Presentation on theme: "Cooperation of the Republican Centre for Technology Transfer with International Technology Transfer Networks Dr Alexander A. Uspenskiy, Director, Republican."— Presentation transcript:
Cooperation of the Republican Centre for Technology Transfer with International Technology Transfer Networks Dr Alexander A. Uspenskiy, Director, Republican Centre for Technology Transfer, Republic of Belarus International Seminar “Scientific and Technological Innovation: National Experience and International Cooperation” (29 May 2007, Conference Room II (C07), Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria
The Republican Centre for Technology Transfer (RCTT) was founded in May 2003, under the aegis of the State Committee on Science and Technologies of the Republic of Belarus (SCST), the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
RCTT’s PRIMARY GOAL is to promote the co-operation between developers, users of high technologies and investors.
TASKS SET FOR RCTT creating and maintaining information databases meant for serving clients in the technology transfer sector; providing RCTT’s clients with access to international databases on technology transfer, research and development; assisting innovation activity agents in development and promotion of their innovation and investment projects;
TASKS SET FOR RCTT instructing and training specialists in research- and innovation-related entrepreneurship; establishing RCTT’s offices across the country, with the aim to create a unified national network of technology transfer centres; establishing RCTT’s field offices all over the world, with the aim to assist and promote the international scientific and technical collaboration, and exchange of specialists.
RCTT OFFERS ITS SERVICES TO innovation activity agents in Belarus, foreign companies and investors.
RCTT’s SERVICES RENDERED TO BELARUSIAN INNOVATION ACTIVITY AGENTS Search of technologies, professionals, business partners and investors in Belarus and abroad; assistance in establishing of joint ventures; Assistance in development of innovation and investment projects; placing the project-related information in the UNIDO, IRC and YET2.COM formats on RCTT’s e-portal, in the specialized databases, particularly in the UNIDO Exchange network system, Russian Technology Transfer Network (RTTN), European IRC network, yet2.com Inc. Network (USA), in foreign agencies, media and published editions;
RCTT’s SERVICES RENDERED TO BELARUSIAN INNOVATION ACTIVITY AGENTS Development of business plans; Carrying marketing research; Organizing RCTT clients’ participation in exhibitions, conferences, seminars and other events in the innovation activity domain; Organizing and delivering refresher, upgrading and advanced training courses, seminars and workshops for the personnel of research institutions, higher-education institutes and universities, SMEs.
RCTT’s SERVICES OFFERED TO FOREIGN COMPANIES AND INVESTORS Search of technologies, partners and appropriate specialists in Belarus; assistance in preliminary arrangements related to contracts; support of establishment of joint ventures in the country; Provision of information about projects initiated by Belarusian organizations; Carrying marketing research;
RCTT’s SERVICES OFFERED TO FOREIGN COMPANIES AND INVESTORS Posting information about projects being offered by RCTT’s foreign partners on the Web portal of RCTT; Placing information about proposed foreign partners’ projects on the Russian Technology Transfer Network (RTTN) and yet2.com Inc. Network, a technology transfer network of the USA; Organizing negotiations with Belarusian business partners; Preparing personal sojourn programs for people of business coming to Belarus.
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS RCTT has covenanted for technology transfer services with more than 140 Belarusian state-owned organizations, private enterprises and individuals. The National Academy of Sciences, Belarusian State University, Belarusian National Technical University are among the Centre’s clients. Owing to the support from the State Committee on Science and Technologies and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, there have been established five regional and sixteen branch offices of the RCTT across the country.
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS In the technology transfer domain RCTT has signed agreements with 40 organizations representing Armenia (1), Azerbaijan (1), China (11), Great Britain (2), Germany (3), India (1), Italy (1), the Republic of Korea (1), Poland (2), Kazakhstan (1), Russia (13), the USA (1), Sweden (1), and the Republic of South Africa (1).
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS In September 2006 RCTT inaugurated its field office at the Sino-Russian Technopark in Chanchung (China).
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS RCTT is a member of the following technology transfer networks: UNIDO Exchange Network (since 2003); Russian Technology Transfer Network (since 2004); yet2.com Network (USA; since 2005); Orchard Network (UK; since 2005); DTI Global Watch Service (UK; since 2006).
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS DOWNLOADABLE ELECTRONIC GUIDE BOOKS AND MANUALS OFFERED TO RCTT'S CLIENTELE: Manual for specialists engaged in technology transfer Preparing Investment Projects in the UNIDO Format Prior to Submission to RCTT; Manual for specialists engaged in technology transfer Preparing Innovation Projects in the UNIDO Format Prior to Submission to RCTT ; Operator's guide and manual on the technique of filling in the electronic forms on investment and innovation projects in the UNIDO format, prior to their submission to RCTT;
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS DOWNLOADABLE ELECTRONIC GUIDE BOOKS AND MANUALS OFFERED TO RCTT'S CLIENTELE: Manuals for preparing innovation projects in the format set by the IRC Network; Manuals for preparing innovation projects in the format set by the yet2.com Inc. Network (USA) ; Standards to be met by images being submitted for RCTT's cyber exhibition, the “Products” subsection, etc.
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS With the promotion and support from RCTT, novel products have been commercialized and put to mass production at the following enterprises in Belarus: Spetsmazki (Minsk) – production of plastic lubricant compounds for heavy-duty conditions; No.2566 Radio Electronic Arms Repair Works (Borisov) – Gas Generation Burners of up to 100 KW capacity; Tekhnoton Joint Venture (Belarus-Russia; Minsk) – production of fuel flow transducers for vehicles with diesel motors.
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS In 2005 – 2006, with the promotion and support from RCTT, the Research Institute of Heat and Mass Exchange of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus signed collaboration agreements with the Pacetronic Corporation (USA), Svedab (Sweden), P&P-Bridge Limited (New Zealand). According to the provisions of the agreements, these foreign companies are entitled as exclusive salesmen for worn tyre recycling plants in – respectively - the USA and Canada; Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark; across the New Zealand, Australia and Oceania, Indonesia and Malaysia.
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS At present, RCTT’s clients get assistance in foundation of a Belarusian-Russian joint venture, two Belarusian-Chinese joint ventures, in preliminary arrangements for licensing of Belarusian technologies with companies from Sweden, China, the USA and UK.
RCTT’s ACHIEVEMENTS RCTT is involved in the following international projects: “Strengthening the National System for Technology Transfer in the Republic of Belarus on the Basis of Information and Communication Technologies” (planned for 2006 – 2009). Financed by the Government of the Republic of Belarus, UNDP and UNIDO, “The International Innovation Centre of East, A Platform for Scientific and Economic Cooperation, New Technologies and Expert Support of Podlasie Region” (planned for 2006 – 2008). Financed by EU.
INNOVATION ACTIVITY AGENTS ARE WELCOME TO GET THEIR ACCESS TO RCTT’s RESOURCES VIA ITS E-PORTAL http://ictt.by/
THANK YOU! Dr Alexander A. Uspenskiy Director Republican Centre for Technology Transfer 66 - 100, Nezavisimosti Ave., Minsk 220072, Belarus Tel.: +375 17 2841499 Fax: +375 17 2840749 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org