April 22, 2016 in the Central House of Officers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kiev awarding ceremony of the All-Ukrainian competition «Invention of the Year – 2015» was held. In 2015, the contest 394 works were submitted.
Best (awarded to the first place) in 2015 in the category "New substances and materials" was the invention "Composition for preventing corrosion of metals in the circulating system and method of disposal of waste water from industrial enterprises, which contain ammonium nitrogen" (patent number 109035, the authors: S. V. Nesterenko, O. P. Smilka, V. I. Grigorov, L. D. Kantsedal, L. P. Bannikov, V. O. Tkachov), established in O. M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv.
Congratulations to the winners and patent development, our colleagues: ass. Galkina Olena Pavlivna, Assoc., PhD. Tkachov Vyacheslav Olexandrovich (Department of Water, Sanitation and Water purification) and PhD. Nesterenko Sergey Viktorovich (Department of Chemistry)!