NEWS DETAIL: THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY HOLDS 2019 SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION EXPO.
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The Honourable Minister of Science and Technology (FMST) Dr. OgbonnayaOnu on the 14th and 15th of January, 2019 played host to Government dignitaries, Heads of the ministry’s departments and agencies as well as some distinguished members of the society at the 2019 Science, Technology and Innovation Exposition. The expo held at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, Enugu State.
The theme of the exposition was Science, Technology and Innovation for Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth witnessed various scientific and technologically innovative displays by the various departments and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.
As part of activities lined up for the event, three agencies were given awards for their displays which were considered by a panel of judges as the best on display.
The 1st place award went to the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASDRA) for its development of integrated rocket designed platform; the 2nd place award went to the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) for its development of water borne paints using a blend of natural rubber latex and polyvinyl acetate while the 3rd place award went jointly to the National Bio-technology Research Institute (NBRI) for its improved bricks for furnace lining and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) for its upgraded science kit.