According to the decision of the NASB Competition Committee meeting (minutes No. 5 dated November 15, 2017), the executors of initiatives of the subprogram 1 “Innovative Biotechnologies’2020” of the State Program “High Technology and Engineering’2016-2020” have been chosen.
1. The Republican Scientific Subsidiary Unitary Enterprise "Institute of Flax" has been chosen an executor of the initiative to develop and put into production a biotechnology for cultivation of flax fiber on the basis of universal biofertilizers and complex preparations providing flax production of high technological quality.
2. The Educational Institution “Grodno State Agrarian University” has been chosen an executor of the initiative to develop and master the technology of obtaining and using a probiotic feed additive in beekeeping.
3. The Scientific and Production Republican Subsidiary Unitary Enterprise “Institute for Meat and Dairy Industry” of the Republican Unitary Enterprise “The Scientific and Practical Center for Foodstuffs of the NAS of Belarus” has been chosen an executor of the initiative to develop consortia of starter cultures based on mesophilic lactic acid bacteria isolated from natural sources and to master the production of concentrated starter cultures for cheese making with them.