Are you Creative – Are you Innovative - Are you an Inventor? Do you have an idea or a project at hand
This is your opportunity to be recognized and get financial support.
NIIC is a challenge to encourage innovation and invention. It is organized periodically to support the works of ingenuities leveraging different innovative tools to implement social impact in Nigeria.
NIIC is open to all Nigerians who put innovation as a priority to creating solutions.
Grand prizes are award to the winner.
One Million Naira ( N 1,000,000) cash prize will be awarded to the winner.
Application is FREE
* Submission of Applications: Those who meet all criteria are invited to apply until 4th March, 2022
Applicants will be contacted with information regarding the first stage - online presentation via Zoom platform. This will include date, link and other relevant information will be communicated between 5th – 14th March, 2022.
* Stage 1 - Online Assessment: 15th – 29th March 2022:
Applicants will be subjected to an online assessment where they make a 10-minute presentation of the inventions. Presentation will be assessed by juries and the best ten (10) innovation will be selected to proceed to the next stage.
* Stage 2 –Project Evaluation: 5th – 19th April, 2022:
* Presentation of Prize Award: 26th April 2022: The cash prize award will be presented to the winner of the competition.
There are two stages to grade participants for the winner to emerge.
First stage - Online Assessment
Second Stage - Social Media Campaign
1. Online Assessment - 75 points.
Entries will be assessed by juries virtually via Zoom platform. All participants will go through this process for a period of two weeks. The judges will grade using the following guideline;
After the Online Assessment, the best ten (10) projects will be chosen to proceed to the next stage.
2. Social Media Campaign - 25 points.
At the stage, the exhibition of the ten (10) finalist will be published at OCIIP social media handles (Facebook & Instagram). The finalists are expected to campaign for votes in the form of ‘Likes’ for OCIIP handle and their project for a period of 2 weeks. The points earned are as follows;
The total points from the first and second stage will be aggregated, and the finalist with the HIGHEST POINT will emerge the WINNER.
Fill the application Form - open till
4th of March, 2022
15th - 29th March, 2022
5th - 19th April, 2022
26th April 2022
Indicate interest to participate, register @ www.ociip.org
Upload project and innovation for juries to access
Present your Innovations / Projects for online review