Komi summed up the regional contest Innovations in Economy, Management and Education and awarded 13 projects according to the results. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Republic.
The main criteria for evaluating innovative projects are the relevance and novelty of solutions, the economic feasibility of their implementation, market demand in results of the projects, their compliance with the priorities for economic and social development of the region, the availability of export opportunities, as well as the professionalism of implementation - the Minister of Economic Development of Komi Anton Friedman said. – The decision of the competition commission was based on expert judgment, as well as on projects’ presentations.
The winners in the Best Innovation Project category were three organizations of the republic. The first place went to a company with the project The Development of Career of#1 Nonstaining Bauxites of Vezha-Vorykvinsk Deposit. The second place was won by an innovation firm with the project The implementation of electronic document flow based on Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation 2010 in educational institutions. The third place went to the Institute of Physiology KSC UB RAS with its project Pectic polysaccharides - effective natural plant growth regulators.
Komi State Pedagogical Institute with its project Teaching and methodical complex on local history for elementary schools won the category Social Innovation.
The High inventive level category went to Institute of Biology Komi Science Centre of UB RAS for its project New methods of chloroaniline and methylphenol determining in water environment.