According to Nikolai Korolev, the Chairman of the Board of TopProm Holding, the All-Russian Contest for Young Geologists, which took place in the city of Berdsk, with TopProm Holding being one of its sponsors, is of strategic importance for securing the intellectual capital of our country".
The Contest is being held in the Novosibirsk Region from July 27 to August 4 with the support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia, the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use, and the region's government. 39 teams from all over the country, as well as teams from Kazakhstan, Belarus, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan take part in the Contest - all in all, over 500 contestants. Along with other businesses, TopProm became an official sponsor of the event.
“The initiative to organize such contests is worthy of much praise. They stimulate and challenge young people, promoting their interest in science. The Soviet and Russian geologists have always been highly rated in the world, standing in the forefront of the Russia's industrial force,” Nikolay Korolev added.