GAZ Group supports and develops the program "Robotechnics: engineering and technical talent for innovative Russia”. The project is aimed at identifying and promoting high potential young specialists for high-technology industries. Teams of schoolchildren and college students compete in technical sports by solving real-life production problems in such areas as production automation, logistics, products testing while being free to use, among others, technological facilities of GAZ Group enterprises. The program helps involve children and young people in research and development creativity, focus the potential of talented youth on solving applied tasks of specific enterprises. Participating in the program are more than 15,000 schoolchildren and students from 56 regions of Russia. One third of program participants after finishing school go to technical colleges and universities, many graduates of the program work at GAZ Group plants.