By Justice Esiri
The Professor Ayodele Awojobi Design Competition (PAADC), which has long been in talks, is finally set to take place on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022, by 9 a.m. at the University of Lagos Main Auditorium.
The PAADC 6.0 organizers themed this year’s edition “Innovating Beyond Imagination”. They are also scheduling a Maiden Innovation Report, which will be launched at the event, with stories of young innovators, bodies propelling the innovative sector, and tertiary institutions leading the wave.
PAADC 6.0 is projected to stand out from the previous editions by recording the largest number of over 250 applications from 47 different tertiary institutions, with the 5 finalists emerging from various sectors, including agriculture, health, education, essential services, and environmental sustainability.
The five finalists who qualified to pitch their innovative solutions to a live audience vetted by a panel of judges on the Grand Finale include:
● Team Enactcare from Tasued University
● Team Foosion from Covenant University
● Team Protronics from the University of Portharcourt
● Team Helgg from Covenant University
● Team Interna from Nile University
One of these teams will be crowned the winner and stand a chance to win the 4.5 Million Naira grand prize.
The PAADC 6.0 organizers also announced that this year’s edition would be loaded with different activities and opportunities, such as the first-ever job fair, panel sessions with industry experts, exciting contests, and a raffle draw where attendees can win amazing prizes.
Find out which team wins the grand prize at the event today, Saturday, October 22nd, 2022, at the University of Lagos Main Auditorium.