On October 14, 2020, the Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology Alexander Shumilin presented the V.I. Blinnikov Gold Medal "For contribution to inventive and patent work" to Galina Bazhina, Head of the Chemistry Division of the Industrial Property Examination Department of the National Center of Intellectual Property.
Galina Bazhina was awarded this medal for excellent professional achievements, significant personal contribution to the development and enhancement of the intellectual potential of the Belarusian people.
The decision to award the representatives of the member states of the Eurasian Patent Organization, including the Belarus representative, was made at the 36th meeting of the EAPO Administrative Council in September this year.
Gold medal named after V.I. Blinnikov "For Contribution to Inventive and Patent Work" is an award of the Eurasian Patent Organization established in honor of the first President of the Eurasian Patent Office Viktor Blinnikov, a prominent figure in the field of intellectual property in the Eurasian region, the founder of the EAPO. The medal is awarded to inventors, specialists and organizations in the intellectual property sphere who have made a significant contribution to the development of inventive activity and legal protection of inventions in the Eurasian region, as well as to the creation, formation and development of the EAPO.
At the end of the ceremony, Alexander Shumilin noted the high level of results shown by the National Center of Intellectual Property, as Belarus IP Office, and also congratulated all women on Mother's Day.