NAS of Belarus at the 21th Guangzhou Convention of Overseas Chinese Scholars in Science and Technology

On December 18 - 19, Dr. Alexander Uspenskiy, Director of RCTT in the delegation of the NAS of Belarus took part in the 20th Guangzhou Convention of Overseas Chinese Scholars in Science and Technology (China, Guangzhou).

Organizers of the event are the Ministry of Education of China, the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, the Office of the Immigrant Affairs of the State Council of China, the Chinese Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the city committee of the CPC and the People's Government of Guangzhou with the assistance of the Guangdong-CIS International Technological Cooperation Union.

There are 250 technology parks in Guangzhou. The main directions of development of Guangzhou are: new-generation information technologies, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, new sources of energy and new materials. Fundamental research has special support. In 2019, Guangzhou allocates about 50 billion yuan (2% of GDP) to science and technology projects, including with foreign partners.

The event was attended by about 6000 specialists from more than 25 Chinese cities, in particular, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Macao and more than 400 foreign experts from Belarus, Russia, France, USA, South Korea, Japan and others.

The delegation of the NAS of Belarus included representatives of the following organizations:
- Centre for System Analysis & Strategic Research
- B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics
- United Institute of Informatics Problems
- Scientific and Practical Centre for Materials Research.

At the event, the delegation of NAS of Belarus presented developments of the "Catalogue of Innovation Technology Offers by Organizations of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus 2019".

Achievements and proposals for cooperation of organizations that participated in the event can be found at the Virtual exhibition of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

Within the framework of the event, members of the delegation of the NAS of Belarus visited innovative enterprises and organizations, conducted more than 100 negotiations with potential partners.

The visit of NASB delegation was organized by Guangdong-CIS International Technological Cooperation Union (the Union) with the support of RCTT in the frame of the Cooperation Agreement signed by RCTT and the Union on 11.07.2014.