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Adebayo Alonge nearly Died from Fake Drugs 15 Years Ago, Today His Invention Tackling Them has Won a €100K Prize



Adebayo Alonge

15 years ago, Adebayo Alonge was fighting for his life, after taking a fake drug. Today, he’s being honoured for inventing handheld nano-scanners for detecting fake drugs.

Adebayo was announced as the winner of the 2019 BNP Paribas Group Deep Tech Award, and walked away with the €100K Prize.

Also called the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge, the award aims to unlock the power of deep technologies to tackle our toughest environmental, social and industrial challenges.

Watch the emotional moment Adebayo shared his story while appreciating everyone that has contributed to the success of the invention:

1 Comment


    March 22, 2019 at 9:55 am

    Well done Bayo.

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