Belarus signs agreements on scientific, technical cooperation in Sochi
MINSK (BelTA) Belarus concluded a number of agreements on scientific and technical cooperation at the Second Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia in Sochi, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian State Science and Technology Committee.
“Several Belarusian R&D centers and educational establishments signed agreements on scientific and technical cooperation during the expo of scientific and technical achievements held as part of the forum. For example, the state-run enterprise Experimental Factory of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) and OOO Set Agromarket of Russia's Krasnodar Krai concluded a contract to supply equipment for pre-sale treatment of fruit and vegetables to the tune of around €94,000,” the State Science and Technology Committee explained.
The NASB Institute of Microbiology signed agreements with the Russian Agricultural Center of the Agriculture Ministry of the Russian Federation, OOO Agroferment, and the All-Russia Research Institute of Biotechnology Plant Protection. Apart from that, the Belarusian State University, the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, the Belarusian-Russian University, and the Polytechnic research park of the Belarusian National Technical University agreed with the Don State Technical University to jointly develop and implement projects.
Sochi was hosting the Second Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russian on 17-18 September. The stand of the Belarusian State Science and Technology Committee, the NASB, and the Belarusian Education Ministry showcased some 60 scientific and technical solutions developed within the framework of joint Belarus-Russia programs related to IT, laser technologies, agriculture, pharmaceutics, biotechnologies, healthcare, space exploration, and production of new materials.