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KOC Organizes 2nd Edition of the Science Innovations Competition

Under the patronage of CEO Emad Mahmoud Sultan, KOC recently organized the 2nd edition of the Science Innovations Competition for university students. The event, which took place at the Ahmad Al-Jaber Oil & Gas Exhibition, took place over the course of three days.


The first two days of the competition were allocated to design preparation and jury evaluation while the third day was allocated to distributing awards to the winners. Members of the participating teams, the jury, and a host of invitees attended the award ceremony.


At the start of the ceremony, Manager Public Relations & Information Mohammad Al-Basry delivered a speech in which he commended the participating students, who he said represent the future of Kuwait. He then congratulated them for submitting outstanding projects.


The Manager’s address to the audience was followed by a speech from the Jury Chairman, Dr. Adel Abbasi, who expressed his admiration for the advanced ideas and inspiring designs he observed in the competition.

Al-Basry then honored the jury members and participating entities before presenting awards to some of the participating teams. The “Nano Solitech” project, which aims to enhance the soil characterization of Boubyan Island, was ranked first. The “Autonomous Garbage Collector Robot” project was ranked second, and the “Development of an Automated Drilling Fluid Mixer for Laboratory Applications” project was ranked third.


Teams representing Kuwait University, the American University of Kuwait, the Australian College of Kuwait and the International Movement for Leisure Activities in Science & Technology (MILSET) participated in the competition. Participating teams competed in creating designs, inventions and applications in civil engineering, petroleum engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, robotics and other sciences.