Nigerian Wins BNP Paribas’ DeepTech Challenge

This month has been hot for Nigerians and a piece of good news is something is loudable!

Nigerian victim of fake drugs, Adebayo Alonge has become the first African to win the DeepTech Global Challenge with his invention, a handheld nanoscanner that can ensure drug quality and detect a fake drug in real time!

[#BNPPEvent] When #deeptech finds its way to a #safer future: Today, half of drugs in Africa are fake drugs. But tomorrow, thanks to @RxAll_Inc & @adebayoalonge, handheld nanoscanners can ensure drug quality in real time! They won BNP Paribas Grand Prize at @hellotmrc: € 100K ?— BNP Paribas Group (@BNPParibas) March 19, 2019

Adebayo was awarded cash prize of € 100,000.

Adebayo Alonge is the CEO of RxAll. An outfit that uses artificial intelligence with the aim of building Africa’s largest digital pharmacy platform.

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