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30 November 2021, 14:21

Belarusian-Chinese cooperation in science hailed as vibrant

Aleksandr Shumilin. File photo
Aleksandr Shumilin. File photo

MINSK, 30 November (BelTA) - Belarusian-Chinese joint projects in science and technology have been growing in terms of number and scale, Chairman of the Belarusian State Committee for Science and Technology Aleksandr Shumilin said at the opening of the Belarusian-Chinese forum "Innovation Hub: New Tracks for Interstate Entrepreneurship", BelTA learned from the press service of the State Committee for Science and Technology.

Currently, scientists from both countries are successfully implementing projects in the field of microelectronics, optical and laser technologies, biotechnologies and new materials. "While promoting cooperation in science and technology, we focus on setting up joint subjects of innovation infrastructure to facilitate commercialization of research and development results. These include the Belarusian-Chinese Technopark in Changchun, the Chinese-Belarusian Innovation Center for Industrial Technologies in the Great Stone Industrial Park, and the Chinese-Belarusian Innovation Center for the Commercialization of R&D results. Currently, we are exploring a possibility of setting up an appropriate entity with the city of Shanghai,” Aleksandr Shumilin noted.

The Belarusian-Chinese forum "Innovation Hub: New Tracks for Interstate Entrepreneurship" is running in a hybrid form on 30 November. It has brought together more than 100 representatives of Belarusian National Technical University, Belarusian State University, Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Shanghai University, Harbin Engineering University, Soochow University and other universities.

The forum has been organized by the State Committee for Science and Technology of Belarus, Belarusian National Technical University, the Polytechnic Science and Technology Park at BNTU, the Department of Science and Technology of Shanghai, Shanghai University, and the Institute of Emerging Industries in Jiangxi.

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