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28 / 11 / 2013

Expopriority’2013 International Forum: Innovative Projects Contest and Laureate Award Ceremony

The award ceremony of the Innovative Projects and Developments Contest was held within the frames of the Expopriority’2013 International Forum. The participants of the contest were Russian industrial and scientific organizations, higher educational institutions, innovation companies and individual inventors whose projects and developments were showcased at the exhibition.
The contest included several nominations. The special prize for the Best Innovation Project for Metropolis was given to the partner of the contest – the Moscow Innovation Development Center. This prize was instituted for Moscow innovation companies demonstrating new solutions, products, services and technology which can be in-demand for municipal economic development.
Alexey Popov from Air Force Academy named after prof. N.E. Zhukovsky and Y.A. Gagarin (Voronezh) was awarded a gold medal of the World International Property Organization (WIPO) for New Devices and Apparatus as the best inventor. Stanislav Kovshov from National Mineral Research University (University of Mines), nominated for Biotechnology, became the best young inventor.
Gold medals were given to the All-Russia Scientific Research Institute of Vegetable and Melon Growing of the Russian Agricultural Academy nominated for the best Biotechnology; Marshal A.M. Vasilevsky Military Academy of the Army Air Defense Corps nominated for the best IT Solutions; VCM Group ZAO nominated for Medicine of the Future; the Federal State Unitary Enterprise ‘State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation - A.I. Leipunsky Institute of Physics and Power Engineering’ nominated for the best New Devices and Apparatus; the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution ‘Institute of Solid State Physics of the Russian Academy of Science (ISSP RAS) nominated for the best Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technology.
Moscow Aviation Institute was awarded a special prize for the development of the device for monitoring effectiveness of the close-chest cardiac massage and coordinating the procedure of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation process in the category ‘the Best Innovative Project for Metropolis’.

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