In an effort to encourage persons to participate in the National Innovation Competition, the National Council for Science and Technology will be a hosting a number of free workshops, at venues across the island.
The discussions, aimed at promoting innovation in Barbados, will focus on Intellectual Property; From Innovator to Entrepreneur; and Accessing Funding for Your Enterprise. Past winners of the competition will also be on hand to share their experiences, and representatives from the NCST will be available to answer any queries regarding the competition.
All workshops will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with the first being hosted today, at the Ivan Harewood Centre, Christ Church Parish Church, Church Hill, Christ Church.
Next Tuesday, August 20, the Alexandra School, Speightstown, St. Peter will be the venue for the second session, followed by the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip on Tuesday, August 27.
The deadline for submissions for the National Innovation Competition is Monday, September 30.