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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.

Nikolai Snopkov
Belarus-China cooperation in space exploration praised
20 January, 12:44
“Our technological cooperation reached new heights when the first Belarusian communication satellite Belintersat-1 was inserted into orbit using a Chinese space launch facility. The event began the project in the area of joint space exploration,” stressed the Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration.
SPECIAL REPORT: New horizons for Belarusian UAVs
19 January, 18:14
The enterprise R&D Center for Multifunctional Unmanned Complexes of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus makes six to ten UAVs per year. No drones are put into cold storage since every one of them is made for a specific customer.
Belarusian electric car to be trialed by year end
19 January, 13:55
According to the source, one of the Belarusian institutes is working hard on the project. The Belarusian electric car will be based on a BelGee car. “We should have a prototype by autumn and get the prototype trialed in Belarus. We hope we will have results by the end of 2017,” said Alexander Kilchevsky.
Plans to start making quadcopters in Belarus in 2017
19 January, 13:01
Specialists specified that the drones will be made for serious purposes instead of entertainment. Belarusian quadcopters will be able to film in Full HD from as far as 5-10km. Various ministries and government agencies with the proper licenses will be able to use the quadcopters.
Belarus to host international symposium on nuclear research in April
17 January, 12:02
Deputy Chairman of the NASB Presidium Sergei Kilin met with Christoph Schaefer and Tadeusz Kurtyka, official representatives of the international relations sector of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in early January. The parties discussed preparations for the large-scale symposium.
Cuba ready to bolster ties with Belarus in biotechnology, agriculture, industry
10 January, 15:12
“We cooperate with Belarus in the field of biotechnology and are ready to expand this interaction,” the diplomat said. Last year, during a visit to Cuba the Belarusian delegation discussed the matters related to the registration of Cuban medicines in Belarus.
Belarus' National Academy of Sciences launches Doors Open Days
10 January, 10:20
Opening their doors will also be NASB scientific institutions in Minsk and other Belarusian cities, including Brest, Grodno and Gomel.
The organizing committee was convened at premises of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus on 9 January
Next forum of regions of Belarus and Russia to focus on high technologies
9 January, 19:09
The forum is scheduled to take place in Moscow on 29-30 June. The event is supposed to highlight vectors of integration-driven development of regions of Belarus and Russia in the sphere of innovative and information technologies.
Belarusian scientists develop heavy-duty body armor
6 January, 19:12
Alexander Laskovnev explained: “Scientists of our department take part in many research projects and endeavors as well as fight against terrorism. This year we are going to present a technology to build a heavy-duty body armor that can protect its wearer from rifle bullets with a heat-treated core."
Belarus to mark Year of Science with over 60 events
6 January, 17:24
The Academy of Sciences has prepared a comprehensive plan of events for the Year of Science. The document has been drafted by 33 ministries and government agencies. The plan consists of 13 chapters and includes over 60 events.
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