The MoU was signed on the dates of October 23, 2017 by the Director of TÜBİTAK UME, Dr. Mustafa Çetintaş, and the General Director of VNIIFTRI, Prof. Dr. Sergey I. Donchenko, at the conclusion of a visit to VNIIFTRI by a delegation from TÜBİTAK UME.
The MoU forsees cooperation between the two institutions in fields of mutual interest to encompass actvitities such as:
- Mutual technical support and consulting
- Cooperation on joint research projects
- Exchange of guest researchers
- Exchange of technical know-how, reference data and materials, and publications
- Organization of joint seminars, workshops and training project
The signing of the MoU was followed by a tour of VNIIFTRI’s laboratory facilities and discussions on technical areas of common interest. It was agreed that a delegation from VNIIFTRI would visit TÜBİTAK UME in the months ahead with the aim of finalizing an action list of cooperative activities.