The second leg of the Nairobi Innovation Week started today August 1st running through 5th. This is an event seeking to celebrate and recognize innovations within Kenya that are positively impacting the socio-economic landscape.
Key objectives of the Nairobi Innovation Week
According to the Innovation Week website, the event’s key objectives are:
To champion relevant policy discussions on innovation within institutions and the country.
To promote practical skills necessary to create innovations that actually impact people and societies.
To showcase and recognize innovations by researchers, incubates, startups, and organizations.
To build a platform for presentation and dissemination of relevant academic papers, innovation illustrations, and case studies.
This event also seeks to engage policymakers in initiatives that will spark growth and innovation in Kenya. It also seeks to create linkages between diverse stakeholders in the ecosystem, where they get to learn about existing innovation and inventions and hopefully strike a synergy.
The Nairobi Innovation Week also seeks to provide support for local and international collaboration in areas such as applied research between the private and public sectors. It will also act as a platform for showcasing innovations and inventions borne out of the …read more
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