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On the visit of the Belarusian Delegation to Philadelphia, PA

The Belarusian Delegation took part in the events of the 23rd Annual Eurasian – American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT) from May 30 – June 7, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY.


Major Sessions of RANIT were held on June 3 in the Mayor’s Reception Room at Philadelphia City Hall. The following Belarusian representatives were among speakers at the conference:

- Pavel Shidlovsky, Charge d’Affaires, a.i. of Belarus in the U.S.;

- Vladimir Karyagin, Chairman, Republican Confederation of Entrepreneurship;

- Andrei Hancharou, Director of the Institute of Biophysics and Cell Engineering, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

Sessions focused on information technology, biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry, medical equipment, life sciences, alternative energy, nanotechnology, chemical industry, educational technology, and entrepreneurship.

In 2019 RANIT also highlighted the Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council’s 25th Anniversary Celebration.


On June 5, 2019 Andrei Hancharou made a presentation on Belarusian biotechnology sector at Global Innovations Hubs session in the framework of international BIO Convention which took place in Philadelphia on June 3-6, 2019.