Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) and Tashkent State Technical University named after Islam Karimov will jointly create an innovative technopark. This unique project in its concept will be implemented in Tashkent city this year.
According to the Belarusian National Technical University, the new Science and Technology Park will become the first university subject of Uzbekistan’s innovation infrastructure. Participation in this project of the Science and Technology Park of the BNTU “Polytechnic” as a co-founder will allow uniting the scientific and innovative potential of the BNTU and TSTU for development of high-tech industries of international level with participation of students, undergraduates and doctoral students of both universities. It will also help Tashkent university to implement the Belarusian experience in the spheres of business incubator development and supporting high-tech projects and startups.
The concept of a new science and technology park has been developed and a calendar plan has been approved for preparing and conducting a cycle of activities aimed at enhancing innovation, developing scientific and entrepreneurial potential of Tashkent State Technical University. In addition, with participation of the faculty of both universities, a list of pilot projects was compiled, which will be implemented within the framework of the newly created technology park.
Among them, a priority project was identified for development and production of medical products. To prepare the basis for this innovative project, meetings of representatives of the Belarusian National Technical University were organized with the leadership of the Republican Scientific Center for Emergency Medical Care and the Republican Specialized Scientific Practical Medical Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics. During the negotiations, representatives of medical institutions of Uzbekistan noted the high level of products manufactured by BNTU, as well as expressed their willingness to work together in the created technopark.
Medical and engineering specialists from Belarus and Uzbekistan will take part in the first pilot project of the technopark.