On 21-22 September 2017, a meeting of the Technical Consultative Council of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and LG Electronics Inc. took place in the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The event was attended by a representative delegation of specialists and experts of the company led by Mr. Jeong-Soo Lee, First Vice President of LG Electronics Inc., Director of LG's Materials & Devices Advanced Research Institute (MDARI).
The sides reviewed the progress in the cooperation between the NASB scientific organizations and LG Electronics Inc. During the technical seminar the reports of representatives of the NASB scientific organizations had been heard.
Currently, scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and specialists of LG Electronics Inc. are co-implementing four projects in new materials, refrigeration systems (heat and mass transfer), and green technologies. The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and LG Electronics Inc. will define new avenues of joint research after an expert evaluation is carried out.
The meeting of the Technical Consultative Council of the NAS of Belarus and LG Electronics Inc., as well as a technical seminar took place on 21-22 September 2017 under the Agreement between the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and LG Electronics Inc. on the establishment of the Technical Consultative Council. According to the a NASB-LG Electronics agreement, the technical consultative council should convene at least once a year to discuss scientific research (projects), that will be conducted under the Agreement, or to exchange various general information.
The Technical Consultative Council is empowered to draft the list of projects to be co-implemented by the NASB and LG Electronics Inc. Belarus is represented in the body by the NASB leading scientists, heads of higher educational institutions and scientific organizations.
South Korea's LG Electronics Inc. is one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-technology consumer electronics, home appliances, and related products. The company is affiliated with LG Group. LG Electronics Inc. is headquartered in Seoul and operates 120 representative offices in 95 countries.