On March 29–31 ROSATOM shared its best practices with participants of the Nuclear Africa 2017 conference, which was held in Johannesburg (South Africa). The company presented its recent achievements in the construction of innovative nuclear power plants (NPPs) and research reactors, establishment of advanced research centers as well as its corporate social responsibility initiatives in South Africa. Viktor Polikarpov, Rosatom Regional Vice-President for Sub-Saharan Africa, highlighted the company’s commitment to stimulating global research in the nuclear sphere. “ROSATOM is committed to supporting its foreign partners in achieving their ambitions to further develop the nuclear industry for the peaceful purposes. Africa is experiencing significant and accelerating infrastructure development, industrialisation, economic growth, urbanization and increasing investment in education and science”. Additional focus during the conference was given to scholarships of ROSATOM. Russian technical universities have hosted thousands of foreign students since 2010. In 2017 about 60 scholarships have been made available for young specialists from African countries. The conference and exhibition brought together representatives from key local and international stakeholders in the nuclear industry.