This year 46 authors of individual books and 127 authors in multi-authored collections presented their works. The competition for 11 nominations was submitted to 51 editions, including one textbook in electronic format. The feature of the competition was the participation of authors from Germany and Spain, represented by the international literary club “Moryana”. The festival “Book and Press of Mariupol” was attended by representatives of the 4th German-Ukrainian Writers’ Meeting in Ukraine “Eine Brücke aus Papir”, a non-profit organization “Kulturallmende” (Munich, Germany).
The winners of the “The Best Book of the Year Awards -2018” in “Scientific Book. Technical sciences “nomination. became Oleksandr Cheiliakh, Yan Chaylyah, Yuliya Samotugina for the book” Strengthening Technologies of Material Treatment “in English and Russian. This text-book was issued within the framework of the European Union project ERASMUS + K2, MMATENG ” Modernization of two cycles (MA, BA) of competence-based curricula in material engineering according to the best experience of Bologna Process” 543994-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-BE-TEMPUS-JPCR (MATTENG), initiated by the author of the book Oleksandr Cheiliakh. The text-book was delivered to all -Partner Universities of the MATTENG project, which has been successfully implemented in the educational process of high ranking European universities: KU Leuven (BE) , Technische Universität Berlin (DE), École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille (FR), Cracow University of Technology (PL), Jerusalem College of Engineering (IL), Tel Aviv University (IL), Sami Shamoon College of Engineering (IL), Ukrainian Universities:Lviv Polytechnic National University , Lutsk National Technical University , National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” and others.