Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Etisalat Nigeria calls for entries in the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Innovation

Etisalat Nigeria has announced the calls for entries in the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Innovation. Etisalat Prize for innovation rewards product, services or ideas that promote mobile broadband usage in Nigeria.

Prizes are to be awarded in two categories: Most Innovative Product/Service category (prize of (N5,000,000) and Most Innovative Idea category (prize of N2,000,000).

Winners and the top 10 finalists will receive training at the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan Atlantic University, Lagos.

According to the Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher,  “the Etisalat Prize for Innovation is a reflection of the character of Etisalat in promoting and nurturing talent, since the platform would extend the conversation on the revolutionary impact of innovation and technology as it addresses social challenges the country.”
The judges for the 2016 edition include Adia Sowho – Director Digital Media Etisalat Nigeria, Seyi Taylor -Co-founder Tech Cabal, and Ekechi Nwokah – Chief Executive Officer and Director at Mines.Io Inc.

Visit prizeforinnovation.etisalat.com.ng to enter for the competition. The entries close on the 9th of September, 2016 and winners will be announced in November 2016.

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