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MOSCOW, August 1. /TASS/. The organizing Committee of Russian Internet award “Prometheus-2017” on Tuesday announced the opening of nominations of candidates. The prestigious award will be presented for the seventh time websites, mobile applications and Internet projects for technological, economic, cultural, social, educational or recreational contribution to the life of people.

The organizer of the competition this year is the news Agency TASS, the General partner, the international promotion company ACB.

“TASS has always supported the prize as a General information partner, and for the second year in a row, we act as its organizers, – said General Director of the Agency Sergey Mikhailov. – “Prometheus” – a social project TASS, whose main purpose is to benefit society, to make life all around easier and more convenient.”

This year the award has significantly changed the format . “We decided to reduce the number of categories, – said the head of the prize Committee, Razhapov Musayev. – Now there will be nine main categories and the tenth is free, where can apply those who could not find a suitable category among the main”.

Applications for the awards are accepted from August 1 to November 15 on the website www.iprometheus.ru.

The winners in the nomination “Science and education”, “Culture and art”, “the power of the state”, “Social activities,” “Entertainment, leisure, tourism, Sport, healthy lifestyle”, “media”, “Healthcare” and “Economics and business” call in December in the headquarters of the TASS in Moscow.

Last year the prize was awarded by the TV channel “Match TV” project Mail.Ru Group “Mediator”, Nizhny Novgorod Institute of applied technologies.