In Belarus, the output of scientific, technical and innovative products has more than doubled in five years. This was stated by President Alexander Lukashenko at the Second Congress of Scientists. He touched upon the role of the Belarusian scientists, the integration of science and production. A lot of discussions were devoted to the difficulties of introducing developments. The key document of the forum – the strategy of «Science and Technology» included the future model of «Intellectual Belarus». Its key components are the digital economy and the creation of an IT-country. Belarus also intends to defend national interests in the scientific sphere on the international arena. Alexander Lukashenko assured that results oriented initiatives and breakthrough ideas will always be supported by the state.