Young scientists competition “Restore Donbas together”
15:13 / 11 Jan. 2016 / 1178
Community initiative “Restoring Donbas” presented the competition among young scientists “Restore Donbas together” The contest was launched on October 2015. The main goal of the event – is to involve Ukrainian students, graduate students and young scientists into implementation of the projects designed to rebuild destroyed Donbas and help IDPs to adapt to the new location.
According to estimates of the jury, the largest number of applications was submitted for the projects in the category “Housing for IDPs.” In total, organization has received 35 applications (among it there are 10 collective applications). The second place goes to the nomination “Educational objects”. There are 23 applications (4 collective applications). Another 13 participants have applied for the “Objects of culture” category.
The winning projects will be determined in each category. The authors will receive a prize of UAH 10 thousand plus two special prizes. The most interesting works will be offered to the authorities and investors on Ukrainian territories of Donbas in order to implement these projects. A database of such projects will be the foundation for large-scale construction in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Nowadays, community initiative has accepted 81 applications in accordance with offered nominations.
In addition, according to the jury, it was submitted more than 30 applications beyond the suggested nominations, namely: restoration of bus stations, car parks, cafes, entertainment centers, service stations, etc.
Submitting of the projects from applicants will last until February 28, 2016.