Kazan23.03. - 15.04.2015

German-Russian Institute of Advanced Technologies (GRIAT); Kazan State Technical University named after A. N. Tupolev


A review

Kazan National Research Technical
On March 23, the grand opening of the exhibition in the building of the German Russian Institute of Advanced Technologies (GRIAT) of the Kazan Technical University (KAI) took place. There were more than 500 visitors, including many students from schools and university. Among the guests were representatives of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Tatarstan, the German Science and Innovation House (DWIH) Moscow, the Polytechnic Museum (Moscow), the representative of Siemens in the Povolzhski region. The guests were welcomed by the Rector of the University Prof. Dr. Albert Gilmutdinov.

As part of the opening of the exhibition Dr. Sabine Kutschke from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf held a guest lecture on innovative mineral processing by means of biotechnological processes. This lecture was organized in cooperation with the DWIH.

In Kazan over 3000 guests, especially students, graduate students, young scientists and students of the senior school years have visited the exhibition.

Buchcover: Dumont

The special event…

On April 15, a reading by the author Bernhard Kegel took place right next to the exhibition. This event was part of the Year of the German language and literature in Russia. Mr. Kegel read from his nonfiction “Animals in the City”, a topic that is also displayed in the exhibition. More than 200 guests came to this event, including students of German language and many students. The interest of the guests was very great and the subsequent discussion surprisingly alive.

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Impressions

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)

Kasaner Technischen Universität (KAI)


Media response

Rossia 1 / Tatarstan: The 2020 comes ahead of schedule (in Russian)

KZN TV: A journey into the future (in Russian)

Perwy Gorodskoy: How do we imagine the lives of people in the future? (from minute 12:27; auf Russisch)


Entries in the visitors’ book

Vogelperspektive
I really liked the exhibition. Unfortunately, the time was not enough. Trainer

We look forward to these new discoveries. Good luck! Nigina

I liked the exhibition very much. You have told and shown everything in an interesting way. It would be great to see this more often! Alica

Thank you for the exhibition! I hope that soon everything will work that way. It was interesting and informative. Olga


Visitors’ questions

In Kazan visitors asked among other these questions:

“Is it possible to make an artificial leaf?” Please read the answer here.

“Will perpetual motion be possible in the future?” Please read the answer here.

“Why do we age?” Please read the answer here.

“Will we face a global water shortage in the future?” Please read the answer here.