On October 20-21, 2021 at the Russian State University named after A.N. Kosygin, the Third International Kosygin Forum – an important scientific event - was held on "Modern Tasks of Engineering Science". The Forum has become the main platform for discussing key areas in engineering activities in Russia and abroad. Due to the pandemic restrictions, in 2021 the Forum was held in a blended format: offline and online (remotely). The number of offline and online participants amounted to 5.223 people.