The World Festival of Youth and Students was held in Sochi from 14 to 22 October 2017. For the first time in its history the Festival events included the New Technologies & Innovations Exhibition organized at the initiative of the Youth Coordination Council of Minpromtorg (Ministry of Industry & Trade) with assistance of the foundation «Ot Vinta» (startup). This exhibition presented over 125 ground-breaking projects of students and young professionals related to aviation, space, transport, medicine, ecology and industrial innovations.
Young scientists of the Krylov Centre presented their projects in the exhibition spaces of Minpromtorg. Krylov’s showcases included:
The projects were presented and explained to the festival visitors as well as high-placed officials and top managers of major companies. Krylov’s booth was visited by D. V. Manturov (Minister of Industry and Trade), G. M. Kadyrova (Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade), A.A. Uchenov (Director of Strategic Development & Corporate Policy Department, Minpromtorg), M.V. Zakharova (Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation), N.N. Tsukanov (Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North-Western Federal District), S.V. Kiriyenko (First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia, Head of Russian Organizing Committee of the World Festival of Youth and Students), A.E. Likhachev (General Director of ROSATOM), A.V. Torkunov (MGIMO Rector, Russian diplomat, politician), S.G. Novikov (Head of Presidential Department for Social Projects), A.S. Misharin (First Vice President of Russian Railways), V.A. Gapanovich (Senior Advisor to President of Russian Railways), E.O. Serova (Hero of Russia, former cosmonaut, test engineer at Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Center), A.D.Zhukov (First Vice Chairman of the State Duma), M.A. Abyzov (Minister for Open Government affairs), A. A. Vasserman (Russian social commentator, TV host, political consultant).