Transneft East has become as a partner of the Bratsk Science and Robotics Festival, held at the Bratsk State University.
The event was attended by students of 14 nursery schools and 18 secondary schools of Bratsk. As years go by, the geography of the festival participants expands. This year, the participants included teams from Magistralny and Kezhma Settlements, as well as of Ust-Ilimsk (Irkutsk Region). More than 1.2 thou persons attended the festival.
The contests for young roboticists were held in 8 subjects in different age groups. They submitted robotic developments and scientific projects to the jury.
Winners were awarded diplomas and gifts.
“Robotics is an important educational field. Teaching of the fundamentals of engineering in nursery schools and then in secondary schools is the basic principle for creating the future human resource pool for enterprises that have high technology and knowledge-intensive operations,” said Igor Olekminsky, Нead of the Bratsk Department of Education.