Young Scientists Contest



 

The 17th European Union Contest for Young Scientists

Photos of the Opening and Award Ceremonies and Press Conference

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Opening Ceremony

Deputy for Minister of Education of the Russian Federation, Grigory Balihin - click for high-resolution version

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Government, Michael Y. Fradkov - click for medium-resolution version

Igor Fedorov, Rector of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University - click for medium-resolution version

Deputy for Minister of Education of the Russian Federation, Grigory Balihin

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Michael Y. Fradkov

Igor Fedorov, Rector of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University

Award Ceremony

Contestants and guests await the results of the contest...

Achilleas Mitsos, the European Commissionís Director-General for Research (centre), together with  Alexander Fursenko, Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (right) and Igor Fedorov, Rector of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University before the ceremony.

Alexander Fursenko, Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation addresses the contestants.

Contestants and guests await the results of the contest...

Achilleas Mitsos, the European Commissionís Director-General for Research (centre), together with  Alexander Fursenko, Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (right) and Igor Fedorov, Rector of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University before the ceremony.

Alexander Fursenko, Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation addresses the contestants.

View of the stage from the auditorium.

Igor Fedorov, Achilleas Mitsos and Alexander Fursenko

Ulf Merbold, the President of the Jury explains the challenges of judging the contest entries.

View of the stage from the auditorium.

Igor Fedorov, Achilleas Mitsos and Alexander Fursenko.

Ulf Merbold, the President of the Jury explains the challenges of judging the contest entries.

Press Conference

The press conference panel, from right to left: Ulf Merbold, Igor Fedorov, Alexander Fursenko and Achilleas Mitsos, (together with the interpreter and moderator of the press conference) Alexander Fursenko, Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (left) and Igor Fedorov, Rector of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University. The press conference panel flanked by the winners of the first, second and third prizes.

The press conference panel, from right to left: Ulf Merbold, Igor Fedorov, Alexander Fursenko and Achilleas Mitsos, (together with the interpreter and moderator of the press conference)

Alexander Fursenko, Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (left) and Igor Fedorov, Rector of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University.

The press conference panel flanked by the winners of the first, second and third prizes.