Rola międzynarodowej współpracy naukowo-technicznej w warunkach współczesnych
The article describes prerequisites of development and forms of the internationals scientific - technical cooperation. Against this background, there is discussed the present significance of this cooperation from the viewpoint of those countries which participate in it. The disproportion between growth of needs in the field of scientific - technical progress and growth of outlays for the is purpose grew wider in the seventies. As a result, the importance of rationalization function of this cooperation was enhanced. This cooperation provides a chance for overcoming the negative consequences of the above mentioned disproportion, and especially as regards countries with a small or average economic potential.