Innovations to move to corporations
Belarus has initiated the creation of large international sci-tech and scientific-education centres, including involvement of world famous corporations, within the Customs Union and the Single Economic Space
Belarus’ Prime Minister, Mikhail Myasnikovich, explained more during his meeting with foreign scientific organisations and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. He noted, “I believe, we should be creating sci-tech and scientific-educational centres with real targets in mind, on an international basis, for the next 3-5 years.” The PM knows that this is problematic for countries with small economies but is easier for integrated unions.
“I refer to the union of effort by scientists, as well as designers and leading specialists from large companies,” he asserted. Such integration can ensure an inflow of advanced technologies and principally new knowledge in definite areas.
The Head of the Belarusian Government has already discussed these issues with the Head of the Russian Government, Dmitry Medvedev. Both sides agree that interaction in the sphere of science and innovation should cover not only new technology and materials, but issues of national security.
Tackling issues of sci-tech co-operation with the EU, the Belarusian PM believes that many EU programmes fail to bring the desired results at inter-regional and national levels. According to Mr. Myasnikovich, the process is too bureaucratised.