On November 25, 2015 Chairman of Presidium, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Vladimir Gusakov held talks with the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences delegation headed by Chairman of Siberian Branch Alexander Aseev. The parties exchanged their proposals concerning further development of cooperation. In particular, the Siberian colleagues expressed their interest in closer cooperation in the area of chemical synthesis, new materials, biotechnology engineering, production of pharmaceuticals and agricultural fertilizers. The Belarusian party expressed their special interest towards their colleagues’ experience in advanced processing of oil and related products.
Director of B.I.Stepanov Insitute of Physics Nikolai Kazak mentioned a number of projects, under which Belarusian scientists could collaborate with the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, that is radiophotonics, growing semiconductor structures, microwave electronics, piezoelectric elements, laser medicine and electronics, lidars, materials, metamaterials.
Also, it was suggested that a coordination centre responsible for the joint activities of the RAS Siberian Branch and NAS of Belarus should be set up.