About 200 innovative projects are being discussed today in Minsk. Belarusian and Chinese investors have met in Belarus. This is the first such forum in the history of cooperation between the two countries.
The list of areas to interact in includes electronics, biopharmaceuticals, fine chemistry. In addition to the forum considered the establishment of industries based on the industrial park "Great Stone".
The forum will last two days. As a result the sides are going to sign an agreement on the establishment of the Chinese-Belarusian center of innovative technologies. This is a major step towards the implementation of unique production projects.
Alexander Shumilin, head of the State Committee for Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus:
We will focus on the discussion of the questions of financing and commercialization of scientific and technical developments. And here it is very important for us to use Chinese experience, and the Chinese market in terms of bringing our start-ups, venture capital projects to the Chinese market and Chinese stock exchanges.
Cui Qiming, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic to the Republic of Belarus:
The consideration of the development strategy is a very important task. This is scientific innovation and technical cooperation. This forum will create an important platform for specific cooperation in this area.