The Togolese talent was honored in Morocco on 12th November 2015 during the 9th edition of the national competition of innovation. The competition organized by the Moroccan Association for Research-Development and technology (« R&D » Morocco) rewarded 11 projects over hundred in the race.
The young Togolese, Souho Tiatou, won the 1st prize in the category « Researchers and PhD student« . The student at the University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah-Fès, Dhar El Mahraz Faculty of Science is carrier of the project entitled « New kit for the identification of the human papillomavirus (HPV) responsible for the cervical cancer« .
The first prize of the most desired category, « the young inventors, pioneers« , was awarded to Abdelkayyoum El Khamlichi and Abdallah El Marhoune from Tétouan for their project called « Contribution to the elaboration and the development of a prototype based on Arduino-Android« .
Created in March 1997, the Moroccan Association for research and development is a professional organization with economic and non-profit interest. State-approved, it is assigned the mission of initiative, promotion and innovation revitalization within the Moroccan companies of the productive sector through the sensitization of the decision-makers for the institution and the encouragement of the activities by R&D in their companies, the implementation of an incentive regulatory and fiscal framework by managing actions mainly with public authorities and political authorities; it is what can be read on the site lematin.ma.
Original text by: Roger ADZAFO