Junior Inventor of the Year 2012
The Competition is organized by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, for the Sri Lankan youth between the ages 12 – 20 years in order to enhance the creativity and skills of the younger generation.
Applications and all details pertaining to this competition can be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope 9 x 4 inches in size to the following address before 10th April 2012. Top left hand corner of the envelope should be marked “Application for New Inventions”.
Deputy Executive Secretary (Education),
The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka,
Telephone: 011-2698426, 0714150720, 0714163423, 0718735338
Applications and further details could be obtained from the website www.iesl.lk
Completed application forms including the details of the invention or innovation presented should be sent to the address mentioned above, before 1st May 2012.
Details of the object (innovation) and its functions with diagrams should be presented in A4 size papers. Applications without such details will be rejected from the competition. If there are any revisions to the invention or innovation suggested, they can be made even after it is presented. However, when the final invention is presented, relevant revision details should be sent along with it.
Competition Time Table
- Competitions at provincial level – May, June, July 2012
- Final Competition – August 2012
- 1st Place The esteemed title of ‘Junior Inventor of the Year’, Cash Prize of Rs. 15,000/=, a Gold Medal and a Certificate.
- 2nd Place Cash Prize of Rs. 12,500/=, a Silver medal and a Certificate.
- 3rdPlace Cash Prize of Rs. 10,000/=, a Bronze Medal and a Certificate
Winners of this competition will get an opportunity to participate at the Sri Lanka Science & Engineering Fair (SLSEF) organized by MOE,IESL,NSF and Intel in January 2013.
In addition to SLSEF, the winners will be eligible to participate in the prestigious science and engineering competition, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) organized by the “Intel” company of USA in May 2013.
The prizes worth four Million US Dollars will be distributed over the winners of this competition.