Does the current organizational structure of the Russian science meet the challenges of our time? What makes it different from the organizational system of science in place in the countries considered to be scientifically leading? What sets it back and what works effectively?

Aleksey Removich Khokhlov, Dr. Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Professor, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Prorector of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Head of the Department of Polymers and Crystals of the Faculty of Physics of Moscow State University.