There was the first competition of the projects of young Ukrainian scientists. The 439 projects of 114 representatives from different universities and research institutions of Ukraine took part in the competition. The 79 projects became the winners. $ 47.6 thousand of funding from the state budget will be divided between them.
"Young scientists are the golden fund of the nation. The state will support them. The competition motivates scientists to new discoveries", says 51-year-old Liliya Grinevich, Minister of Education and Science.
Only PhDs under 35 and doctoral students and doctors under the age of 40 years were allowed to take part in the competition, Gazeta.ua reports.
"It is necessary that these talents were working in Ukraine and took part in the international projects", she added.