The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said that the 2022 edition of the annual Science, Technology and Innovation EXPO, will enable investors and innovators of various scientific feat have an opportunity to synergise and work out possible solutions.
The STI EXPO is traditionally an avenue for scientific innovators to meet with investors, who will help showcase and commercialise their research findings.
Dr. Onu said this when he received the site plan by the coordinator of Niphemy solutions/Mirakon events, Mr. Myke Okokon in his office in Abuja on Wednesday.
He futher said that the 2022 edition is unique, because innovators from all sectors (Informal, formal, academia, etc) will be afforded an opportunity to showcase to the world, on the possibility of Scientific research that can be produced from the country.
The EXPO activities, Dr. Onu said, will include an opening ceremony, technical sessions, platforms for interaction between investors, innovators and researchers and presentation of the best three young scientists in the country.
The Minister invited all Nigerians, research institutes, universities, Federal/State MDA’s, Polytechnics, Industrial laboratories, Organised Private Sector and the general public to the event.
He emphasised that Covid-19 precautions and measures have been put in place to ensure safety of all stakeholders and participants at the event.
The coordinator of Niphemy solutions/Mirakon events, Mr. Myke Okokon, said that preparations are on top gear to ensure the success of the event.
Afonja F. Ajibola
DD Press and Pr