RICE 2015 is a nationwide activity conducted in different regions to recognize the works of Filipino inventors.
There are six (6) categories for the competition namely: 1. Outstanding Invention (Tuklas Award); 2. Outstanding Utility Model; 3. Outstanding Industrial Design; 4. Outstanding Creative Research (Likha Award); 5. Outstanding Student Creative Research (Sibol Award) for High School; 5. Outstanding Student Creative Research (Sibol Award) for College students.
Cash prizes are at stake and the winners will represent the region in the 2016 National Invention Contest and Exhibits (NICE 2016) in 2016.
For the Outstanding Invention, first prize winner will take home P50,000; second prize winner, P30,000; and P 20,000 for the third prize winner. For the Outstanding Utility Model and the Outstanding Industrial Design, first prize winners will get P25,000 each; second prize winners, P10,000, and third prize winners, P5,000 each. For the Outstanding Creative Research (Professional), Outstanding Student Creative Research for High School and College, first prize winners will get P20,000 each; second prize winner, P10,000 each; and third prize winners, P5,000 each.