Conference in Riga 19.05.-23.05.14

Professor Sloka welcomes participants and introduces prof. Bruno,

Dean Faculty of Economics and Management. In his speech, Professor

Bruno gives a brief overview of the faculty where enrolled about 2,000

students. Faculty Training 3rd cycle programs in economics and


After a brief greeting Dr. Kaufman, professor Sloka gives

understanding of the University of Latvia in Riga – the structure of the

university, its training programs and details on the implementation of

programs undergraduate and master’s programs. Presentation of the

National Coordinator of Belarus.


Dr. Cyril Dobreho notes many details Belarusian knowledge triangle,

such as:

– Parks that act as know how transfer agencies,

– Participation of students in the research process thesis and internships,

– Legal framework set by the National Center for Education Codex, patent

rights laws on infrastructure financing opportunities for innovation,

– Organizational structure and training provided by universities.

Scientific technology association “Infopark” is the largest association of

businesses and organizations with software development in Belarus. In his

speech Olga Zavyalova allows participants to get acquainted with the

history list members, committees, and community centers, as well as basic

functions and initiatives of the Union.

Based on some conceptual considerations professor, Dr. Alexander Grischuk

focus his speech on different general approaches to implementing knowledge

triangle in Ukraine.


In order to accelerate the implementation of the knowledge triangle it offers


– Creating structural units – Innovative Offices;

– Support the processes of innovation and research and training Research personnel;

– The creation of a national network platform “Universities 4 Innovation”;

– Development and publication of a practical handbook “Building innovation Ukrainian

culture in universities.


After a brief greeting prof. Sloka and rector of the University of Latvia acts

Alla Novikova, Deputy Director of the State “The State Road Transport Research Institute”.


She began her speech with a brief review of the scientific potential and power

its institutions, and provides detailed information on financial and legal framework

innovation and innovation strategy in Ukraine. Technology parks play a very

important role in the implementation of innovative strategies. It explains how the

parks supported and gave examples of successful technology parks.

Dr. Kaufman presents a general model of knowledge triangle, explains the

interaction between academic education, research and innovation and key terms

knowledge triangle.


Based on these explanations, it shows the coherence between the initial situation,

specification requirements analysis problems and target specification, which reflects

this consistency according to the schedule of the project FKTBUM.