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The Belarusian-Lithuanian business contact exchange “Trends in the integration of education, science and business” held in Minsk

The Belarusian-Lithuanian business contact exchange “Trends in the integration of education, science and business” held in Minsk

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The Belarusian-Lithuanian business contact exchange “Trends in the integration of education, science and business” held in Minsk

The Belarusian-Lithuanian business contact exchange “Trends in the integration of education, science and business” is being held in the Belarusian National Technical University today.

This event is considered by the Belarusian side as a tool to intensify international scientific and technological cooperation with a platform for contracting.

This was announced by Alexander Shumilin, the Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, at the opening. ‘The essence of the exchange of business contacts consists in  gathering business people such as scientists and entrepreneurs in one place at one time and give them the opportunity to communicate with potential partners, to make presentations and consultations. We hope that such a close interaction between Belarusian and Lithuanian scientists and businessmen will give a new impetus to our cooperation’, he said.

The Chairman of the SCST Alexander Shumilin also said that the technologies developed in Belarus and scientific and technical products are oriented both to the domestic and foreign demand.

‘Only fundamentally new technologies can be really competitive abroad, so as   the development of bilateral cooperation in science and innovation is considered as a  purpose of this event, the establishment of new business contacts and the identification of promising areas and forms of cooperation  favoring the development of innovative processes in both countries’, he said. The Belarusian-Lithuanian business contact exchange “Trends in the integration of education, science and business” will complete its work on November 28 of this year.

The activity of the Exchange by the Forsite program “Belarus-Lithuania: innovation is a strategy of cooperation” is one of important areas.

This activity involves the assessment of long-term prospects of cooperation between Belarus and Lithuania in the field of education, science and business, as well as the definition of the strategic areas of joint research and developments, forms of cooperation, which may bring maximum socio-economic benefits to both countries.