On September, 1 the “Global Energy”, Non-Profit Partnership announces the beginning of application period for participation in the XIII All-Russian contest of Youth scientific projects “The Energy of Youth”. Young Russian scientists under 35 years of age from all regions of country are eligible for the grant. The due date for application is October, 15. Each winner will receive a grant of RUB 1 mln. for the continuation of research. The total prize fund – RUB 3 mln.
The final event of the All-Russian contest the “Energy of Start” aimed at formation of the students` conscious choice of the future profession will be held at the end of August, in the Sverdlovsk region. The winners of the Engineering solutions Contest will participate in the VI Inter-regional summer educational forum the “Energy of Youth”.
The Global Energy Prize laureates not only successfully develop energy-saving technologies but also support Russian initiatives aimed at promotion of energy-saving lifestyle and introduction of particular those technologies among the population. Thus, the 2015 Global Energy Prize laureate Shuji Nakamura will be the ambassador of the first All-Russian festival on energy-saving #ВместеЯрче, which will be held from the 2nd to 4th of September 2016.
The Global Energy Prize laureate Shuji Nakamura has been elected to Academia Sinica, Taiwan’s preeminent research institution.