News:The BRICS Young Innovator Prize has been awarded to Ravi Prakash for his indigenously designed affordable milk chilling unit at fourth BRICS-Young Scientist Forum(YSF)–2019.
About BRICS Young Scientist forum:
- The BRICS Young Scientist Forum(YSF) was established in 2015 at the 2nd BRICS Science,Technology and Innovation(STI) Ministerial Meeting in Brazil.
- The first BRICS Young Scientist Forum(YSF) was held in India in 2016.
- The forum was established to provide a platform for connecting & networking amongst the BRICS youth in order to harness their knowledge for resolving common societal challenges through research and innovation.
- The BRICS Young Scientist forum had also established the BRICS Young Innovator Prize.
- The prize aims to recognise and reward the best results related to research, development and innovation projects that represent technological innovation and a potential contribution to the science and technology sector of the BRICS countries.
- BRICS is the acronym coined for an association of five major emerging national economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
- The BRICS 2019 summit is being held in Brasilia under the theme BRICS: Economic Growth for an Innovative Future.