Digital Innovation Prize: three young creators rewarded

The three winners received their awards during the ceremony of the fifth edition of the Denis-Sassou-N’Guesso Digital Innovation Prize, Coupled with the “Seeds for the future” training program, organized by the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Digital Economy, in partnership with the Chinese company Huawei.

For the original side of her project and its relevance, Caraine Bazouzi obtained a check for one million FCFA, a computer and a health insurance certificate from the company NSIA. It has set up the Agri-Boost project, a device to automate irrigation, manage soil pH and manage the prescription of plants against devouring insects.

The two other finalists for the 2022 Digital Innovation Prize, Dajora Mouyombo Mfoutou and Chirel Mongo, second and third respectively, also received checks for 750,000 and 500,000 FCFA, a computer each and NSIA insurance certificates. They have been recognized for their work in newborn health and safety.

It should be noted that the winners were chosen by a jury after a long process of selection and examination of project ideas. The candidates provided “high quality” training sessions, in particular by experts from Huawei, this world giant in advanced technologies such as 5G. Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Congo, Ma Fulin, explained the training of young talents, helping to affirm the cooperation between the two countries.

The demonstration made by the young creators is further proof that the country is full of many talents in the digital sector, assured Minister Léon Juste Ibombo. ” On this occasion, which brings us together today, I reaffirm my commitment to supporting the best projects until they mature. I know how difficult it was for the jury to decide between the carriers of the projects whose qualities matched each other in ingenuity “, he said, before signing a partnership agreement with the Chinese giant Huawei.

This year’s edition was organized with the support of the business incubator Kosala, the company Sotracom, the access fund for the universal service of electronic communications, the regulatory agency for posts and electronic communications and the Mambs Service company.

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