On September 14, 2016 1st video conference of ITG Energy was organized by MPEI at WebEx platform. This conference was conducted by MPEI Prof. Igor Zhelbakov, actual moderator of the ITG Energy. 21 persons from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa took part in this event representing 12 partner universities of ITG Energy. During video conference each university got an opportunity to make a short presentation of its activities.
Call for applications on fundamental scientific research 2017 hold by the Russian Foundation for Fundamental Research and organizations - participants of the BRICS Framework program in the area of science, technologies and innovations.
On April 7-8, 2016, in Ekaterinburg (Russia) the 1st Conference of NU BRICS Universities-participants took place. Within the Conference 6 thematic groups of universities on 6 priority directions for new network university were formed. In the thematic group “Energy” Universities of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have entered. On the 1st stage of new network university creation National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” became a coordinator on “Energy” direction.