On June 19, 2017 in Moscow in the framework of the VIII International Forum Atomexpo-2017 JSC Rusatom Service and the National Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (INSTN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The companies agreed on expanding bilateral cooperation in the nuclear energy field, regarding education and training of personnel.
The agreement was signed by the General Director, Evgeny Salkov, from INSTN, Philippe Corréa, the Director of the National Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology.
The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding is the development of cooperation between companies in the fields of research and training of personnel in nuclear science, and technology in support of human resource development for existing and under-construction nuclear power plants and models of research facilities.
ATOMEXPO-2017 IX International Forum in Moscow has gathered 6.5 thousand participants from 65 countries, including Russia and four countries that take part in the Forum for the first time: Colombia, Sudan, Sri-Lanka and Ethiopia. The Forum is attended by 33 official governmental delegations from different countries of the world, as well as 100 companies from the global nuclear industry and associated industries. The business programme of the Forum envisages 13 round tables on relevant topics. The main theme of the Forum this year is Nuclear Technologies: Safety, Environment, Sustainability.