Science and the Enterprises

The Siberian Science City of Koltsovo

The unique and the first in trans-Ural region work settlement recognized as a naukograd is located 25 kilometers far from Novosibirsk. The history of this settlement started 40 years ago from the construction of All-Union Scientific-Research Institute of Molecular Biology, the staff of which were involved in solving problems of scientific and practical reaction to global biological threats. The whole settlement of microbiologists arose around it and was named in the honour of the famous Russian biologist and geneticist Nikolai Koltsov. *A naukograd, meaning «science city», is a formal term for towns with high concentration of research and development facilities in Russia and the Soviet Union.

Director Yuriy Pes'yakov

Presenter Andrey Ivanov

Year 2010

Duration 00:27:12

Director Yuriy Pes'yakov

Presenter Andrey Ivanov

The unique and the first in trans-Ural region work settlement recognized as a naukograd is located 25 kilometers far from Novosibirsk. The history of this settlement started 40 years ago from the construction of All-Union Scientific-Research Institute of Molecular Biology, the staff of which were involved in solving problems of scientific and practical reaction to global biological threats. The whole settlement of microbiologists arose around it and was named in the honour of the famous Russian biologist and geneticist Nikolai Koltsov. *A naukograd, meaning «science city», is a formal term for towns with high concentration of research and development facilities in Russia and the Soviet Union.

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