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Year of Science

Year of Science

On 23 December 2016 Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the decree to declare 2017 the Year of Science.

The main purpose of the decree is to bolster the role of science in the social and economic development of the country, enable comfortable conditions for preserving and developing the scientific potential, and shape Belarus' international image as a country with a high level of the intellectual and human capital.

Belarus to host Sardinia Education and Science Days on 2-3 March
1 March, 15:25
The Education and Science Days will be held as part of the 2017 Year of Science in Belarus. The event will also mark the 25th anniversary of Belarus-Italy diplomatic relations.
One Belt, One Road project seen as closely connected with IT
28 February, 17:03
Xiaobo Xu pointed out that much attention is paid at the state level in China to the development of new technologies, which allows for rapid growth of hi-tech companies there.
Belarus president against perfunctory awards for scientific works
28 February, 14:50
Alexander Lukashenko was made familiar with the research papers nominated in 2016 for the state science and technology prize. The President underlined that state awards for scientific works should not be bestowed in a perfunctory manner. Otherwise, truly precious R&D products and accomplishments may be forfeited.
SPECIAL REPORT: From a gengineered goat to lactoferrin-based medications
27 February, 19:06
An experimental facility to make human lactoferrin out of milk produced by transgenic goats operates in Minsk. BelTA reporters visited the enterprise to learn what products exactly will be made in Belarus out of the unique protein.
Belarus, Russia to set up cross-border biosphere reserve
20 February, 16:35
The relevant draft agreement will be high on the agenda of a meeting of the Belarusian-Russian working group on cooperation in conservation and sustainable use of biological and landscape diversity.
Spain interested in Belarusian new materials solutions
17 February, 12:13
A Belarusian delegation led by SSTC Chairman Alexander Shumilin took part in Transfiere 2017, the 6th European Meeting for Science, Technology and Innovation in Malaga, Spain on 15 and 16 February.
Belarus, Spain plan to sign agreement on cooperation in science, technology
16 February, 14:18
A draft of the document was handed over to the Spanish side for consideration. Alexander Shumilin pointed out that the parties have significant potential for mutual technology transfer in such fields as information technology, nano- and biotechnology, medicine, and new materials.
Transfiere 2017
Over 100 Belarusian hi-tech solutions on display at Transfiere expo in Spain
15 February, 18:06
Over 100 hi-tech and knowledge-intensive solutions by the Belarusian Education Ministry, the National Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection are currently showcased at the Transfiere expo in Malaga.
Belarus approves Year of Science action plan
15 February, 09:31
The plan of action is a so-called roadmap for the maximum involvement of the scientific sector as the most important driving force of the country's social and economic development in promoting Belarus' competitive ability on the global market.
Belarus to establish cluster in electronics
9 February, 17:08
Thanks to this cluster, researchers and manufacturers will be able to work in coordination to keep up with the global market trends in microelectronics and electronic machinery engineering.
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