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Belarus introduced a five-day visa-free travel for citizens of 80 countries on 12 February.
The plan of action is a so-called roadmap for the maximum involvement of the scientific sector as the most important driving force of the country's social and economic development in promoting Belarus' competitive ability on the global market.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the decree to declare 2017 the Year of Science.
The EaPConnect project has just issued its call for participation in the EaP region's 2017 Enlighten Your Research program.
The new issue of Idealist2018 Newsletter has just been published and posted on the project website.
A delegation of the European Union will visit Minsk on 16-17 November 2016 to take part in the second meeting of the EU-Belarus Coordination Group.
The University of Oxford is inviting applications for Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme for international applicants. Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degrees at the University of Oxford.
In 2017, the scholarships will be aimed at the EU Eastern Partnership countries and Russia. The countries included will be Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine.
The sides intend to sign an agreement on establishing a Belarusian-Chinese center meant to develop innovative technologies for industrializing scientific and technical achievements in Minsk on 4-5 August as part of the Belarusian-Chinese forum on commercializing R&D results.
It was dedicated to the issues of partner search through widespread e-systems CORDIS, EEN and Idealist.
Aims of the event were to facilitate the matchmaking of research organizations and businesses with the aim of upscaling and commercializing research results and innovative products. The event was organized by “ENECA” VLC, BelAPE and BelISA, INNOVER-EAST partners in Belarus with the support from the International Center for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (Croatia), within the EU-funded project INNOVER-EAST.
The event was organised within the FP7-funded project INNOVER-EAST. The main goals of the event were to overview and discuss the current state and development trends of the national energy efficiency (EE) and energy policy and lessons learnt in Belarus and EU.
The Working Group has agreed about the modalities of cooperation. It will support researchers’ mobility, joint use of RDI facilities and research infrastructure, organization of scientific events and information exchange, as well as participation in the EU-funded programmes.
The Coordination Group has discussed the whole range of bi-lateral relations, including EU technical assistance programmes and a sector dialogue aimed to increase Belarus participation in EU-funded RTI programmes.
The cluster brings together leading specialized research institutes and industrial enterprises. It was established on the basis of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for the purposes of scientific support for the development of the biotechnology industry in the country.
The project “The unique way of forging key parts of a collider” won the “Industrial Technologies and Manufacturing” nomination at the first international exhibition “100 Ideas for CIS” held in Minsk.
The presentation of projects and the ceremony of the awarding of the winners of the second ener2i contest of innovation vouchers in Belarus was held in the Belarusian Innovation Foundation. The winners received innovation vouchers to the amount of 4,000 euros each.
A Team of experts under the guidance of UNECE undertook a fact-finding mission in Minsk on 14-18 March 2016. Its findings will inform the publication of an Innovation for Sustainable Development Review of this country.
The conference provided the opportunity for an in-depth exchange of views on regional and international STI policies, research programmes and projects addressing Energy.
The main goal of the event was to improve knowledge and skills of EaP partners in participating in the EU research and innovation programmes.
The document describes the global trends in the fuel and energy market development and highlights the threats and principles of ensuring energy security.
The aim of the competition is to initiate innovation projects in the field of EE and RES by providing direct financial support in an early stage of project development. The applicants of the three best project ideas, with the highest evaluation score will be awarded with the Innovation Vouchers of ˆ 4,000 each. Deadline for the submission of Applications is: 29 February 2016, 17:00 (FET, Minsk time, date of online submission).
The International Conference “Better Policies for More Innovation: Assessment – Implementation – Monitoring” was held in Minsk on November 17–18, 2015. The event was organised in the framework of so-called Innovation Performance Reviews (IPRs), a series of analytic country studies on the state of innovation performance of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Ukraine undertaken by the ENECE in 2010-2015.
The event concerned the participation of Belarus research, industrial and business organizations in the 2nd Work Programme of “HORIZON 2020” for 2016–2017.
This event is organised within the framework of the project and will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine, on the 6th of October 2015, in conjunction with the 5th International Conference HighMatTech.