The Gold medal «European Quality» of «European scientific and industrial consortium» on the proposal of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences awarded an assistant professor of psychology, pedagogy and special disciplines of the Institute of postgraduate education Stavropol Federal Medical University Larisa V. Litvinova. She was awarded this prize for basic and applied research in the field of psychology and psychophysiology. Awarding of the Gold Medal «European Quality» is the public recognition of Litvinova’ achievements in the development of new diagnostic techniques. 
“Technique of the revitalization of the right hemisphere of the human brain” (Patent № 2014661257, date of issue is 27/10/2014)
“Program to determine the dominant hand and dominant foot on the basis of the fingertips and toes” (Patent № 2014661258, date of issue is 27/10/2014)
“Program to determine the level of genetic predisposition to high achievements in sports” (Patent № 2014662996, date of issue is 12/12/2014)
“Program to determine the dominant hemisphere of the human brain” (Patent № 2015611017, date of issue is 22/01/2015)
The main criteria were: high level of professionalism of the winner, its systematic, integrated and organized work style, aimed at the continuous improvement of the quality of scientific and educational products.