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Alyaxandar Shumilin: “100 Ideas for Belarus” Competition Involves Young People in Innovation

Alyaxandar Shumilin: “100 Ideas for Belarus” Competition Involves Young People in Innovation

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Alyaxandar Shumilin: “100 Ideas for Belarus” Competition Involves Young People in Innovation

The contest “100 Ideas for Belarus” involves young people in innovative activities, including for solving the issues of the state socio-economic development. This was announced today at the opening ceremony republican youth innovation project final “100 Ideas for Belarus” by Alyaxandar Shumilin, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus. “The experience of the annual competition showed that we not only managed to unite young people and boost their scientific and innovative activities, but also create a kind of 'piggy bank' for collecting ideas and promising scientific and technical youth developments that can benefit both the country as a whole, branches of the economy, an enterprise or a settlement,” he said.

Alyaxandar Shumilin added that the winners of the youth contest “100 Ideas for Belarus” may receive funds for developing business plans for their projects and participate in the Republican contest of innovative projects. This competition has been held since 2010 and is, in fact, the country's main competition for identifying and promoting young, talented, and promising specialists. Over 10 years, the competition council reviewed more than 1,200 projects.