With The Release Innovation Challenge Community College Tour underway their second stop at Brown’s Town Community College proved fruitful. The seminar portion of the day’s events was a success hosting several speakers such as Allison Turner of Turner Innovations Ltd., Andre Stephenson on Appfinity Technologies, Sophia Clarke of Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) and Toni-Ann Stewart-Alexander of Companies Office of Jamaica to name a few.
Executive Producer of The Release, Talisa Taylor shared “We are in our second year and we have improved our edutainment package to the Community Colleges. The speakers all taught the students something new and encouraged them to protect their inventions as well as the benefits of creating new software-based technology to satisfy different human needs”. As for the Innovation Challenge itself, students have until December 7, 2018 to send entries online on The Release’s official website, www.thereleaseja.com
The tour organized by The Release Production sought to visited selected Community Colleges to execute an expo featuring several companies, a seminar aimed at influencing skilled based students to be more innovative and a concert to entertain the students. The first stop of the tour took The Release team to Portmore Community College and their second leg to Brown’s Town Community College.
This year The Release will award the winning innovator with cash and prizes valued over $120,000.00 JMD. Weekly photo highlights of each Community College can be viewed in The Jamaica Observer, the official print media sponsor for The Release Innovation Challenge Community College Tour.
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