President of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology has online meeting with Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
From the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in Minsk, Prof. Acad. Gusakov affirmed that Vietnam in general and the VAST are one of the closest partners of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The VAST has jointly implemented bilateral projects within the framework of cooperation with the Belarusian Foundation for Basic Research, as well as in the activities of the International Union of Academies currently run by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Prof. Acad. Gusakov and Prof. Acad. Chizik introduced the latest research achievements of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, especially new materials technology, biotechnology, environmental treatment technology, medicine and drug production, and proposed to continue joint research activities, towards commercialization of research results, and technology transfer to partners.
Prof. Acad. Vladimir Grigorievich Gusakov speaks at the meeting (Photo: Center for Informatics and Computing)
Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh highly appreciated the cooperation between the two academies, especially the connection efforts during the recent COVID-19 epidemic. He also affirmed that the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus is a great partner of the VAST in effectively implementing bilateral cooperation projects with a wide range of research contents, from basic science such as biodiversity, theoretical physics, mechanics to technology, such as antibacterial nanomaterials, composite membranes, gene technology and recombinant proteins, etc. This cooperation has yielded rich results in terms of scientific publication, technology development and training. The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus has coordinated research and successfully transferred unmanned aircraft manufacturing technology to the VAST. However, activities related to the application and transfer of research results are still not commensurate with the potential and current development requirements of both sides. Analyze in more detail the development problems in Vietnam that need scientific and technological solutions, as well as the responsiveness of VAST, based on the successes of previous cooperations between the two academies, Prof. Dr. Chu Hoang Ha on behalf of VAST proposed orientations for cooperation in research and development; testing and technology transfer; potential building; and human resource training between the two academies in the coming time.
Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh speaks at the meeting
Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh and Prof. Acad. Gusakov agreed that the two academies would continue to implement joint cooperation programs, promote technological research, especially modern technologies in the fields of new materials, biomedicine and environment through joint lab project; promote technology application and transfer. The two sides also connected training through the association between the two universities of the VAST with training programs of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The two academies will continue to exchange and develop a cooperation roadmap between the two sides in the new period to promote cooperation activities between two leading research institutions of Vietnam and Belarus, contributing to tightening the close and long-term friendship relationship between the two countries.
Translated by Tuyet Nhung
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