The Ministry of Strategic Industries of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Association of High-Tech Enterprises and Organizations "Cosmos" signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. reported Vice- Prime Minister Oleg Urusky on his Facebook page.
The parties agreed, in particular, to cooperate in the development of the foundations of the strategy and program documents for the further development of space activities in Ukraine; take all measures for innovative development; ensure interaction in the implementation of international events with the aim of integrating the state into the world market of space services.
In previous years, the "Cosmos" association signed memorandums of cooperation with the State Space Agency of Ukraine, the associations "Ukrsudprom", "Ukraviaprom", "Airports of Ukraine". Working contacts have been established with the German Aerospace Industry Association, the French Aerospace Industry Association, the Malaysian Aerospace Industry Association, the Netherlands Space Office. The Association has a representative office in the European Union and in 10 countries of the world.
In general, the Ukrainian Association "Cosmos" unites more than 60 enterprises and organizations, including the institutes of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, technical universities of the Ministry of Education and Science, state enterprises and institutions, private and joint-stock companies.
Earlier, the members of the Association "Cosmos" supported the actions of Vice Prime Minister Oleg Urusky on the organization and development of space activities in Ukraine. The Association appealed to the President of Ukraine V.A. Zelinsky, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine D.A. Razumkov and Prime Minister of Ukraine D.A. Shmygal with a request to intervene in the situation in the country's space industry.