An international scientific cooperation program
International science in the best interest of Russia
A part of the Strategy for Development of Science and Texhbology and the national project “Science”
The mega-grants are a program for international cooperation of Russian universities and scientific foundations with world-class researchers and leading foreign research and education centers in the domains of science, education, and innovation. The program was launched on 09 April 2010 with the issue of the Decree No. 220 by the Government of the Russian Federation.
"The mega-grant programme has become the landmark of Russia in the domain of international scientific and technological cooperation. It promotes integration of our country into the global environment, it has gained high significance not only from the scientific viewpoint but in the context of the external policies. The programmе helps to achieve structural shifts in the management of the whole Russian science."