The concept of the State Program of Innovative Development for 2016-2020 considered at the session of the Presidium of the Government

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The issue “On the Concept of the State Program of the Innovative Development of the Republic of Belarus for 2016-2010” was considered at the session of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus on July 14, 2015.  Alexander Shumilin, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, made a report on this issue. He said that the Head of the State set a task of the transition from the economy of directives to the economy of innovations based on the business initiatives, personal interest and creation and all-round adoption of new technologies and productions. Solving this problem, about a thousand of new enterprises and productions were created within the State Programs of Innovative Development for 2007-2014 with more than 30 thousand jobs. The volume of production of the innovative products was 128 billion rubles.

According to Alexander Shumilin, the purpose of this program is to provide a qualitative growth and competitiveness of the National Economy with the concentration of the resources on the formation of its hi-tech sectors based on the productions of the 5th and the 6th technological modes. According to him, the basic task to solve within the program is, first of all, the formation and accelerated development of hi-tech sectors of the national economy on the basis of the 5th and the 6th technological modes, the consolidation of the positions of the country on the markets of science-intensive products.

Besides, it is expected to provide the competitiveness of traditional sectors of the national economy on the basis of their innovative development and the adoption of advanced technologies and to increase the share of small and medium innovative enterprises in the formation of the GDP and the growth of the export of hi-tech and science-intensive products.

New hi-tech sectors of the national economy  will be formed within the State Program  in such areas as information and communication and aerospace technologies, biotechnologies  and nanotechnologies; robotics and intellectual systems of management; preventive personalized medicine and telemedicine; branches based on the recycling of local renewable material resources, first of all, dendrochemistry and production of biogas. The implementation of the SPID will enable to reach indicative indicators of the  innovative development provided by the National Stable Development Strategy up to 2030.