As a parent, I would love to see my kids succeed in their chosen path, I am most sure that all parents want the same. Raising them well with the right attitude and aptitude would give them a ticket to success, but some don’t just settle for a ticket.
I have seen a growing number of Innovative kids, unbelievably younger each time, makes you wonder does it come with genes, Environment maybe?
One nutrition company that my family has been patronizing is on top of the game as they continue to encourage the young generation to further stretch their imagination and act on it.
Wyeth executives came in full force during the launch which shows how they value the consumers and their welfare.
“Sparking the spirit of innovation among our young generation can help propel our pursuit toward better lives for Filipino families,” Wyeth Nutrition President and General Manager Joseph Eugene David said.
Aiming to spark curiosity in children and nurture their love for science and passion for innovation, the search invites students aged 9 to 14, grades 4 to 8, to submit an innovative science-related project that they produced, either alone or as a group of 2-5 members, in compliance with an academic requirement or as a personal initiative.
Wyeth Nutrition’s program not only seeks to recognize outstanding kid innovators and their achievements, but also aspires to celebrate their exciting journey to innovation, to encourage and inspire more children to unleash the power of their curiosity.
As exemplars of the Filipino innovative spirit, noted young inventors shared their journey toward accomplishing their breakthroughs which earned international distinctions.
This 2015 list of Kid Innovators were featured during the event, I can’t help but wish my kids will soon be one of them.
Manila Science High School alumni Aliana Mae Arales and Jejomar Derecho recalled how they came up with the Tri-Axis Accelerometer as Commercial Seismic Wave Sensor, bagging the gold in the 2014 International Youth Invention Exhibition Awards.
Wyeth don’t just settle for the current roster as it seek to honor and hone more innovators as they launch the search for Wyeth Nutrition Kid Innovators.
The nationwide search for the Wyeth Nutrition Kid Innovators aims to spark curiosity in children and nurture their love for science and passion for innovation, empowering them to make a difference in their own way toward nation building.
It supports the efforts of the government, the academia, the science and technology sector, parents and stakeholders in harnessing children’s full potential as the nation’s human resource pillar in the goal of sustaining inclusive economic growth.
The search not only seeks to recognize outstanding kid innovators and their achievements, but also aspires to celebrate their exciting journey to innovation, to encourage and inspire more children to unleash the power of their curiosity.
The program is one of the highlights of the global 100th year anniversary celebration of Wyeth Nutrition, which marks its unwavering passion for innovation toward nurturing healthier generations.
The search invites all students aged 9 to 14, grades 4 to 8, to submit an innovative science-related project that they produced, either alone or as a group of 2 to 5 members, in compliance with an academic requirement or as a personal initiative.
Participating student/s shall submit (1) a written brief and (2) a simple video presentation on the project, with the endorsement of the Science Department Head of the school. The project must have been undertaken within the period of three years preceding the submission of entry.
Submission shall be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before April 1, 2016. Only one entry per participant or group is allowed.
The video, with a maximum length of three minutes, shall provide a demonstration of the invention, while the written brief shall contain the following information:
• Who is/are the participant/s and the adviser?
• What is the invention called?
• What is its purpose and use/s?
• Who can benefit from the invention and how?
• What inspired you to create the invention?
• How was it developed (process)?
Criteria for judging
The individuals/groups with the top three winning entries shall each receive a cash prize of One Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP100,000) and a trophy, along with a science-and-technology showcase worth One Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP100,000) for the partner school. Winners will be notified via electronic and direct mail, and shall be formally presented and awarded at the next Wyeth Nutrition National Kids’ Innovation Day (September 2016).