The second group included works of students, cadets and students of institutions of higher education, working youth, young scientists up to 35 years. Representatives of the NASB organizations won in 6 nominations out of 10 in that group.
Anna Poleshko, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Biophysics and Cell Engineering of the NAS of Belarus, the author of the project "Creation of a collection of induced pluripotent stem cells obtained from patients with rare genetic diseases", won in the nomination "Bio and nanoindustry." Anna Shchayuk, Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the NAS of Belarus, with the project "Study of molecular genetic features of the pathogenesis of non-small cell lung cancer" was the best in the category "Medicine, pharmacy, medical equipment." Tatyana Glevitskaya, Research Fellow at the Institute of Physical-organic Chemistry of the NAS of Belarus, won in the nomination "Chemical industry, petrochemical industry" with the project "Smart-membranes for food industry." Pavel Begunov, Research Fellow at the Center for LED and Optoelectronic Technologies of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the author of the project “Device for Precision UV Exposure”, won in the nomination "Industrial and construction technologies and production." Lyudmila Sokolovskaya, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Meat and Dairy Industry of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, with the project "Innovative technologies for the production of condensed milk canned foods with a low content of disaccharides" won in the category "Agroindustrial production technologies." Alexei Bakunovich, Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of Biochemistry of Biologically Active Compounds of the NAS of Belarus, the author of the project "Electronic Atlas "Healing of a full-layer skin wound: microanatomy and histology", won in the nomination "Energy, including nuclear power and energy efficiency."
In total, the organizers received about 2 thousand applications this time. After a preliminary assessment, 800 youth initiatives were presented in the regions of Belarus and in Minsk. 107 projects, developments and ideas entered the national final.
As a result, 20 winners were determined in 10 categories. All finalists received certificates of participants of the 100 Ideas for Belarus contest. Based on the decision of the Competition Council, 10 best projects will receive grants for the development of business plans to participate in the competition in the manner and under the conditions specified by the SCST.
This year, Academician Vladimir Agabekov, Director of the Institute of Chemistry of New Materials of the NAS of Belarus, was a member of the expert council.