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SMART AGRO BRICS+ Conference

We are pleased to inform you that the Skolkovo Foundation and Open University Skolkovo (OpUS) will be hosting a “SmartAgro BRICS+”  Summer Camp for young scientists and entrepreneurs at Skolkovo Innovation Centre from 3-8 July 2016...

MART AGRO BRICS+ Conference

Open University, Skolkovo, Russia

3-8 July 2016

We are pleased to inform you that the Skolkovo Foundation and Open University Skolkovo (OpUS) will be hosting a “SmartAgro BRICS+”  Summer Camp for young scientists and entrepreneurs at Skolkovo Innovation Centre from 3-8 July 2016, and hereby invite young scientists from South Africa to take part in this event.

The forthcoming Summer Camp “SmartAgro BRICS+” will focus on the use of high-tech solutions in the agro-industrial complex and will specifically emphasise collaboration between experts from Russia and other BRICS countries. It will also highlight the opportunities for international scientific and technological cooperation. The participants will be selected from a number of young researchers and developers focused on creating high-tech solutions in agriculture who are keen on cross-border projects and oriented towards global markets. The programme will be offered in English.

Who is eligible to take part:


Masters students and young scientists from universities and research institutions, technology entrepreneurs and corporate professionals focused on the creation of popular and competitive solutions and technologies for agriculture. Participants should be between the ages of 18-35. Priority will be given to candidates from the following fields: genetics and breeding, soil microbiology, plants as biofactories, cellular and genetic engineering biotechnologies, the IoT technology solutions, services based on satellites and UAV for precision farming and new materials for agriculture.

PLEASE NOTE THAT INTERESTED STUDENTS ARE TO COVER THEIR OWN COST OF PARTICIPATION.

For further information, please see the attached announcement.

For registration details please visit: http://sk.ru/opus/p/summer-camp-2016.aspx

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