The Nigerian Society of Engineers is delighted to announce the call for the 2015 National Engineering Innovation Prize (NEIP) applications.
The NEIP honours and encourages innovative ideas and inventions in technology and engineering careers as well as business opportunities with potential of contributing to sustainable development in Nigeria.
The NEIP recognizes innovative breakthroughs that unlock new potentials in the following five priority areas. The award is not restricted to these areas therefore if there are innovations in a different thematic area applications can still be submitted for entry.
- Agriculture and Environment
- Transportation, Energy, Water and Housing
- Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs)
- Manufacturing and Service Industry
- Oil and Gas
The 2015 NEIP will consist of three Prize categories, awarded on three separate levels for each category. They are:
1. Schools (Students, Institutions of learning and research)
2. Individuals: These are self-sponsored and independent of any organisation
3. Corporate organisations and industry giants.
Levels of award in each category are;
- First Prize (N20M): This prize will be awarded to the innovator with the overall best innovation that meets all the above-mentioned NEIP criteria and has a clear business potential.
- Second Prize (N10M): This prize will be given to the selected innovator with a commercially-driven innovation. In addition to the aforementioned criteria, this category of award will be carefully assessed on its marketability potential and will be awarded to the innovation with the best commercial/business potential.
- Third Prize (N5M): This category of award will be assessed carefully on its particular social impact in the community/country and will be awarded to the innovation with the best social impact.
Application Deadline: 31st August, 2015.
For Enquiries, Call: 08032356528, 08062381279, or 07039868837
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