Competition «Horizon-2100»'23 - RESULTS

The main purpose of the Competition is to motivate thinking youth from different countries with an active lifestyle to carry out a creative search for scientific, scientific-practical ideas, hypotheses, and sci-fi ideas about the distant future; identify the best gifted and active young people who are passionate and capable of scientific creativity, analysis and forecasting of the future.


Horizon 2100’23 International Youth Competition is a competition of scientific and science fiction works in which young people aged 16 to 30 of any nationality, ethnic group and people from different countries present their vision of the future at the turn of 2100. The competition has been held since 2019 and during this time has involved more than 2,100 smart creative young people from 69 countries who are passionate about the future. In general, including experts and participants in forums and various sessions, the project has reached more than 2,750 people from 92 countries.

The choice of the horizon of research, study, modeling and management of the future at the level of 2100 is not accidental. The youth, being the main generator of change, in itself represents the foreseeable future and it is they who will have to form the subsequent scenarios for its development.

The competition was announced on August 1. The results were summed up on December 18.

This year, the organization's website, in particular, in the section about the competition, was visited by 53,491 people. Of these: Russia – 35,162 visitors, other countries: 18,329 visitors.

Moreover, the visitors were from 134 countries of the world.

The working languages of the Project are Russian, English, Spanish, French, Chinese and Arabic.


For the best scientific work - an article, research, scientific and practical work - reflecting innovative and original ideas, scientific vision about the future of the planet and humanity at the turn of 2100,

For the best Sci-Fi work - a story, an essay, a report - describing imaginary innovative and original ideas, fantastic events, phenomena and prospects for the future at the turn of 2100, giving them a scientific explanation,

Including, offering ideas and solutions for strategic planning and management of the future, aimed at creating prerequisites and mechanisms for strengthening the resilience of mankind to possible challenges and shaping a future in which the authors of the works would like to live themselves, and which, in their opinion, will be fair to future generations.


Competition is carried out according to the following profile directions:


A total of 661 people have registered to participate in the competition - schoolchildren, students and young people from 65 countries, including Russia: from 44 regions.

Among them are 54 participants of previous years, the total number of works (including co-authorship) is 372:

- 189 works - for the nomination Scientific vision of the future at the turn of 2100;
- 183 works - science fiction works about the future at the turn of 2100.

271 works were accepted for the competition. The rest of the works were not admitted to the competition due to non-compliance with the goals and themes of the competition or the rules for submitting an application, as well as the presence of plagiarism.

In 2023, representatives of 69 countries took part in the HORIZON 2100 project as project participants, experts, jury members and organizers.

Participants from Russia are representatives of 44 regions.

The works accepted for the competition were divided into specialized areas as follows:

• Human of the Future - 77 works
• Future of Society - 53 works
• Future of the Global World – 27 artworks
• Future of Science - 30 papers
• Future of Technology - 58 artworks
• Future of the World Economy - 12 papers
• Future of the Environment and Sustainable Development - 36 artworks
• Energy of the Future - 17 works
• Future of the Human Habitat Environment - 40 artworks
• Intellect and Mind – 21 works.

The choice of directions looks more clearly (diagram):

An analysis of the ages of the authors of the works was also carried out:

The average age of the participants was 20 years. Among the participants who submitted the largest number of works are 20 years old.

Word frequencies were calculated:



Russia, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the HORIZON 2100 project, author and developer of the project, PhD in Sociology, Chairman of the Council of the Center for Future Modeling, Deputy of the Moscow City Duma of the II convocation.


Russia, Chairman of the International Jury of the HORIZON 2100 Competition, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Chief Researcher of the V.A. Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor of the Moscow Aviation Institute – National Research University, First Vice-President of the International Academy for Future Studies.


Ecuador, Main Coordinator of the Horizon 2100 project in Latin America. Academic Coordinator of the Department of Construction in the Field of Sustainable Construction Management at Catholic University of Cuenca, researcher and editor of scientific journals. Graduated as an architect at the Catholic University of Cuenca, Master's Degree in Architecture with Certification in Architecture Universidad Nacional de Pura, Peru. Postgraduate studies at the National University of Córdoba, Argentina.


Ecuador, Co-Chair of the Horizon 2100 International Jury; Ph.D., Rector and Professor of the Catholic University of Cuenca University of Cuenca, Attorney-General of the Catholic University of Cuenca. Graduated from the University Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina, Multidisciplinary Doctor of Laws at the University of León, Spain; Master of Administrative Law, Universidad Católica de Cuenca, M.A. Constitutional Law, University of Espírito Santo Guayaquil, Specialist in Administrative Law, University of Applied Sciences Castilla, La Mancha, Spain, J.D. and Litigation Lawyer, Universidad Católica de Cuenca.


Lebanon-Russia, Co-Chairman of the International Jury of the HORIZON 2100 Competition, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Philosophy, President of the Open University for the Dialogue of Civilizations.


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