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Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University Innovative Development
MISSION OF THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY IS DETERMINED BY THE EXCLAVE NATURE OF THE KALININGRAD REGION Strategic Development Objective Mission of IKBFU is to provide long-term competitiveness of the exclave Kaliningrad region surrounded by the EU states by means of establishing a reputable, high-level research and education centre in the Baltic Sea region. is to develop the University that would be renown and recognizable among other leading Russian universities, ensuring high technological standards in the region and training highly qualified specialists with excellent career perspectives in any place of the world.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 140 R&D total Общий объем value (MN НИР, млн руб. RUR) 120 100 80 60 Финансирова Value of по ние НИР R&D projects зарубежным financed программам и within грантам, млн international руб. 40 20 programmes, MN RUR 11 10 20 09 20 20 08 07 20 20 06 05 20 20 04 20 20 03 0 Research and development activities at IKBFU are conducted within 36 major scientific directions. The period of 2008 -2012 was marked by 5 -fold intensification in research activities. 145 projects with a total value of about 140 MN RUR (of which 70 MN – applied research, mainly in natural sciences and technology) were carried out in 2012. 140 professors and 500 associate professors, young scientists, Ph. D poststudents and undergraduates are diploma and undergraduates involved in the University research. are involved in the University research. Intensive modernization of research and laboratory facilities as well as human capacity building form the basis of the federal university development strategy
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The University trains highly qualified research staff members – candidates of science and doctors of science • • 36 fields in post-diploma studies; 7 – internship and residency studies; 5 – higher doctorate; 140 doctors of science and 500 candidates of science; • 610 post-diploma students; • 10 Dissertation Councils. Dynamics of increase in research MN RUR (prognosis)
VICE-RECTOR FOR DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING OF IKBFU Timur Gareev, Dr. , Associate Professor. In 2007 -2008 he developed and managed the implementation of the University Innovative Education Programme within the national priority project “Education”. In the period 2008 -2014 he elaborated a mechanism of the Innovation Park development including invitation of renown scholars and researchers to IKBFU. T. Gareev is a founder and coordinator of the IKBFU Development Programme, author of the University development strategy for 2013 -2020 and a concept of the Research and Education Park “Fabrika”. Dr. Gareev’s research interests include regional, institutional and development economics.
DEPARTMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING Activity Spheres qidentification of IKBFU promising opportunities and threats; qdetermination of strategic development priorities and aims as well as the role of University research and education departments in their pursuing; qelaboration and implementation of a complex of activities ensuring the achieving of IKBFU strategic development objectives; qpreparation and introduction of strategic planning documentation on the University and departmental levels; qcoordination of activities carried out by those involved in strategic planning and events specified in the strategic planning documents; qresearch, technical, information, resource and staff facilitation of strategic planning.
DEPARTMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING The Department is subordinate to the Vice-Rector for Development and Strategic Planning Dr. Timur Gareev. Head Danil Azhinov q. Co-author of the IKSUR Programme of Innovation Infrastructure Development; q. Co-author of the IKBFU Development Programme and Development Strategy for 2011 -2020; q. Head of the project aimed at conducting a process audit at IKBFU. Deputy Head Margarita Yudina The Department comprises 2 units: Strategy Unit Analysis and Prognosis Unit
RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY PARK “FABRIKA” In 2014, the R&T Park “Fabrika” was opened. It comprises research and development laboratories of various profile: Opening of the R&T Park “Fabrika” was named “Opening of the Year” by experts of the regional award “PROFI – Results of 2014”.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTRE “INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES” Established in June 2011. Director of the R&E Centre - Mikhail Plisov. Structure of the R&E Centre: Department of High-Performance Computing The Department was established for facilitation and exploitation of the high-performance computing cluster. The cluster was purchased within the National Priority Project “Education”. CISCO Academy Training of specialists with CCNA level in the framework of certified courses. International Testing Centre Prometric The Centre is aimed at professional certification in the IT sphere (nearest centres of such kind are situated in Moscow and St-Petersburg) The Centre offers certification opportunities not only for undergraduate and post-diploma students of IKBFU, but also for staff members of many leading regional organizations. International Testing Centre Pearson VUE offers a full range of services in the data management tests elaboration and organizes examinations through the vast and most reliable testing centres network in the world covering 165 countries.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTRE “FUNCTIONAL NANOMATERIALS” Director of the R&E Centre - Dr. Aleksandr Goikhman Main Competences: • X-Ray Optics: Creation of appliances focalizing X-Ray Radiation; Creation of coverings for these appliances; Testing of elements and appliances in synchrotron sources; Creation of a Laboratory Synchrotron. • Nanobiotechnologies: Elaboration and production of functional bioactive coverings applicable in medical diagnostics. • Nanoelectronics: Research and synthesis of functional polycrystal oxides as well as testing of their usage as tunnel isolators in crystal thin-film structures of magnetic tunnel transition. • Nanotechnologies in Energy Saving: Elaboration of methods aimed at creation of nanostructures for energy saving systems controlling condition and management of technological processes as well as management of equipment and independent power supply systems.
