On December 13, Prime Minister of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov took part in the awarding ceremony of the winners of XII contest “50 best innovative ideas for the Republic of Tatarstan” at Korston hotel.
The contest is held every year and aims to motivate innovative activity of scientists, inventors, students and school children, and create conditions for implementing new prospective technologies and developing knowledge-intensive production in order to increase competitiveness of Tatarstan enterprises.
The contest is organized by the Investment and venture fund of the Republic of Tatarstan, Academy of sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan and Ministry of Education and Science.
In 2016, the Expert council considered 2,156 innovative ideas that were presented at the contest.
Speaking at the ceremony, Ildar Khalikov said that Tatarstan will always support ambitious people.
“I congratulate all winners of the contest and wish that their genius ideas will become commercializable projects that will be implemented in the industry and people’s lives,” Khalikov said.