will use educational and research potential of the university, while assisting in student training, organizing onsite and practical training for students. UKROBORONPROM specialists will participate in defining the subject of course works and dissertations. To encourage research activities of young scientists in the field of defense scholarships (grants) will be introduced. University graduates will have a chance to be employed by UKROBORONPROM enterprises.
UKROBORONPROM is successfully cooperating with almost 50 Ukrainian universities, attracting scientific potential to solving production issues. Among them – the legendary Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, NTUU "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute," NTU “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”. This cooperation proved to be effective. In particular, domestic UAV – developed by students of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute – has improved warfare capabilities of the Ukrainian Army.