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The Launching Ceremony of ICT Innovative Business IDEA Competition

Date: September 19, 2016
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The launching ceremony of The ICT Innovative Business Idea Competition took place on Monday, 19th September 2016 at 13:00 hrs. at the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Level 7, SICOM Tower, Wall Street, Ebene Cyber City.  This competition has been organised by The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in collaboration with The National Computer Board and The SBM. The Hon. Etienne Sinatambou, Minister of Technology Communication and Innovation launched the competition in the presence of the press and many other members from the IT industry and eminent personalities.
 
During the ceremony, The Minister of Technology, Communication & Innovation announced that as the Competition welcome Innovative Ideas therefore he requested if the prize could be increased. Following the Minister’s intervention it was announced that the winners of the ICT Innovative Business IDEA Competition will take with them the following prizes:
 
Grand Prize
Rs200,000/-
 
 
Second Prize
Rs100,000/-
Third Prize
Rs50,000/-
Merit Prize
Rs50,000/-
Jury Prize
Rs50,000/-
 
 
The objectives of the ICT Innovative Business Idea Competition are:
 
• To encourage the development of Innovative and creative start-ups in Mauritius
• To provide exposure and knowledge of key competencies required in becoming successful Technopreneurs
• To encourage Tertiary Students, Graduates, Postgraduates, Researchers, IT and ITES professionals from diverse backgrounds, team up, share their business ideas and leverage on technology and business competencies to bring the next big idea in ICT for Mauritius.
• To identify commercially viable ideas for development into Technopreneurs
 

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