A.V.Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, RAS (TIPS RAS) is the part of Russian Academy of Sciences, and was founded in 1934 as Institute of Fossil Fuel. Today, TIPS RAS is a world recognized academic Institute (employees: ca.400), that has a leading international position in petrochemistry and oil refinery, polymers and material science (incl. nanocomposites), membranes and membrane technology.
In 2017, the company became a member of the International Club of Employers. On the basis of the company, students undergo individual practices in the direction of preparation "Chemistry".