The road map for the Nairobi Innovation Week 2016 set to take place in August 1st-5th has been unveiled.
Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, said that the university intends to use the annual Innovation Week as one way of putting it at the cutting edge in the process of generation, preservation and dissemination of knowledge, especially where such knowledge emanates from research.
He said that this is in line with the University’s positioning as the leader in the field of research, technology and Innovation (RTI) as provided in the Government’s Sector Performance Standards, Kenya’s Vision 2030 and the University’s Strategic Plan
UNICEF has been named the Lead Partner for Nairobi Innovation Week 2016.
Prof. Henry Mutoro, ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Production and Extension, said that the 2016 Innovation Week seeks to champion relevant policy discussions on innovation within institutions and the country, showcase/exhibit and recognize innovations by researchers, incubatees and organizations, promote practical skills necessary to create innovations that truly impact on people and societies and provide a support mechanism for innovations that has been developed to gain traction and scale.
For more details about Nairobi Innovation Week 2016 visit http://innovationweek.co.ke/