Reception of applications for participation in the Republican contest of innovation projects is completed. Representatives of educational institutions, technoparks, technology transfer centers, scientific and practical centers and organizations submitted their applications for participation in the contest.
In total, 187 applications were received, including the nomination "The Best Innovation Project" - 96, "The Best Youth Innovation Project" - 91. This is a record-breaking number of applications for the 13 years of the competition's existence.
Seminars-trainings with the attraction of leading experts in innovation and venture activity, commercialization and business-planning are planned for all the participants.
The Competition Board will select one winner and five runners-up in each category, with two runners-up and three runners-up in third place. The winners will receive cash prizes ranging from 928 to 2752 BYN, and five projects will be selected to receive funds in the amount of 18272 BYN for commercialization.
The competition is held by the State Committee on Science and Technology with participation of the Ministry of Education, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Belarusian Republican Youth Union and the Belarusian Innovation Fund.
Source - SCST.