The third edition of the Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i) competition has been set for March 10 -11th, 2020, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Of the 25 Ci2i finalists selected from 260 applications, two of them are blockchain-based.
The Ci2i competition is part of the larger Next Einstein Forum (NEF) global conference held annually across Africa. NEF is the largest science and innovation gathering on the African continent.
This year, the event that will see key political, scientific, and educational figures attending and speaking that will include:
The competition which takes place across five categories, will be held in the NEF Innovation Salon in Nairobi, Kenya with a $25, 000 prize for each category.
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Here is the list of the 25 Ci2i finalists across the various categories:
Finalists were selected by reviewing potential for impact, technological readiness and the potential for commercialisation. Winners will be announced on March 13, 2020.
NEF Global Gatherings are exciting biennial global events where the world of science and technology meet on Africa soil to unveil breakthroughs in science, respond to existing challenges and look to the future. In this way, the NEF is unique.
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