Creation of the global information society and formation of developed information area are urgent global problems of the modern world. This is necessary for:
- generation, storage, processing and dissemination of information;
- realization of all of the forms of information interaction.
To solve this task we need the efficient State System of Scientific-Technical Information (SSSTI) destined to:
- meet the requirements of scientists, engineers and technicians, managers and other users of scientific-technical information;
- represent the national scientific-technical information in the information space countrywide and worldwide. more
Governing Body Ensuring the SSSTI Development
IIssues of perfection of the state management in science and efficiency enhancement of the use of scientific potential of the Republic of Belarus are stated in the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus no. 7 of March 5, 2002 “On Perfection of the State Management in Science” (comprehending amendments introduced by the Decree of the President no. 8 of October 14, 2004).
In accordance with the amendments introduced by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus no. 9 of August 4, 2009 into Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus no. 7 of March 5, 2002 “On Perfection of the State Management in Science”, the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus (SCST) is a national governing body adopting the State policy and exercising control in the area of scientific-technical and innovation activities and ensuring the development of the STI system..