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 […]

Accelerating Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa

Accelerating Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Sustainable Tourism in Africa Over the past 20 years, tourism has become vital to African economies. The African tourism sector has global potential due to its unique cultural and environmental features, characterised by diverse heritage, wildlife, and fauna. This potential is ripe for exploitation by youth through innovative entrepreneurial […]