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Posted: August 8, 2008

International competition of scientific papers in nanotechnology for young researchers

(Nanowerk News) The First International Competition of Scientific Papers in Nanotechnology for Young Researchers is to be held within the framework of the Nanotechnology International Forum RusNanoTech 2008, lead by the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies on December 3-5, 2008 at the International Exhibition Center of Moscow.
The main objective of the competition is to attract the attention of the scientific and business communities to the achievements of young researchers in the nanotechnology area.
Russian and international MSc and PhD students as well as researchers under 30 are welcome to participate in the competition. The content of scientific papers submitted to the competition have to comply with the topics of the Forum's sections (for full information please visit the www.rusnanoforum.com).
Scientific papers should be submitted as A1 posters (594x840 mm), which will be presented at the Forum as stand reports. The competition participants will have to attend the Forum personally and give presentation of their reports to special Commissions, formed by the Forum's Program Committee and Chairmen of the sections. The Commissions will examine stand reports to select the three best papers in each section.
Winners of the competition will be announced at a plenary session of the Forum on December 5, 2008. Authors of the best papers together with their scientific advisors will be awarded with honorable Forumís Diploma. The competition winners in each section will be also awarded with prize money:

1st place: 50,000 Rubels (approx. $2,100)

2nd place: 40,000 Rubels

3rd place: 30,000 Rubels

For more information

Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies,

Nametkin? Str., 12A, Moscow, Russia, 117420

Tel.: +7 (495) 642-73-35, 542-44-44;

Fax: +7 (495) 542-44-34

e-mail: rusnanoforum@rusnano.com

Source: Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies