The program of the strategic support for the scientific research in Ivory Coast (PASRES) has just launched a call for the application for the « Prize of the young inventor 2015« , awarded in partnership with the Ivorian Intellectual property Office (OIPI).
Provided with the amount of 2 000 000 FCFA, this Prize launched within the framework of the 4th edition of the Conference of the Youth, aims « to reward a young inventor who will excel himself for the quality and the relevance of the invention of which he is the author« , indicated the announcement for applications.
This announcement concerns the young inventors of less than 35 years old living in the country.
The deadline of the application files submission is set on Thursday, 12th March 2015.
The file should include the CV and a copy of the ID card of the candidate, a detailed description of the technical characteristics of the invention highlighting the innovation of the invention and eventually, the experiments of concrete application of this invention and the potential of the economic valuation.
The PASRES is an Ivorian-Swiss program for the financing of the Scientific research in Ivory Coast.
Original text by: Blaise AKAME