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EECA Cluster contact points in Ukraine

ICT Environment, Innovation policies and International cooperation report (October 2014)


In the framework of the former Soviet Union Ukraine had developed a strong tradition in the fields of cybernetics, mathematics and computer science. Ukraine is one of the few countries in the world which has produced space stations, global radio, microwave and satellite communication systems, aircraft, nuclear submarines and surface vessels, nuclear power generating stations and other achievements of modern engineering. In addition, Ukrainian engineers, scientists and programmers have been engaged in large-scale complex projects for forty years, cutting across various technology disciplines.


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ICT R&D Priorities in TAJIKISTAN

Ensuring country's connectivity with other countries of the world is the vitally important issue of the economic development of the country. Telecommunication and information technologies are being developed within programs and strategies that have been previously adopted. In this regard, it is scheduled that major telecommunication services, namely local, inter-municipal and international telephony as well as access to the Internet will be ensured in all communities regardless of their geographical situation.

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EECA Cluster contact points in Russia

ICT Environment, Innovation policies and International cooperation report (October 2014)


Russia has been traditionally known as the "old" scientific partner of the European Union. Many developments have taken place in recent years in Russia and its image as the "old" partner has changed. Russia has a strong R&D sector, though the scale of conducted research activities and their financial support have been considerably reduced compared to the ones observed in the Soviet Union. During the last 10 years, R&D funding in Russia has been growing permanently, facilitated by the constant GDP growth (6-7% per year) and by the increase in the R&D expenditures (1.4% of GDP by 2004).


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