The winners of the 2021 Nigeria Climate Innovation Center (NCIC) Embryo Incubation Programme (EIP), sponsored by the All On Hub have emerged.
The winners and members of the 2021 cohort, who were announced on September 27, 2021, after a Demo Day pitch event held in Ajah, Lagos, were: Dalsman Tech, Darlton Consult, Bebeque Limited, D’Suon Limited, Artec-hubs, DiamundGates Ltd, Trekk Scooters, SiriusX Energy, Susten Solutions, Aglobe Development Center, Drift Power, ArleeGreen Renewables, Vdverts, Think Electric Africa, WakaGen, Zimaj Craft Enterprise, Iyfarm, Vectar Energy, Lanray Technical Solutions, and YOWIF.
Twenty clean energy start-ups, from over 400 original applications successfully completed a 6-month incubation programme run by the NCIC.
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Team Premier has emerged overall winner of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Energy Hackathon organised by Data Science Nigeria (DSN) and sponsored by NNPC/CNL JV (CNL).
The programme was created for participants to develop Artificial Intelligence solutions for Carbon Reduction in the energy sector.
Three teams emerged as winners of a total cash prize of ₦3 million.
The winner of the grand prize of ₦1.5 million, is Team Premier; the first runner-up (second position), is Team Chemotronix, winning ₦1 million and the second runner-up (third position) is Team Titans, winning ₦500,000.
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“Mapping Makoko” has emerged winner of the 2021 Sigma Awards (Single Project) – a competition to celebrate the best data journalism in the world.
The organisers received a total of 545 projects from 68 countries this year. 140 made it to the shortlist. 13 won and 7 got citations.
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Leonard Stanley Nnamdi Ekeh has been honoured with the Forbes Best Of Africa Leading Tech Icon Award 2021.
Mr. Leonard Stanley Nnamdi Ekeh was conferred the coveted award on August 6, 2021 for his over three decades of leadership and pioneering entrepreneurship in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) space in Africa, as well as his many enduring philanthropic and humanitarian legacies.
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