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Belarus and USA discussed prospects of scientific-technical and innovation cooperation

Belarus and USA discussed prospects of scientific-technical and innovation cooperation

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Belarus and USA discussed prospects of scientific-technical and innovation cooperation

Belarus and the USA will work out the prospects of the cooperation in the field of high technologies on the level of experts, as well the implementation of joint scientific-technical and innovation projects, including in the field of medicine, medical equipment, intellectual property protection, organization of transfer and commercialization of technologies. Today this was discussed at the meeting of Alexander Shumilin, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, with Robert Riley, temporary charge d'affaires of the United States of America in the Republic of Belarus. Besides, the parties will consider the opportunity of the interaction of the innovative entrepreneurship and the youth startup movement, the development of innovation infrastructure entities and creation of the system of venture investments.

Chairman of the SCST Alexander Shumilin also said that Belarusian and American scientists and researchers can implement joint projects, including the ones of the EU Framework Program on Science and Innovation “Horizon 2020”.