MINSK, 18 August (BelTA) – Belarus and Russia are preparing a new Union State program on additive technologies, which will make provisions for developing 3D printing, BelTA learned from Sergei Chizhik, First Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, on 18 August.
According to the source, the new program is likely to contain projects in the area of nanotechnologies. No separate program with nanotechnologies in its title is being prepared but there are programs relating to nanotechnologies, explained the official. Projects meant to develop nanotechnologies this way or another are represented in a number of programs of the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
Speaking about scientific cooperation with Russia, Sergei Chizhik said that Belarusian scientists will take part in the Open Innovations forum in Skolkovo in October. “I cannot say for now how large our delegation will be. But we should take part in it. Our country is one of the most active players in the Eurasian space,” he added.More about Society