CIPTA Awards 2009

by Reedz on March 15, 2009

Pics taken during The Crown Prince CIPTA 2009 Award Prize Presentation Ceremony which took place yesterday at the Empire. The Guest of Honour was His Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah.

CIPTA is a biennial competition for Creative, Innovative Product and Technological Advancement. It is organized by Institut Teknologi Brunei in partnership with Brunei LNG and co-sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank. The competition is graced with the patronage of His Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah.

The main aim of the competition is to encourage innovation and creativity for national development in Brunei Darussalam. The CIPTA competition has received a large number participation from individuals and teams over the years.

In conjunction with the event, a showcase of the participating entries from the Crown Prince CIPTA 2009 Award will also be held.

The showcase will be held for two days at the Indera Pura Lounge, Level 4 in the Empire Hotel & Country Club starting from 12noon to 4:30pm on Saturday, 14th March 2009 and from 9:30am to 4:30pm on Sunday, 15th March 2009.

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HRH arrives

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Some of the guests & organizers

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HRH viewing a presentation on the awards

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The lovely MC for the day 🙂

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HRH hand the top prize to the winner of category two, Hj Ja’afar bin Awg Besar

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HRH officiates the showcase

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BLNG MD Hj Salleh-Bostaman briefing HRH about BLNG

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SCB CEO Siew Chuen briefing HRH at SCB’s stand

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Presenting a memento to HRH

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First place winner in Category One, Autonomous Robot Training Kit

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AProf Nickols showing the Autonomous Robot Training Kit

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Dr Muniruzzaman showing the second place entry in category one, “Design of a Structural Testing Frame”, while Khairy looks on

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Hj Ja’afar showing the double-trap to HRH

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Soo Moi March 17, 2009 at 1:26 pm

Hey Reeda, you have done an awesome and marvelous job. My niece from Brunei sent me this link. She was the lady in your 2nd last picture. Take care now =:)

Reedz March 18, 2009 at 6:23 am

Soo Moi: Thank you very much. Wow! What a blast from the past! How long’s it been? 25 years? Its so great to hear from you! Your niece, meaning your brother’s daughter? Thats her in pic #6 too by the way heheh!

Khairy Hk April 11, 2009 at 6:06 pm

Thank u Reeda… =)

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