Mar 16, 2017
This year, as in the last three, we’ve been waiting for an event that promises the contracts costing millions to Belarusian enterprises, the new markets of sales and the revival of the developed ones. The Forum of Belarusian and Russian regions traditionally becomes rich in networking for the both sides. Alexander Shumilin, the Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology, told about the innovation, the main theme of the future forum, especially for the "MS".
Zvyazda: ‘This year the main topics of the Forum of Belarusian and Russian regions are high technologies and innovations. How can the interaction at the regional level bring these areas to a new level for our country?’
Alexander Shumilin: ‘The interaction between Belarusian and Russian regions has made a significant contribution to the development of the economic ties. This strengthens both bilateral relations between our countries and the process of building the Union State. ...
Mar 14, 2017
Research and modern technologies form a basis of success in any serious undertaking. And this is an axiom. What tasks do the scientific community face in this regard? Are there world-class innovations in Belarus? Will science become a source of economic growth?
We asked Alexander Shumilin, the Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, Doctor of Economic Sciences, to answer these and other questions at the start of the Year of Science.
Currently Belarus holds leading positions in many sectors of the economy among the CIS countries, for example, in agricultural and automotive engineering, agro-industrial complex, in the field of chemistry and petrochemistry, light industry, in certain areas of development of information and communication technologies (ICT). As for the export of IT services per capita, our Republic is ahead of all the CIS countries. ...
Feb 2, 2017
Innovations determine the technological leadership in the modern world in many ways. They favor the appearance of promising products and services, and they also change the lifestyle of the society. In connection with this, we have a topical question: how to remove the barriers on the way from the idea to the invention?
And the main thing is how not to miss a hi-tech development and how to accelerate the adoption of this one? Belarus is not an exception. We count on the innovative development, the economy of the knowledge at the strategic imperative of the science and the practice of the adoption of innovation.
First of all, today the competitiveness of the economy of the country depends on the efficiency and activity of the innovative process. A special role in this process is for the science is a source of innovation and economic growth. ...