STRUCTURE OF THE R&E CENTRE “FUNCTIONAL NANOMATERIALS” Laboratory of Pulsed Laser Deposition and Atomic Layer Deposition Laboratory of Ion Beam Assisted Deposition Laboratory of Micro- and Nanostructures
R&D INSTITUTE OF APPLIED INFORMATICS AND MATHEMATICAL GEOPHYSICS. Director: Gennady Erokhin, Prof. Dr. AIM: To conduct fundamental and applied research in the field of applied informatics and mathematical geophysics as well as introduce research results to the economic and social sphere of the Kaliningrad region and the Russian Federation as a whole. Research and innovative activity of the Institute is carried out within the following priority directions and spheres: • mathematical geophysics; • grid computing and super-computer technologies; • applied information and space-based technologies of environment conservation; • applied information systems for education, public health and management.
LABORATORY “CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY” Head of the Laboratory - Dr. Svetlana Babak, Leading clinical pharmacologist of the Kaliningrad region. Laboratory capacities: • therapeutic drug monitoring; • determination of the nature of drug-protein interrelation; • determination of a structural formula of the unknown target; • determination of the bioavailability of a medical agent in a specified organism; • determination of factors leading to undesirable side effects in the course of drug treatment; • analysis of oligonucleotide substitution; • analysis of the multidrug carriers activity; • prognosis of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of drugs on the basis of pharmacogenetical testing.
LABORATORY OF PSYCHOIMMUNOLOGY Head of the Laboratory – Oleg Bukhtoyarov, MD. The Laboratory was established to study the chronic stress influence on higher nervous activity and immune system functions of a human. Main research directions: • elaboration of the psychogenic blastomatosis concept; the essence of which is in the induction of malignant neoplastic process under the influence of chronic psychoemotional stress factors; • elaboration of the life goal dominant idea disclosing the nature of chronic psychoemotional stress development in a human • elaboration of a strategy of anti-relapsing psychoimmunological rehabilitation of oncology patients; • Elaboration and clinical approbation of a skin test (antitumoral test) for specific antitumoral activity assessment of the immune system.
LABORATORY OF MOLECULAR AND GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES Head of the Laboratory – Dr. Ilya Mazunin Main research directions: • elaboration of molecular-genetic diagnostic methods for diseases related to mt. DNA mutations; • elaboration of an algorithm of differential diagnostics of diseases related to mt. DNA mutations; • development of methods of mt. DNA pathogenic mutations suppression as well as methods of mitochondrial genome modification. Molecular-genetic methods of the Laboratory: • synthesis of oligonucleotide primers and hydrolysable probes; • creation of plasmid vector molecules and cells transformation; • determination of the heteroplasmy level of pathogenic mt. DNA mutations by using drip in silico PCR and pyrosequencing; • capillaceous sequencing; • targeted modification of eukaryotic cells genome by using site-specific nucleases.