Head of the Department of German Translation and Interpreting Maxim Chikov took part in the Russian-German round table "Academia-Industry Collaboration". It was on the agenda of the International Traid Fair 2019 "Ideas Inventions New Products" (iENA) in Nuremberg. The Russian-German round table was established by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, South-West State University (Kursk, Russia), and International Union of Instrument & ITT Engineers (IUIITTE). Mr Chikov talked about the Linguistic University's importance for international academic cooperation and academia-industry collaboration. The discussion also helped to create new ties in the areas of professional training and uniting academic experience and practice with the needs of the international community in mind.