The conference about science and innovations in the Arctic was opened in Salekhard
9:12 4 декабря 2014
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The scientific conference on exploration of the Arctic – a new round in development of domestic science and innovations started in Salekhard. Leading Russian scientists, specialists of branch universities and oil-gas companies are participating in it.
A deputy governor, the director of the department of international and external economic relations Alexander Mazharov opened the conference. As he notes, during the latest years the government of the region regularly attracts scientists to solving of the most serious problems standing before the society and the power in the Far North. Yearly expeditions «Yamal-Arctic» and ecological activities on Beliy Island are among the most successful initiatives. Cleaning of the island from industrial wastes will be completed in 2017. Further the island will become the important center for scientific researches in the Arctic. As Alexander Mazharov tells, now the scientific stationary center works on Beliy Island. It is equipped with necessary equipment and satellite communication, includes accommodation and scientific modules. It is planned to open analogous stationary centers on the Gydan peninsula and in the district of Sabetta. Also he tells that this year the government of Yamal together with the Security Council of the Russian Federation created the Russian center for exploration of the Arctic. Science waited for appearing of this center during long time. It can unite Russian scientists for research of the arctic zone and to coordinate work of the power and the business in this region.
During two days the participants of the conference will discuss priorities of state scientific and technical policy in the Arctic, education of senior managers for northern territories, preservation of traditional culture of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, will tell about the results of medical, biological and ecological researches.
On the exhibition of innovative products and scientific technologies the scientists of Yamal will present food products made on the basis of local herbal raw materials, will show equipment, which is used for conducting of integrated scientific researches.