It is planned that the establishment of IAC ICRANet-Minsk on the basis of NASB will expand opportunities for Belarusian scientists to participate in new international programs and collaboration, in competitions for international grants, academic staff exchanges with a number of centers in Europe and America, belonging to ICRANet. In addition, the opening of the Center will let Belarus use the European IRAP-PhD program of graduate students training and exchange students with leading European universities.
Mr Ruffini showed great interest in expanding international scientific cooperation with Belarusian scientists and noted that Belarus has long existed and powerful scientific school, and studies carried out by Belarusian scientists are well known among international scientific community. That is why Belarus received a proposal on cooperation.
In turn, Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the NAS of Belarus Siargiej Kilin noted the success of Belarusian scientists in the field of laser systems, optics, design and manufacture of very precise mirrors that will be used in the established Center and will serve to their further commercialization.
Remo Ruffini also visited the Museum of History of NAS of Belarus, where he left a note in the book of honorary guests.