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bertin IKOUMBOU...'s New Entry: OKOUMEA INNOVATION

lIBREVILLE, GabonlIBREVILLE, Gabon
Year Founded:
2015
Organization type: 
for profit
Project Stage:
Idea
Budget: 
$250,000 - $500,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

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Valorization of okoumé resin, African natural product that has several properties that can be used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, gum, and renewable energy

WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

what will happen to you if the okoumé resin replaces plastque and revolutionized several industries
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

This project will solve the problem of pollution of nature with plastic waste, it will manufacture the drug in the form of muscle toning and healing aids for the disabled, it will also develop a new form of renewable energy

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

Once this lab Treaty allows several industrial applications and in key sectors such as manufacturing of products simililaires those made of plastic base, it is biodégradale and is an alternative to the use of plastic.

Awards

this product has not yet obtained a price as it is only used by the native
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

product associated with a shell of Gabon allows the manufacture of improved and healing aids for the disabled, it is used as torch and as indigenous toning muscle

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.

This project will create several factories all by developing a genuine local economy it will create thousands of jobs in Gabon and will impact the lives of disabled people by making curative orthopedic appliances such as prostheses because the okume resin is a powerful muscle toning.

Spread Strategies: Moving forward, what are the main strategies for scaling impact?

this product has a very high potential for commercial development, scientific, technological and social, it may boulverser and improve the lives of thousands of people around the world and will combatre unhealthy and pollution.Ce product requires be valued by the realization of our project
Sustainability

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

I already have the agreement of an investment fund called investors and partners who could support me financially but I need capital

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

only one US company isolated one of the molecules of this product to make a game of cosmetic product called OKOULINE but our project has touch other application of this product
Team

Founding Story

My project is only at the stage of a devised, but the information has been delivered to me by researchers at the Institute of Traditional pharmacipée my country, Gabon so I want to create a SMe develop occurs while achieving a commercial study to determine the most economically viable products

Team

The team will consist of researchers, biotechnology and business
Background
Please confirm how you heard about the Unilever Awards:

fundforNGOS

Please confirm your role in the initiative (eg Founder/co-Founder) and your organisational title:

founder Manager

Which of the 8 UN Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) pre-selected for this competition does your solution relate most closely to? [select all that apply]

No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Gender Equality, Clean Water and Sanitation, Affordable and Clean Energy, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action.

Leadership and the Unilever Awards
Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.

j'ai fais l'importation et la commercialisation de la farine avec un ami nigérian auprès de la société Royal salse germany en 2009 mais nous avons du fermer suite à la crise du blé survenue un an plus tard.
at the forum on AGOA held in Libreville recently I was awarded for my leadership

Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?

I worked with mentors of african entrepreneurship award who accompanied me to the second round and the project failed to clear the third round of a lack of financial sustainability