MTN Nigeria Calls for Entries in Academic Research Development & Innovation Challenge (ARDIC)

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In furtherance of its commitment to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world by promoting science and technology in Nigeria, MTN has announced call for entries for the Academic Research Development & Innovation Challenge (ARDIC). ARDIC is MTN Nigeria’s latest contribution to the enhancement of academic research in NigeriaWith ARDIC, MTN Nigeria seeks to leverage its existing assets to enable local innovation/research.

ARDIC is a platform to assist young motivated postgraduate researchers in Nigerian universities to build and develop their research ideas into sustainable products and initiatives within six (6) months. In addition to a cash prize of One Million Naira for the winning research idea, ARDIC seeks to introduce an engagement system that provides activation platforms, data, mentorship, experimental sandbox and other benefits to well-motivated Masters/PhD researchers.

Speaking on the new initiative, Chief Transformation Officer, MTN Nigeria, Bayo Adekanmbi said, As a future-driven organisation, MTN believes that many of the solutions to the bottlenecks that currently exist on the continent, especially in Nigeria, can be solved through research and innovation. However, the academic community often hit a brick wall in translating their game-changing ideas to workable solutions.”

“We have created ARDIC to bridge this gap and enable researchers develop solutions that address some of our most pressing social problems. As a company, we are excited about the possibilities that this call to Nigerian researchers portend.”

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Following a rigorous and competitive application process, an independent body of judges that comprises some of the country’s most accomplished academic experts and innovators will select the finalists. The selected researchers will make their final pitch to the panel in Abuja where the inaugural winner of the challenge will emerge.

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MTN Nigeria Calls for Entries in Academic Research Development & Innovation Challenge (ARDIC)MTN Nigeria Calls for Entries in Academic Research Development & Innovation Challenge (ARDIC)

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