On Saturday, July 3, 2021, as part of the business program of the XX Kursk Korenskaya Fair, Rector of KSMU Viktor Lazarenko and Rector of KSU Alexander Khudin signed an agreement to create a consortium.

A consortium is an organizational form of a temporary association of independent enterprises, incl. educational organizations in order to coordinate their activities. This is necessary for the development of the strategic leadership of the consortium partners in order to build up the scientific, academic and technological potential of scientific and educational organizations in conjunction with the industrial enterprises of the region. Coordinated actions of universities, research institutes and organizations from the real economy sector will allow to effectively achieve the target indicators of the Priority-2030 program, bring the Kursk region to a fundamentally new level in the field of science, education, technology.