Along with state-assigned fundamental studies and pilot projects funded by science foundations, the UNU team performs many works under contracts with third parties. The list of the parties to external R&D contracts are institutions of the Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations (Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences; V.I. Il`ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Science; A.M.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences; P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Science; Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences), structural units of ROSATOM State Corporation (All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Experimental Physics (VNIIEF), Zababakhin All-Russia Research Institute of Technical Physics (VNIITF), Afrikantov OKB Mechanical Engineering JSC), enterprises of the aircraft and rocket-and-space industries (Rostvertol JSC , Beriev Aircraft JSC, Arseniev Aircraft "Progress" Company), Kamov JSC, Lavochkin Association), developers of airborne and space-based communication and monitoring systems (Prima Research & Production Company, Scientific Center of Applied Electrodynamics OJSC, Aerokosmos Center for Aerial-Space Monitoring Problems).

The program of international cooperation is fulfilled successfully within the framework of cooperation with the Institute of Environmental Physics of Heidelberg University (Germany), Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (France), Keele University (UK), and Chinese Oceanology University. The UNU KKGS wind-wave channel is used to perform research works within the framework of the Air-Sea Interaction under Stormy and Hurricane Conditions: Physical Models and Applications to Remote Sensing (ASIST) international project.

The UNU KKGS team takes active participation in the process of tertiary education in Nizhny Novgorod universities, including N.I. Lobachevsky Nizhny Novgorod State University (NNSU), R.E. Alekseev Nizhny Novgorod Technical State University, Higher School of Economics, and Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, ensuring students' inflows. UNU setups are used to perform training of students of two NNSU faculties (Radio Physics and Advanced School of General and Applied Physics).

The rules of users' access to UNU is governed by the following regulatory documents:

  • Standard UNU usage agreement (draft) (in Russian) .docx 
  • Tendering rules (in Russian) .docx 
  • UNU equipment access rules (in Russian) .docx 
  • Request for services (in Russian) .docx 
  • List of standard works and services (in Russian) .pdf