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Belarus will establish the national system of technological forecasting
Material posted: Publication date: 13-11-2013

The establishment of a national system of technology foresight in our country were discussed by the Chairman of the State Committee for science and technologies (SCST) of Belarus Alexander Shumilin and head of the United Nations industrial development organization (UNIDO) on competitiveness, business environment and upgrading Nilgun Tash. This was reported by the press service of the SCST.

"The system of technological forecasting will be an effective tool for improving the competitiveness of Belarus in foreign markets", — said Nilgun Tash. Head of UNIDO's competitiveness, business environment and update noted that foresight at the global level is used as a system of long-term planning. According to her, the methodology of foresight allows you to actively participate not only in decision making, and consensus building among all stakeholders technology foresight.

As noted at the meeting of Alexander Shumilin, Belarus is interested in development of full-scale interaction with UNIDO in areas such as innovation, green economy, investments and long-term forecasting of scientific and technological priorities. "Today in the country great attention is paid to the development of innovative and scientific-technical spheres. From this point of view, the experience of international organizations in promoting industrial development it seems to us very important", — he said.

During the meeting the parties agreed to prepare several joint projects to implement them on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.


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