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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.

Winners of 100 Ideas for Belarus contest in spotlight in Sochi during WFYS 2017
6 October, 13:22
Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko invited young Belarusian scientists to participate in the conference when she met with them on the sidelines of the fourth Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia in Moscow.
Belarusian university to implement Union State project on green energy, chemistry
3 October, 16:37
"We hope that we will achieve the expected results and the devices that we have developed for the project would be used in large chemical companies in Belarus and Russia. It will promote quality improvement of the products and greater attention of the companies to the ecology," Alexander Tsyganov said.
New technology to produce magnetic materials in the works at Gomel State University
29 September, 18:24
The scientific research of the Gomel physicists makes part of the TransFerr project co-implemented by Gomel State University and the Wroclaw-based Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research.
Belarusian R&D for rehabilitating territories around Fukushima nuclear power plant
27 September, 19:28
In particular, special microorganisms are used to slow down the transition of cesium from soil to plants. In the past the Radiobiology Institute found out that due to certain peculiarities in interaction between soil microorganisms and radionuclides it is possible to reduce the bioavailability of radionuclides for plants.
Belarus, Russia's Novosibirsk may cooperate in 3D printing, implant production
27 September, 10:12
The medical technopark is a unique project for the Russian medicine. It includes laboratory, research, clinical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitation facilities.
Belarusian electric bicycle presented in Minsk
22 September, 19:15
The Optron Director General Nikolai Yankevich talked about the product in detail. “Its motor output is already at 600W. It can start moving without pedaling while carrying up to 150kg of cargo. No other electric bicycle in the world can do it. It is not the limit,” he noted.
Robot platform developed for Belarusian Emergencies Ministry
21 September, 18:43
The platform allows extinguishing fires and operating in hazardous areas without human interference. The platform can be equipped with various tools such as a shovel for removing hazardous substances, a fire hose, or a robot arm.
Minsk to host Belarus' first philosophy congress on 18-20 October
21 September, 17:33
The congress will be Belarus' largest scientific forum in the field of philosophy, social sciences and humanities, an important event of the Year of Science marked in the country in 2017.
Belarusian Geoinformation Systems now part of PanGeo Alliance
15 September, 19:01
PanGeo Alliance is the first global consortium of Earth observation satellite operators. It was established in September 2014. It has implemented several projects since then, including making maps of territories of various countries.
Belarusian, Chinese academies of sciences to set up joint lab
12 September, 19:58
Wang Yinglong, President of the Shandong Academy of Sciences, noted that the Chinese side is most interested in new materials, information technologies, and power engineering. “Today we've signed five agreements on cooperation in these fields,” he specified.
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