In order to develop a creative initiative and encourage the young people working at the Transneft system organizations for the best research, development and design works contributing to the research and development potential of the Company, improvement of the production efficiency, improvement of the product and work quality, enhancement of production operation stability and safety, as well as saving human and material resources, Transneft youth contest is held every two years.
To be admitted to participation in the contest, young scientists and specialists of the Transneft system organizations, and creative teams of up to 3 members must be not older than 30 years.
The contest falls into three rounds in the form of a research and development conference in 7 directions (sections) embracing all the spheres of production activity of the Company.
Research, development and design works with elements of novelty and inventiveness in solutions providing effective response to actual production and scientific issues are submitted to the contest.
The contest winners are chosen collectively by the members of the contest committee of the Conference upon examinations of all of the participants’ presentations. The submitted works are evaluated according to the following criteria:
- novelty of the work taking into account the involvement of the author in the project;
- the degree of scientific development of the topic, including the quality of prepared materials;
- practical significance of the work in terms of its feasibility and economical effect of the project implementation;
- the paper presentation.
Winners of the IIIrd round of the contest (from the 1st to the 3rd place) are granted money prizes, as well as certificates and valuable presents.
The remaining participants of the final round are awarded with name certificates of participation.