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The Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia holds the International Competition "Smart Solutions of Cities: East – West"

12.07.2022 Пресс-центр Ассамблеи народов Евразии 105 просмотров

The Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia, with the support of the A.M. Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Foundation, is holding an international competition "Smart Solutions of Cities: East - West".

The objectives of the competition are to create a broad dialogue platform for expanding the network of international contacts between young scientists from Russia and the countries of the Middle East and North Africa; assistance in disseminating the results and achievements of young scientists from different countries in the field of the following socially significant topics: "green cities", "urban regeneration", "safe cities", "accessible inclusive cities"; increasing the level of competence of participants in the field of international scientific, technological and innovative cooperation related to the issues of "smart" management and use of urban life systems.

Young scientists (undergraduates, postgraduates or researchers of an educational organization of higher education without a degree) from the following countries can take part in the competition: Russian Federation, UAE, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco. 

The competition jury will include representatives from among the teaching staff of universities from various countries and international organizations. According to the results of the competition, 5 Russian and 5 foreign projects will be selected.

To participate, young scientists submit their projects to the Organizing Committee in electronic form by e-mail .

Other conditions of the tender are specified in the tender documentation.

The term of the contest "Smart solutions of cities: East - West":

  • from August 07, 2022 to October 10, 2022 inclusive.

The deadline for submission of competitive works is September 30, 2022.

The deadline for the announcement of the results of the competition is October 10, 2022.

The winners of the competition receive diplomas and are provided with air tickets and accommodation to participate in the International Forum "Smart Solutions of Cities: East-West", which will be held in Moscow from November 4-10, 2022.

Requirements and list of documents for participation in the international competition

It is necessary to submit to the Organizing Committee in electronic form by e-mail the following mandatory documents:

  • a document confirming the current status of a master's or postgraduate student of a university in one of the countries mentioned above (a university certificate, a confirmation letter from the program manager, a confirmation letter from a university professor to choose from);
  • consent to the processing of personal data in the form approved by the Assembly of Peoples of Eurasia (download);
  • project presentation up to 12 slides (in PPT(X) or PDF format) or video presentation up to 90 seconds in English;
  • a brief summary of the project in English up to 1200 characters.

To participate in the competition, young scientists also provide the following additional documents to the Organizing Committee in electronic form by e-mail

  • list of published scientific articles, projects, works;
  • list of presentations at scientific conferences;
  • copies of documents confirming that the young scientist has prizes, prizes and other awards, indicating recognition of his scientific or other creative achievements;
  • copies of documents confirming the receipt and implementation of grants, scientific scholarships, completed scientific internships in programs in the field of development of scientific and scientific-technical activities for young scientists;
  • list of patents, positive decisions, utility model certificates;
  • a list of developed and implemented software products, databases, laboratory equipment, etc.;
  • list of submitted applications for inventions and innovation proposals;
  • letters of recommendation.

Evaluation criteria


(max. 26)


Compliance of the project topic with the requirements of clause 1.2 of this Regulation. (Works that do not meet this criterion are removed from consideration.)

no – 0
there is -5


The relevance of the project for the proposed territories.

no – 0
there are - from 1 to 10 (according to the decision of the experts of the Organizing Committee of the competition)


The number of printed publications on the topic of the contest, where the participant is the author or co-author.

no – 0
from 1 to 3 – 1
from 4 to 5 – 2
over 5 – 3


The participant has patents of invention, positive solutions, certificates for utility models, industrial designs, certificates of registration of software products.

no – 0
there are – 2


Participation in experimental design and technological works that contribute to the implementation of the subject of the competition (clause 1.2 of the Regulations).

no – 0
there are – 2


Participation in scientific research that contributes to the implementation of the competition topic (clause 1.2 of the Regulations), the results of which have been put into practical use.

no – 0
there are – 2


Participation in scientific conferences, seminars over the past 5 years on the topic.

no – 0
there is – 1


The presence of letters of recommendation.

no- 0
there is - 1

Regulations on the competition "Smart solutions of cities: East-West" (PDF)

The Organizing Committee has the right to request additional information from the participants within the framework of the competition. If the requested information is not provided, the organizer has the right to reject the application for participation in the competition.

In case of establishing the unreliability of the information contained in the application submitted by the participant of the competition and other documents, such participants are suspended from participating in the competition at any stage of the competition.

All materials submitted for participation in the competition are not returned to the participants of the competition and are not reviewed.

The participants of the competition are required to submit a written consent to the processing of personal data submitted to the Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia for participation in the competition.

Personal data is used and stored solely for the purposes of conducting the contest, selecting and announcing the winners.

The Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia ensures the security of the processed personal data of the contest participants in accordance with the requirements of the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

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