Welcome to Mercury

What is Mercury?

MERCURY (Towards Research and Entrepreneurial University models in the Russian, Ukrainian and Moldavian Higher Education) is a Tempus IV Joint European Project within the eligible period from January 15, 2009 - January 14, 2012. Joint European Projects aim to increase cooperation and network-building between actors in higher education in EU Member States and partner countries, and help the higher education sector propagate its knowledge outside academic institutions.

It will address the need of Russian, Ukrainian and Moldavian universities to improve their university business relations via creating a university system for research and entrepreneurial activities support able to facilitate improvements in general climate for spin-off businesses creation, technology transfer, self-employment of students, staff members and graduates, intellectual property protection.

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Interview with the Russian MERCURY partner in the national daily newspaper “Izvestia” 17.06.2011

Section "Education: The science to teach and to learn", 17.05.2011

Article about the MERCURY project in the IP Magazine released by the Republican Research Institute for Intellectual Property (Russia) 25.05.2011

Article in "Right of Intellectual Property", 20011-01

Inauguration of the MERCURY International Research and Innovation Cooperation Office at St. Petersburg State Electro-technical University 02.05.2011

On April 15, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., an International Research and Innovation Cooperation (IRIC)...