The Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation is organising the 6th edition of the Excellence Week for Scientific Research and Innovation in Cameroon (JERSIC).
The event to take place from 21st to 23rd February 2018 shall be organised at the Yaounde City Council.
The theme for reflection is “Scientific Research and Innovation: Strategic Tools for Business and Socio-Economic
JERSIC, has been initiated to recognise and award scientific research and innovative values in Cameroonians.
Unlike the previous editions, JERSIC 2018 will witness the introduction of a special
prize for the valorisation of research results. The prize is worth three million CFAF.
The President of the Republic also offers a special grand prize worth CFA 10 million to a Cameroonian youth for Scientific and Technological Excellence.
The other prizes to be awarded include best senior researcher (CFA one million ) and best junior researcher (CFA 500.000).
The event will be chaired by the Minister of Scientific Research and Innovation, Dr. Madeleine Tchuinte.
During the three-day period, workshops and exhibitions of innovative ideas in scientific research shall be put on display.