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The winners of the XII “Energy of Youth” Contest are announced in Moscow.

Today, on November 2nd, the winners of the XII All-Russian Contest of Youth Scientific Projects in the field of energy the “Energy of Youth” are declared in Moscow. The Expert Commission has chosen three groups of scientists who will get grants RUB 1 million each for the continuation of their research. This year’s winners come from Saint-Petersburg, Novosibirsk and Korolev.

As a recall, the “Global Energy”, Non-profit partnership holds the “Energy of Youth” Contest on an annual basis since 2004. It has become a perfect opportunity for the scientists less than 35 years of age to make a statement and the first step towards the creation and implementation of innovative ideas and projects.

Each year the competition is becoming more representative. Over the last eleven years 180 young scientists from 43 research centers have become its winners. Currently, the program reaches 56% of the areas and 74% (51 regions) in Russia. The total amount of the grants accounts to RUB 32.5 millions.

The winners of the XII All-Russian Contest of Youth Scientific Projects in the field of energy “Energy of Youth” have become:

1. Alexei Buchkov. Theme of research: Mechanochemical Synthesis of new types of solid biofuels from renewable raw materials. (Novosibirsk)

2. Sergei Kasheev. Theme of research: Aviation Raman lidar for search of oil and gas fields (Saint-Petersburg)

3. Ivan Matsak. Theme of research: Remote power supply of aircraft and robotic devices with infrared radiation on Earth and in space. (Korolev).

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