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WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH CENTERS

According to the Russian President Order No. 204 from May 7, 2018 an array of World-Class Research Centers (WCRC) is to be established across the Russian Federation. To this end, an Open Competition among Russian science and education centers will be carried out to select those institutions, which could be qualified to become WCRC.
PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION TIMELINE
Number of WCRC to be established as part of the «Science» national project:
7
in 2020
10
in 2021
16
in 2023
WCRC TYPES TO BE ESTABLISHED IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
WCRC formation will include the network of international mathematical centers and centers for genome research, which will boost the R&D sector.
Genome Research Centers International Math Centers WCRC working in National Science and Technology Priority Areas
* Priority areas covered by the Scientific and Technological Development Strategy of the Russian Federation
EXPECTED PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR WCRC BY 2024
INDICATOR EXPECTED VALUE BY 2024
Number of young researchers and students involved in educational programs, research and R&D projects implemented by world-class research centers 9200
Increase in the number of leading Russian and foreign scientists working in world-class research centers 1.3 times
Number of scientific articles published by the WCRC authors in Q1 and Q2 refereed journals (Web of Science Core Collection / Scopus), no less than 725
Effectiveness of scientific equipment at the centers for genomic research and WCRC working in National Science and Technology Priority Areas (measured as the ratio of the actual operation time of scientific equipment to the maximum possible time of its operation for a year), no less than 75%
Share of WCRC research conducted by young scientists, no less than 15%