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A successful dialog: EFKO Group concluded an agreement with Tomsk State university

29 March 2019

A successful dialog: EFKO Group concluded an agreement with Tomsk State university

29 March 2019, Tomsk, Russia – EFKO Group, one of the largest agro-industrial holdings in Russia and EEU countries, and Tomsk State university (TSU) concluded an agreement on strategic collaboration. The document means partnership in scientific and learning activities, training of students and employment of graduates.

ТГУ_01.JPGUniversities all over the world are not only educational establishments anymore. A modern university is not just a repository of academic knowledge but, first of all, a factory of professionals. Many graduates start job searching while they are studying. Besides, now young specialists are able to make progress by promoting of innovations at productions, in management, analytics and try to be aware of all trends in their sector.

In EFKO Group the demand for such self-motivated and talented human resources is constantly growing. In the middle of March EFKO Group’s employees told students from TSU about production assets and work of R&D division – Innovation center «Biruch».

Young specialists knew that EFKO Group is a unique company with headquarters in Voronezh from the list of the «Top 100 largest private companies of Russia» according to Forbes. The Group includes 6 production areas, 4 management companies, an R&D center, a seaport, almost 20 plants in Russia and a production in the Republic of Kazakhstan and the company is actively growing.

Within the meeting Pavel Burakov, a leading specialist of the department of the long-term planning, got chemists and biologists acquainted with the tasks and projects that are in the work of the company’s employees at the moment. Pavel paid special attention to the questions of employment and peculiarities of the vacancies in scientific sector. He also told about opportunities to undertake an internship on the base of Innovation center «Biruch».

«Every employee willing to be promoted can study at the scientific and educational center «Biruch», - Pavel noted. – There are unique programs developed by company’s top managers such as business administration, innovation and production management and others. According to the results of the studying young specialists obtain an opportunity to build a successful career, realize serious promising projects and increase significantly their income. The main thing is your wish», - Pavel added.

ТГУ_02.JPGDeputy CEO of HR management Elizaveta Bachurina got the students acquainted with the innovative direction.

Today R&D center «Biruch» is focused on development of unique solutions in such promising sectors as food and feed biotechnologies, products for farm animals, oleo-chemistry and their integration into existing businesses of the Group.

«Innovations for us is a part of the company’s philosophy while its employees are key assets. For us it is important that young specialists would be in the atmosphere where they would like to be developed, create unexpected for the market products, open new business directions. The company’s assimilation program helps to join gently the atmosphere of the Center. There are also internships to get acquainted with the real conditions of the work in laboratories», - Elizaveta told.

The meeting resulted in signing of the agreement on strategic collaboration between EFKO Group and TSU. The key directions will be common educational programs of the university and internships at the Group’s enterprises. Within the meeting the most active students got invitations to the intensive EFKOLAB – an educational project for young specialists and, perhaps, they will become EFKO Group’s employees soon.

«We are very interested in collaboration with such a large partner as EFKO Group, - Mikhail Golovatov, a chief of management of innovations in the sectors of science, engineering and technologies of TSU, shared his impressions of the meeting. – It is a serious employer with whom we are planing to build long-term mutually beneficial relationships».

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