Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of Sweden

, Kyiv 21:33

Scientific and tеchnical cooperation of Ukraine and Sweden

In recent years Ukrainian-Swedish cooperation in scientific and technical area has been developing actively.

Among the main spheres of cooperation are: renewable sources of energy and energy efficiency, nuclear and radiation safety, efficient use of water resources, health, scientific and applied research, the operation of technology parks, environmental protection and so on.

A good perspective has cooperation between Swedish company «Misen Enterprises AB» and Ukrainian state companies «Naftogas» and «Ukrgazvydobuvannia». The projects is aimed at recovery and intensification of inactive and unproductive oil wells, use of new technologies for the development of oil and natural gas fields, construction of modern compressor units, maintaining reservoir pressure and introduction of new technologies for increasing the extraction of hydrocarbons.

Collaboration between the leading Ukrainian and Swedish institutes and universities in the sphere of applied and scientific researches gained dynamic features, in particular: between National Medical University named after O.Bohomolets (Kyiv) and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm; Kyiv National Technical University (KPI) and Royal Institute of Technology (KTN) in Stockholm.

Ukraine and Sweden has been enlarging scientific cooperation in the area of environmental radiation monitoring. During last years the experts from the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspection of Ukraine and the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority participated in the range of seminars in Sweden and Ukraine on the actual problems in this sphere aimed at the elaboration of practical recommendations on improving of safety of Ukrainian nuclear power plants in accordance with the IAEA and EU requirements.

Due to the presence of the powerful scientific potential of both countries and positive trends in the development of Ukrainian-Swedish scientific cooperation in recent years, the Sides have good prerequisites for further successful cooperation in the future.

Among the priorities of bilateral relations is also the cooperation in the framework of the Agreement on the development cooperation between Ukraine and Sweden.

 It worth to intensify the cooperation in the energy efficiency sphere where Sweden has a huge experience that is of great importance for Ukraine.