The 7th edition of the national invention and technological innovation competition awarded 5 young Gabonese entrepreneurs out of the 59 competing candidates.
These include Ernest Bagnet; Nzamba Jaber Mohomed, Koumba Roddy Paterne; Ariane Akeret and the Yubile Technologie group, who respectively demonstrated inventions in promotion such as palm wine (local), the implementation of a web platform for various payments and an e-health application (to facilitate the implementation of the relationship between users and healthcare professionals). health).
Launched in September 2021 and placed under the supervision of OGAPI, this competition was organized under the theme: “industrial property, innovation and development of Gabonese companies”.
“Gabon demonstrates its commitment to dialogue between the world of training, the world of value creators, such as entrepreneurs, and the world of innovation to transform our ways of living, working and, ultimately, our well-being -being material”declared Raymond Ndond Sima, Prime Minister of the Transition, presiding over the ceremony before members of the government and employees of partner companies.
For him, “our country is a reservoir of talents, which is why the Transitional Government remains linked to the issue of intellectual property, it will ensure that this initiative of expression and discovery of talents continues at the same time. awaken the spirit of emulation’.
In his speech, the Head of Government indicated that the Transition Charter in its article 20 dedicates a special place “to the inventive ecosystem which is a vector of transformation, economic and social development of our country”.