1 Dobrov Institute for Scientific and Technological Potential and Science History Studies of the NAS of Ukraine

Nauka naukozn. 2020, 2(108): 28-53


Section: Problems of science and technology potential

Language: Ukrainian

Abstract: Ukraine is a strategic partner of the EU in a wide range of fields including science and technical spheres. Institutional and legal base of Ukraine and EU shaped over the last years generated invaluable experience and opportunities for harmonization of mutual interests, directions, goals and tasks of cooperation that establish a solid foundation for further intensification and extension of the existing ties. The article shows the scientific potential of the NAS of Ukraine in the context of international science and technology cooperation. The article highlights the priorities and directions of science and technology cooperation with foreign partners under various scientific programs of the EU, NATO, the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN), Ukrainian Science and Technology Center, the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and other international organizations. The article analyzes the results of the implementation of the projects of EU Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, “Horizon — 2020”; the results of the collaboration NAS scientists with their colleagues from the countries of the former Soviet Union under joint multilateral projects, including Pan-European ones, and under direct bilateral arrangements. The article concludes with recommendations for the cooperation enhancement. It is argued the signing of the Agreement on the Associated Membership of Ukraine in the EU Framework Program “Horizon — 2020” opened up new opportunities for our country’s accession to the European research area. The study showed that joint research and development by NAS scientists and international organizations is aimed on studying the priority fields of science and technology complex of Ukraine; it is argued that the expansion of international cooperation may be a powerful impetus to the development of basic and applied research at the Academy`s institutes.

Keywords: international science and technology cooperation, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, European Research Area, joint research projects, international scientific organizations, EU Framework Program on Research and Innovation “Horizon – 2020”, NATO Science for Peace and Security Program, Ukrainian Science and Technology Center, European Organization for Nuclear Research.


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