CDJIA - 2005

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4th CSIR DIAMOND JUBILEE INVENTION AWARD FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN (CDJIA - 2005)

4th CSIR DIAMOND JUBILEE INVENTION AWARD FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN (CDJIA - 2005)

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research(CSIR) is the premier industrial R&D organisation in India. It has been a pathsetter in the intellectual property movement in the country and a thought leader internationally. On the occasion of its Diamond Jubilee in 2002, CSIR initiated INVENTION AWARDS FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN to create a awareness, interest and motivtion for intellectual property amongst children.

THE AWARD :

This year, CSIR announces the Fourth CSIR Diamond Jubilee Invention Award for School Children. The first prize winner would also become eligible for WIPO's Young Inventor's Award carrying a medal and a certificate.

HOW TO APPLY?

Applicant must provide the details of the invention in not more than 5000 words in English (including an abstract of not more than 100 words), authenticated(by giving seal and date) and sent through the Principal/Head of the School where the student is enrolled along with personal details on a separate page as follows. Name, date of birth, school and residential address, class, telephone no. (residence / school) and e-mail address.

The write-up must described the subject matter in a problem-solution mode, highlighting the novel and non-obviousness feature of the invention.

THE INVENTION :

The invention submitted should be globally novel, non-obvious and utilitarian.It could be a new concept or idea or a solution to an existing problem or completely a new method/process/device/utility. It is not essential that the invention should have been worked, only the concept of the invention should have been proved through a model, a prototype or experimental data. Details of any assistance/guidance provided by teachers/parents/friends or others must be appropriately mentioned and acknowledged.

WHO CAN APPLY :

any Indian studetn enrolled in an Indian School below the age of 18 years as on 31 July 2005 can apply.

LAST DATE : Application received on or before 15th August 2005 will be considered for the Award.

PRIZES :

There are in all 60 prizes. Besides a certificate, the cash awards are :

First Prize - (1 No) - Rs.50,000/-

Second Prize - (2 Nos) - Rs.25,000/- each

Third Prize - (3 Nos) - Rs.15,000/- each

Fourth Prize - (4 Nos) - Rs,10,000/- each

Fifth Prize - (50 Nos) - Rs.5,000/- each

ANNOUNCEMENT OF AWARD

The Awards will be announced on CSIR Foundation Day, the 26th September 2005 at New Delhi and would be communicated to the Awardees only.

WHOM TO APPLY ?

Typed applications to be sent by Registered Post/Courier to Head, Intellectual Property Management Division, CSIR, NISCAIR Building, 14, Satsanf Vihar Marg, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 067 with the envelope marked on top left hand corner "CDJIA - 2005"

For more information, please visit our site at www.csir.res.in

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4th CSIR DIAMOND JUBILEE INVENTION AWARD FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN (CDJIA - 2005)