Academician Gennady Krasnikov has been elected the new head of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The Russian Academy of Sciences has a new leader. He chose Academician Gennady Krasnikov. They learned the results of the secret ballot. 1070 people attended. This is enough to recognize that the elections have already taken place in the first round. To win, all you had to do was get the majority of votes. Krasnikov eventually won by a wide margin. It was supported by 871 scholars.

Here is what the new head of the Russian Academy of Sciences himself said about his tasks: “We must attract additional funding, including that, on the one hand, our research must be of an applied nature. And when there is such a potential, we see that the innovative companies and industry will be willing to invest in the development of science when they see what results can be obtained.This is the first.

Second, it is very important that the researchers and the government and the relevant officials explain the potential of their research, that is, what the potential could be for the country if this research and development is completed and, in fact, if the expectations are met that the researchers have. “.

Krasnikov became an Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 2008. In recent years, he also served as Academician-Secretary of the Department of Nanotechnology and Information Technology and Head of the Research Institute of Molecular Electronics.

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