Regional Festival of Inventions: Five winning scientifc inventions

Beja: Five scientific inventions have won the official competition of the Regional Festival of Scientific Inventions dedicated to combating the effects of climate change. The event was organised at the seat of the municipality of Beja on the initiative of the Tunisian Association of Inventors without Borders and the Ministry of the Environment, with 20 projects taking part. President of the Association of Inventors Without Borders, Chedli Guizani said in a statement to TAP Sunday "the 2024 edition of the festival saw the participation of 20 students and student inventors aged between 10 and 30." The inventions presented at this edition stood out for their use of artificial intelligence to help cities, populations and agriculture adapt to climate change, he added. The first prize went to Raslan Jendoubi for his invention of a flood management system based on an electronic rainwater drainage system. Arij Kadhaii came second for his invention of a natural air-conditioning system, while Azer Bjeoui won third prize for his invention of a robot for automatic sterilisation of premises, and Mohammed Adem Dakhli won fourth prize for his invention of a solar-powered car. Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse