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Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:29 - Updated Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:29

Science Ministry, Microsoft hold national technology contest

Luanda - The Ministry of Science and Technology (MINCT) and Microsoft Multinational will hold on 15 April this year the 3rd edition of the national technologies competition Imagine Cup Angola 2015 to qualify the representatives for the Imagine Cup World 2015.

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This is expressed in a press release delivered to Angop Friday, stressing that the action is part of the implementation of  Promotion of Scientific Culture and Technology Transfer and Technology-Based Entrepreneurship programme.

The actions is intended to raise the scientific culture of the different members of National System of Technology and Innovation Science of Angola.

This edition will be held at the Institute of Information Technology (ISUTIC) in Luanda and is designed for 16 year old students, linked to legally recognized educational institutions.

The initiative aims to stimulate creativity and technological innovation for developed applications using Microsoft tools.

According to the source, Microsoft issues every year the challenge to the students from around the world, based on social and humanitarian values, following the World Citizenship, Games and Innovation categories.

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