The previously announced roundtable meeting on the topic “State Promotion of Innovations. Government-Run and International Science and Technology Programmes in Electronic Engineering and ICT. State-to-Private Partnership” was held on 20 March. The event was under the aegis of international exhibitions “Automation-2007. Electronics-2007” and “Electrotech-2007”. Deputy Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technologies Mr. I.V. Voytov, Head of the Administrative Department of the Radio Electronic Industry Mr. E.F. Lobanovich, Member of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, member of the Supervisory Board of of the High Technologies Park, Academician V.A. Labunov, Chairman of the Minsk Capital Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers Mr. V.N. Kariagin, Diector of the Belarusian Innovation Foundation Mr. A.P. Grishanovich, Director of RCTT Mr. A.A. Uspenskiy, and others took part in the session. The meeting participants conferred on the topical problems and challenges related to financing of innovation activity, further development and enhancement of the innovation infrastructure, strengthening the competitive, innovative and export capacity of the domestic enterprises specialized in the ICT and electronic engineering sectors.
The roundtable was jointly organized by the Confederation of Manufacturers and Entrepreneurs, the Minsk Capital Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers, RCTT’s branch office at the Local Fund for Mutual Aid and Solidarity (Minsk), and other organizations.
The agenda and materials of the roundtable meeting are available here (only in Russian).