On April 24, 2015 in the framework of the XVI International scientific conference "Civilization of knowledge: Russian realities" there was held a thematic Plenary Session "Prospects of cooperation for BRICS countries in science, education, d innovation and technological development". The Session was organized by the Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences, RAS; Russian new University; Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.
The purpose of the session was as follows : constructive discussion on key issues and prospects of cooperation of BRICS countries in science, education and innovation and technology development; to develop and present specific recommendations to address key problems in this area; the presentation of ongoing and prospective projects.
At the Plenary Session discussed were; the potential of cooperation of BRICS countries in science, education and innovation and technology development; effective mechanisms of cooperation.
During the pause for free communications, RISTC Deputy General Director L. I. Kornauchova had fruitful discussions with the conference participants and informed them about the RISTC activities.