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Financing

Financing

The main regulatory legal acts used in the planning and financing of expenditures for scientific, scientific-technical and innovation activities:

1. The Law of the Republic of Belarus “On the Basis of the State Scientific and Technical Policy”;

2. The Law of the Republic of Belarus “On State Innovation Policy and Innovation Activity in the Republic of Belarus”;

3. The Law of the Republic of Belarus “On Scientific Activity”;

4. The Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of March 25, 2008 no. 174 “On Improving the Activities of the Belarusian Innovation Fund”;

5. The Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of August 7, 2012 no. 357 “On the Procedure for the Formation and Use of Innovative Funds”;

6. The Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of September 15, 2010 no. 1326 “On Certain Issues of Financing Scientific, Scientific-Technical and Innovative Activities”;

7. Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of July 19, 2013 no. 641 “On Approval of the Regulations on the Procedure for the Formation of Extrabudgetary Funds, the Implementation of Costs Related to Income-Generating Activities, Areas and Procedures for Using Funds Remaining at the Disposal of the Budget Organization”;

8. Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of January 10, 2017 no. 14 “On Approval of the Regulations on the Procedure for Holding an Open Competitive Selection of Projects (Events) Financed by the Funds of the National Centralized Innovation Fund”;

9. Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of February 9, 2017 no. 110 “On Approval of the Approximate Provisions on the Industrial Laboratory”;

10. Resolution of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Belarus of October 15, 2010 no. 111 “On the Establishment of the List and Forms of Documents for the Formation of the Draft National Budget and Budgeting for the Financing of Scientific, Scientific-Technical and Innovative Activities”;

11. Resolution of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Belarus, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus of October 23, 2012 no. 57/5/9

“On Approval of the Instruction on the Mechanism and Forms of Provision of Funds of the National Budget for Scientific and Scientific-Technical Activities”;

12. Order of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus of June 8, 2017 no. 167 “On Amendments to the Order of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus of February 3, 2017 no. 37”;

13. Order of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus of July 21, 2017 no. 206 “On Approval of the Methodological Recommendations on Planning, Accounting and Calculating the Cost of Research and Development Works”.

The main budget sources for financing scientific, scientific technical and innovation activities are the funds of the national budget and innovation funds in the Republic of Belarus.

For 2019, the republican budget spent on scientific, scientific-technical and innovative activities amounted to 278.5 million rubles, including:

for basic and applied research - 95.2 million rubles;

for research and development carried out in the framework of state programs, state (industry, regional) scientific and technical programs - 58.1 million rubles;

for the development of the material and technical base of state scientific organizations - 34.8 million rubles;

for events on international scientific and technical cooperation - 16.8 million rubles;

for the implementation of measures of the state system of scientific and technical information - 13.6 million rubles;

for the implementation of research plans aimed at the scientific and technical support of the activities of government bodies - 18.1 million rubles;

to ensure the statutory functions of the NAS of Belarus - 15.6 million rubles;

for the training and certification of highly qualified scientists - 14.2 million rubles;

for other expenses in the field of science –10.0 million rubles;

for innovative projects - 0.07 million rubles;

for the organization of activities and the development of the material and technical base of the subjects of innovation infrastructure - 0.6 million rubles;

for the organization and conduct of state scientific and technical expertise - 1.4 million rubles.

The costs of the republican centralized innovation fund in 2018 amounted to 168.1 million rubles, including:

for innovative projects of the State Program for Innovative Development of the Republic of Belarus - 57.2 million rubles;

for applied research and development - 70.9 million rubles;

for the organization of activities and the development of the material and technical base of subjects of innovation infrastructure - 5.4 million rubles;

for the organization of activities of industry laboratories created in scientific organizations - 5.4 million rubles;

to finance expenses for individual decisions of the President of the Republic of Belarus - 12.5 million rubles;

on projects financed by Belinfond on a repayable basis - 16.6 million rubles.

Of the local innovation funds, 135.4 million rubles were allocated for the implementation of scientific, scientific-technical and innovative activities, including:

for innovative projects of the State Program for Innovative Development of the Republic of Belarus - 55.4 million rubles;

for applied research and development - 3.7 million rubles;

for the organization of activities and the development of the material and technical base of innovation infrastructure entities - 39.3 million rubles;

to organize the activities of industry laboratories created in scientific organizations - 27.2 million rubles;

to finance expenses for individual decisions of the President of the Republic of Belarus - 9.4 million rubles;

for scientific and practical events (seminars, conferences, etc.) - 0.3 million rubles.

In accordance with the Law on the Republican Budget for 2020, the republican budget spent on scientific, technical, and innovative activities in the amount of 330.0 million rubles, the republican centralized innovation fund - 177.9 million rubles, local innovation funds - for a total of 249 , 0 million rubles.