The issue of efficient use of intellectual potential – one of the most topical for Ukraine. This was stated by first Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Serhiy Arbuzov 27 June during the opening of the first International expert session “How to make intellect a development resource of Ukraine?“, organized public project “Foundation for Future” with the support of the Cabinet.
According to Arbuzov, intelligence – it is the primary source of innovation, technologies, high-tech products. Therefore, the first Vice Prime Minister is convinced, the result of the work of the International expert session will be proposals for specific mechanisms of development of intellectual potential of Ukraine.
“The government, in turn, ready to introduce new, innovative approaches and measures. In addition, I look forward to serious business participation in this program”, – Arbuzov said..
According to him, confirmation has been received from private investors and enterprises, that in these types of projects will be invested order 40 mn. And one of the tasks he considers the search for the answer to the question, how to effectively use these tools, why I suggested to consideration of participants of session, several of the principles.
“First – the use of these funds should not duplicate government spending on science and related areas. Second – be funded have ideas and projects, instead of ranks and titles. Third – the expenditure of funds must be absolutely transparent, and highly focused on achieving goals”, – explained the first Vice Premier.
In the future, it proposes to create an optimal model of financing of projects on building up intellectual capital with the involvement of local governments.