Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Has Been Elected as Chairman of the FIEP Supervisory Board

13 May 2021

Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, has been elected as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the RUSNANO’s Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs (FIEP) (part of the VEB.RF Group).

Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

The Supervisory Board is the highest collegial management body of the Fund. According to the statutes of the Fund, the Supervisory Board is responsible, among other things, for determining the Fund’s priorities, strategy, and budget.

The FIEP Supervisory Board consists of:

  • Vladimir Knyaginin, Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg;
  • Valentin Korchunov, Managing Director of the Business Unit of the VEB.RF State Development Corporation;
  • Sergey Kulikov, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, Chairman of the Executive Board of RUSNANO Management Company LLC;
  • Maxim Nikitin, Senior Researcher — Head of Nanobiotechnology Laboratory of the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education “Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (National Research University)”;
  • Artem Oganov, Professor at the Autonomous Non-Profit Educational Organization of Higher Education “Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology”, Professor at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Graduate School of Public Administration;
  • Aleksey Ponomarev, Senior Vice-President for Industry Relations of the Autonomous Non-Profit Educational Organization of Higher Education “Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology”.
  • Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.

Reference

The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs was established in 2010 in accordance with Federal Law No. 211-FZ “On reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies.” The Fund aims to develop the innovative infrastructure in the sphere of nanotechnology and implement the educational and infrastructure programs already started by RUSNANO.

The supreme collegial management body of the Fund is the Supervisory Board. Under the Fund’s Charter, the competence of the Supervisory Council, in particular, includes the issues of determining the priority directions of the Fund’s activity, as well as its strategy and budget. The Chairman of the Fund’s Executive Board, the collegial management body, is the Chairman of the Board of Management Company RUSNANO LLC Sergey Kulikov.