State defence conglomerate “Ukroboronprom” initiated a scientific-practical conference on innovations in the defense industry complex of Ukraine. The event is scheduled for June in Ukraine’s Southern port city of Odesa.

The conference shall bring together persons of keen intellect
from the country’s leading universities, scientists and manufacturers of weapons and military hardware.

Representatives of the State Concern will introduce and propose for experts’ consideration a draft strategy for research, production and innovation development of companies – members of the Concern.

Ukroboronprom intends to implement the latest world developments, modernize the research and production base, as well as to create the most favorable conditions for technology transfer and education of a new generation of engineers and designers.

All these are integral components of the reform of the defense industry and the State Concern, without these priorities it will be extremely difficult to strengthen country’s defense capacity, stay competitive and move forward. Implementing these priorities should ensure we successfully overcome global challenges and go with the newly shaping trends in military-technical sphere“, Yuriy Husyev, the general director of Ukroboronprom, notes.

As it was reported earlier, State Concern “Ukroboronprom” opened the School of Professional Development for Design Engineers together with National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (KPI). The partnership stipulates for creating a training program for design engineers named after Oleh Antonov. Ukroboronprom is also cooperating with the Kyiv School of Economics, National Aerospace University named after M. Zhukovsky, Odesa National Polytechnic University and another leading educational and scientific institutions.