Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine supported the draft laws on ratification of documents on the scientific and technological cooperation between Ukraine and European Union, reported on the site of Ministry of Education.
Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union on scientific and technological cooperation and ratification of an Agreement on Ukraine's participation in the European Union "Horizon 2020 - Framework Program for Research and Innovation" were supported by Ukrainian MPs.
Minister of Education and Science Serhiy Kvit highlighted that ratification of international agreements is really significant step, because Ukrainian scientists from numerous universities and academic institutions will have an opportunity to access financial resources amount to 80 billion euros on a competitive basis. "This is the real way to European integration, creation of appropriate conditions for the development of our science”, said Kvit.
In addition, the ratification of the Agreement on the participation of Ukraine in the EU Programme "Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation" will complete the internal procedures necessary for its entry into force. Thus, Ukraine will be able to enter the new level of partnership with the EU in the field of science, technology, universities, research institutions, Ukraine will be able to joint researches, and create a basis for structural reforms in science.