17 OCTOBER 2019

Science and business: Umnik (Brainbox) competition winners from Belgorod are to get 500,000 rubles for project development


On December 11–14, 2018,the finals of the All-Russian Contest Umnik (Brainbox) 2018 were hosted in Belgorod. The expert board included CEO of TH Group Alexander Dubovitsky.

The finals were held at business space Contact. The event coordinators were the Department of the Economic Development of the region and regional branch of the Innovation Support Fund, Belgorod Regional Resource Innovation Center. Among visitors of the scientific and technical conference were executives of the region's leading industrial and IT enterprises — e.g. CEO of Reliability Technologies Alexander Dubovitsky.

The experts had to pick the most promising projects from almost a hundred works and provide recommendations to authors on how to improve and rework their projects.

During the finals, young scientists presented 56 projects in 6 fields: Digital Tech, Resource-Saving Power, New Materials and Chemical Technologies, New Instruments and Intelligent Process Technologies, Medicine and Resource-Saving Technologies, Biotechnologies.

Following the final opinion of the board and total results, 19 projects will get grants: each of them will received 500,000 for project development.