The Cuban diplomat said these projects were chosen in the context of the first contest of Belarus’ National Academy of Sciences and Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment.
For both nations this is an important day, since the cooperation deals signed on November 29, 2022 will become a reality, Perez pointed out.
According to the head of the Cuban diplomatic mission in Belarus, as part of the agreement a joint competition was announced in the second quarter of 2023. The Belarussian Republican Foundation for Basic Research was in charge of the execution.
Perez further noted that we can already speak of a high level of development of Belarussian-Cuban cooperation in the scientific field, and all thanks to the cooperation of our countries and presidents, who put the development of science in the foreground.
In his opinion, cooperation is developing in many areas of fundamental sciences that will have a concrete result, which is very pivotal for the economies of the two countries.
Plans foreseen for implementation within the framework of the first Belarussian-Cuban project competition have a high level of novelty, the authority added.
Results will facilitate to solve important issues in the development of science in areas such as the production of materials with improved physical and mechanical properties, lubricants and biodegradable coatings with greater resistance to wear and corrosion. Likewise, in the field of nanotechnology and biotechnology with the research and development of nano-vaccines, and the search for polyvalent compounds for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
While in the economic sciences, the development of methodological approaches to identify unrealized export potential and assess the economic benefits and risks of Belarussian-Cuban cooperation and identify an additional list of commodities in interstate trade will be addressed.