On Tuesday 22 January, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Institute of Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Republic of Armenia (IIAP NAS RA) and the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (UIIP NASB). Deputy Director of Science Vladimir Sahakyan signed on behalf of IIAP NAS RA and, on behalf of UIIP NASB, Deputy Director  for Scientific and Innovative Affairs, Sergey Kruglikov.

The aim of the memorandum is to ensure the development of science and technology in both countries, to strengthen scientific ties through international cooperation. Both parties already cooperate through partnership in the Eastern Partnership Connect project (EaPConnect). This memorandum will build this relationship further.

According to the MoU, both institutions are seeking ways to develop and carry out collaborative activities, such as exchange of scientists and researchers, implementing joint projects in different spheres with the use of technology, development of joint initiatives on information technologies.

The signing of the memorandum was preceded by a multilateral discussion between the parties which included the Director of the Institute of Mathematics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Sergei Lemeshevsky, and the scientific researcher of the Unified Institute of Mechanical Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Alexander Zaytsev.

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Deputy Director of Science of IIAP NAS RA Vladimir Sahakyan and Deputy Director for Scientific and Innovative Affairs of UIIP NASB Sergey Kruglikov., ©BASNET, ASNET-AM