On June 23rd in Penza there was an opening ceremony of “TeenGrad - 2019” summer school attended by the Minister of Industry, Transport and Innovation Policy Mikhail Torgashin, deputy head of the Department of Innovation Policy of the Ministry of Industry, Transport and Innovation Policy Maxim Zakharov, deputy of the Legislative Assembly Olga Chistyakova, vice-rector of PSSU for research Dmitry Pashchenko.
Delivering his welcoming message, Mikhail Torgashin pointed the uniqueness of TeenGrad for Russia.
“Today we have here the most active and talented young innovators. I am sure that the steps you make today, your joint work, your friendship will in future deliver us ever great results”, pointed the Minister.
The grounds of “TeenGrad” gathered over 100 high-school children from Penza, Saratov, Samara, the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. The program of the summer school full of activities is devoted to raise children and teenagers’ interest in innovations, entrepreneurship, and provides for project work using high-tech equipment of the centers of youth innovative creativity.
It should be reminded that in the framework of the summer school 8 laboratories have opened their doors to carry out research in the following fields: engineering, 3D-simulation, programming, video, design, radio electronics, SMM, product management.The school functioning summary and a closing ceremony are going to be conducted on July 1st.