The bill on the fundamental principles of research declared admissible by the Senate

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Kinshasa, April 3rd, 2021, (CPA) .- The bill of the senator, Guy Loando Mboyo, determining the fundamental principles relating to scientific research and technological innovation, was declared admissible and sent to a mixed economic commission financial and infrastructure and land use planning for further consideration.

The Senate plenary, convened under the chairmanship of the President of the Upper House of Parliament, Prof. Modeste Bahati Lukwebo, made this decision after the response of the author, Guy Loando, to the concerns raised by the senators during the presentation of the economy of the text, November 2nd, 2020. According to the author, from all points of view, there is an urgent need to see the DRC revitalize scientific research and technological innovation. On this occasion, Senator Guy Loando spoke about the issue relating to the creation of the National Agency for the Promotion of Research Results (ANAVAR). The creation of ANAVAR is justified by the need, according to him, to promote and exploit the results of research work by a specific structure.

This would focus in particular on the rational and systematic exploitation and enhancement of research results, the promotion of the interests of researchers, the promotion and protection of industrial property.