Today, Friday, February 1, 2019, the executives of the University of Lagos  Science Students Association (ULSSA) and lecturers of the Faculty of Science, launched the maiden edition of the Professor Ogundipe Innovation Challenge (POIC 1.0) at the Centre for Information Technology and Systems

The Competition is designed to stimulate scientific breakthrough in the Nigerian community by engaging the minds of  Nigerian students.

Interested participants, with scientific ideas which can solve problems in Nigeria, are encoruaged to apply via the Competition’s website http://poic.unilag.edu.ng
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION
  • All applications (in written formats) should be submitted on the website for the preliminary stage.
  •  Applicants that passed the preliminary stage would be contacted for the quarter-finals and would have to submit a video presentation of their invention.
  • Applications that scale through the quarter finals into the semi-finals would be required to make a physical presentation with their invention, explaining how it works and how it can help Nigeria tackle a problem.
  • Applications would be judged based on originality and effectiveness.
NOTE THE FOLLOWING
Applicants can either be an individual, or a Team.
 Mentors would be made available to help applicants harness their idea.