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SCST accepts applications for participation in National Contest of Innovative Projects

SCST accepts applications for participation in National Contest of Innovative Projects

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SCST accepts applications for participation in National Contest of Innovative Projects

The State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus with the participation of the Ministry of Education, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Belarusian Innovation Fund, the BRYU and other interested organizations will hold the 9th National Contest of Innovative Projects in 2018. The contest will be held in two nominations: “Best Innovative Project” and “Best Youth Innovative Project” (people up to 35). Prospective innovation projects  with a detailed strategy of implementation (commercialization) and corresponding to the priority areas of scientific and technical activities in Belarus are considered within the contest.

Stages of the contest:

1. The acceptance of applications and the preliminary selection of projects, by September 15, 2018.
2. The expertise of innovation projects, by November 1, 2018.
3. Determination of winners and prizewinners of the contest, by December 2018.

Based on the results of consideration and protection of innovative projects, the contest board will determine the winners and prize-winners of the contest. There is one winner and five prize-takers in each nomination, two of them are runners-up and three are on the third place. 

Winners and prize-takers of the contest are awarded diplomas and prizes:
1st category 60 tariff rates (1,980 rubles) for the first place;
1st category 40 tariff rates (1,320 rubles) for the second place;
1st category 20 tariff rates (660 rubles) for the third place.

The contest board selects projects for further commercialization of their results among the winners and prize-winners, which will receive a certificate in the amount of 400 tariff rates (13,200 rubles).