February 10-11, 2015 delegation from NNSTU n. a. R.E. Alekseev visited TOS VARNSDORF a.s. (the Czech Republik).
TOS VARNSDORF a.s. is one of the leading enterprises in Europe in the field of metalworking machinery manufacturing. NNSTU delegation was headed by Rector Sergey M. Dmitriev.
The aim of the visit was negotiations on establishment of "NNSTU – TOS VARNSDORF" Learning and Research Center. The main activities of the Centre are training of personnel for work with TOS VARNSDORF metalworking machinery, organization of scientific and practical seminars, consultations, trainings on modern metalworking technologies, implementation of joint research activity and design and development work.
In 2014 NNSTU and TOS VARNSDORF signed a cooperation agreement providing for development of relations between the partner organizations including creation of united educational and scientific structures (http://www.nntu.ru/node/1650).
The negotiations were completed successfully and the participants agreed to start working on establishment of the Learning and Research Center at NNSTU. TOS VARNSDORF will invest in development of the Centre and provide methodological and other assistance to the university.
During the visit NNSTU Rector wrote in the book of TOS VARNSDORF guests of honour. The first who wrote in this book was the current President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman that visited the enterprise in order to see the advanced manufacturing and technologies.