On December 21, 2016 the winners and finalists of the Seventh Republican contest of innovative projects in 2016 were rewarded in the big conference hall at small business incubator CUE "Youth social service".
Two project of representatives of NASB organizations were among the winners. The representatives of the SSI "The Joint Institute of Mechanical Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus" with the project of the development and production of the combined utility vacuum truck cleaning and solarirradiance machine on base universal compact full-drive chassis with hydrostatic transmission won the 3rd place in nomination "The best innovative project". Alexey V. Kletskov from SSI "The Institute of Physical Organic Chemistry of the NAS of Belarus" with the project "Healthy products based on the 4-chloresterol" won the 3rd place in nomination "The best youth innovative project".
Competition experts considered projects with detailed implementation strategy (commercialization). 172 applications were submitted for the contest in 2016 year.