Summer Games 2018 among NASB organizations set record for number of participants and teams
The Summer Games 2018 were held in the children's health camp "Photon" on 24-26 August 2018. This year the competition was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the founding of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Introducing the sports festival, Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov noted: “This is the most representative of all the academic games and this time it is very well organized, all participants are well prepared.”
The Summer Games 2018 gathered 35 teams, more than 200 participants.
National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and KB Unmanned Helicopters sign cooperation agreement
On 29 August 2018, Vladimir Gusakov, Chairman of the NASB Presidium, and Vladimir Chudakov, Director of KB Unmanned Helicopters Ltd, signed an Agreement on cooperation between the two organizations.
The document says that the parties will unite their efforts in the field of scientific and technical research, will work on joint projects at the premises of the cluster "Head Republican Center of Unmanned Equipment", created at the NAS of Belarus, with representatives of scientific and practical centers for multifunctional unmanned complexes. Together, the partners will work on new models of aircraft and helicopter equipment.
Press conference on preparation and holding 31st International Congress of Association of Space Flight Participants is held
On 28 August 2018, a press conference on the preparation and holding of the 31st International Congress of the Association of Space Flight Participants took place at the National Press Center of the Republic of Belarus.
The event was attended by Sergei Kilin, Vice-Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus; Pyotr Vityaz, head of Academy staff; Sergei Zolotoy, Director of the Scientific-Engineering Enterprise “Geoinformation Systems” of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, chief designer of the Belarusian space system for Earth remote sensing.
Accreditation for events of 31 International Congress of Association of Space Flight Participants
Accreditation of mass media representatives to the events of the 31st International Congress of the Association of Space Flight Participants (except for the opening ceremony) is taking place. The 31st International Congress of the Association of Space Flight Participants will be held in Minsk on 9-15 September 2018. The program includes one thematic and four technical sessions. Participants of the international congress will address representatives of various organizations and higher educational institutions of Belarus, and get acquainted with the cultural and historical heritage of the country as well.
Agricultural scientists hold press conference “New agro-industrial technologies: contribution of Belarusian scientists to development of agriculture”
On 9 August 2018, a press conference on new agro-industrial technologies and the contribution of Belarusian scientists to the development of agriculture was held at the National Press Center of the Republic of Belarus. The event was attended by Eroma Urban, Deputy Director General on scientific work at the Scientific and Practical Center of the NAS of Belarus for Arable Farming; Alexander Budevich, Deputy Director General on scientific work at the the Scientific and Practical Center of the NAS of Belarus for Animal Breeding; Alexander Taranov, Director of the Institute of Fruit Growing of the NAS of Belarus, and Dmitry Komlach, Deputy Director General on implementation and testing at the Scientific and Practical Center of the NAS of Belarus for Agriculture Mechanization. Representatives of scientific and practical centers told about the latest developments of scientists in the field of agro-industrial technologies and answered journalists’ questions.
Belarusian-Chinese scientific and practical seminar of think tanks is held at Institute of Economics of NAS of Belarus
On 9 August 2018, the Belarusian-Chinese scientific and practical seminar of think tanks "Cooperation between Belarus and China in the context of implementing the One Belt and One Road Initiative: challenges and solutions" was held at the Institute of Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
The event was organized by the Institute of Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Chinese Development Institute with the support of China Merchants Group under the current agreement on scientific cooperation.
The purpose of the scientific and practical seminar is to discuss problems and solutions for the implementing projects of the One Belt and One Road Initiative in the Republic of Belarus and to give a new impetus to the Chinese-Belarusian strategic cooperation.
Delegation of Russian Antarctic expedition visits NAS of Belarus
A delegation of the Russian Antarctic expedition of the Federal state budgetary institution "Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute" of Roshydromet (St. Petersburg) visited the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 7-8 August 2018. The purpose of the visit is to review the implementation status of the Action Plan for the enforcement provisions of the Agreement on cooperation in Antarctica between the Government of the Republic of Belarus and the Government of the Russian Federation, to discuss plans in scientific and logistical cooperation for 2018 – 2019, including the 11th Belarusian Antarctic expedition and the 64th Russian Antarctic expedition.
Research and Development Centre to be built at Academpharm premises
On 6 August 2018, the grand opening of the landscape complex in honor of the construction of Research and Development Centre took place at the state enterprise Academpharm of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The event was attended by a delegation of the Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla Limited headed by Dr. Yusuf Khwaja Hamied, Non-Executive Chairman of the company, honorary member of the NAS of Belarus.