Reasons why you should Exhibit during NIW 2024

There is something for EVERYONE Showcasing and Exhibition Opportunities for your products/services Access to Creative pool of young talents Set a recruitment booth for the graduating cohort An opportunity to form lasting partnerships and collaborations with various stakeholders See and hear innovation stories from the Innovators Meet with potential customers Meet faculty Experts and researchers […]

We need to urgently adopt an Innovation Culture: Nairobi Innovation Week 2023

 “We need to urgently adopt an Innovation Culture” This was the message that was echoed during the official opening ceremony of the Nairobi Innovation Week 2023. The ceremony that was marked was pomp and   color at the University’s Taifa Hall on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 was graced by the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Hon. Ezekiel Machogu. […]

The University through Intellectual Property Management Office on boarded 15 innovators comprising students and faculty for incubation of their innovation.

The chief guest Dr Parmain Ole Narikae-Managing Director Kenya Industrial Estate, The Vice Chancellor; Professor Stephen Kiama, and Director Intellectual Property Management Office, Professor Mary Kinoti during the launch of Innovation incubation and Commercialization program on 19th April 2023 The University through Intellectual Property Management Office on boarded 15 innovators comprising students and faculty for […]

The Innovation Incubation Commercialization (IIC) Program

Vice Chancellor Remarks The University of Nairobi has a duty of creating more value through research ,innovation and enterprise besides academic output. There is a need for the University to adopt an entrepreneurial culture towards research, innovation and creativity. Indeed many universities, globally, have moved or are moving to become entrepreneurial. This has helped the […]

Innovation Incubation and Commercialization (IIC) Program: Selected Innovations

Congratulations on being selected to the inaugural IIC program of the University of Nairobi. The university is committed to moving ideas to market that will solve society needs and contribute to youth Job creation and socio economic development in line with the government agenda. we wish the 2023 1st cohort  success in your journey to commercialization of your […]

NIW 2023 Focus Areas

The NIW 2023 focus will be on the following; Innovations and start-ups in Education, food security & nutrition, affordable housing, health care, ICT, environment and climate change, business modeling, and cross-cutting sectors Incubation and Mentorship for innovators within the university Strengthening existing partnerships and acquiring new partners to enhance the innovation ecosystem in the university […]

NIW 2022 Key Outcomes

The 6th edition of NIW was held on 26th-28th April 2022. Some of the key outcomes of the NIW 2022 were; Employment of students Safaricom. Exhibitors Increased business networks. UNES adopted an automated water dispenser showcased during Nairobi Innovation Week. The students and the staff can now access clean drinking water while in campus The […]

NIW 2022 at Glance

NIW 2022 STATISTICS   78 exhibitors who included student and staff innovators, industry, individual entrepreneurs, MSMES, banks, government ministries and institutions in the innovation eco system, research institutions and other Universities. over 2500 attended the event physically and virtually from all over the world 21 students innovators participated in a Hackathon conducted by SAFARICOM and […]