The National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) will host Sci-TechXpo 2016 from March 10 to 12, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael.

The theme for the expo is: Celebrating Science and Technology??? Creating Quality Solutions for Sustainable Living.

Interested individuals, schools and organisations are invited to participate in the expo by submitting exhibits/projects.

They must first apply for booth spaces which are limited.??The deadline for application for booth space is Friday, January 8, 2016.

Projects will be accepted for display in eight categories. The first four are: Medicine & Health ??? the science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and the state of being well in body or mind; Marine ??? of, found in or produced by the sea; the Environment – the surroundings especially as it relates to the conditions of life or growth; and Agriculture – cultivation of the soil and plant and animal husbandry.

The other four areas are: Engineering ??? application of science to the design, building and use of machines and development of products or processes; Information Technology ??? the study and production or use of processes (especially computers, microelectronics, or telecommunications) for storing retrieving and sending information; Energy ??? capacity for activity, force or vigour; and the capacity of matter or radiation to do work; and Bio Chemical Processes ??? chemistry of living organisms.

For further information on the Science Expo 2016, interested persons, schools and students may call the NCST at 427-5270 Extension 5274; send a fax to 228-5765; or visit its website at They may also email the NCST at

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