INST

International Natural Sciences Tournament

Chemistry Physics Biology Pharmaceuticals Engineering

INST: instinct to innovate

I can participate in INST as

Team member

Bachelor and master undergraduate students

Coach

PhD students, holders and stuff in related fields

I need to do

At the extramural round

Do at home

  • 1.Sign up

  • 2.Solve tasks

  • 3.Submit solutions

Application deadline: May 15, 2016

At the intramural round

Do at Novosibirsk, Russia

  • 1.Present solutions to the experts

  • 2.Discuss Solutions with colleagues and experts

  • 3.Win:)

Tournament dates: October 11 - 16, 2016

I get with INST

Information on the current industrial and scientific problems
Developed skills in solving the tasks and presentation of your own ideas
A possibility to commercialize your own solutions into products and processes
Close acquaintance with employers
  • 2010

    First International Students Chemical Tournament was held at St. Petersburg State University, Russia. It was attended by the teams from Russia and Ukraine. The official language of the competition was Russian.

  • 2011

    Second International Natural Sciences Tournament was also held at St. Petersburg State University Russia. The number of the teams grew up. Problems on Biology and Physics were added to the competition. The official language of the competition was Russian.

  • 2012

    Third International Natural Sciences Tournament is best remembered for the claim of presentation one of the tasks in English. Problems on Pharmaceuticals were added to the competition.

  • 2013

    Fourth International Natural Sciences Tournament again surprised the participants stating a full day competition in English during the second day of Qualifying Games. Problems on Engineering were added to the competition.

  • 2014

    Fifth International Natural Sciences Tournament was divided into two separate leagues: Russian-speaking and English-speaking (International) once. The tournament was attended by the teams from Russia, Belarus, India and Indonesia.

  • 2015

    Sixth International Natural Sciences Tournament was also held in to separate leagues: Russian-speaking and International once. More than 20 teams from 18 countries and four continents solved the tasks in the extramural round.

  • 2016

    Seventh International Natural Sciences Tournament is moving to Novosibirsk State University (Russia). The official language of the competition will be English. We expect to grow up the number of the teams.

  • 2017

    Eighth International Natural Sciences Tournament will take place in a beautiful city Agra, India. The official language of the competition will be English.

INST: instinct to innovate

Sergey V. Safonov

PhD, Founder and Head

"...Today in a manpower market there is a huge demand for specialists who are able to solve groundbreaking interdisciplinary problems. The tournament is a perfect format which gives young bright scientists an opprotunity to solve current scientific and industiral problems and to level up personal skills. Since 2010 our participants have been proving that "INSTinct to innovate" can be cultivated and result into new outstanding products"