The 6th Edition of the Nairobi Innovation Week 2022 has officially kicked off. The three-day event is themed, ‘Innovation for transformation and Impact in the society’ is happening at the Main Campus from Tuesday April 26-28, 2022.
The Nairobi Innovation week has Innovation exhibition, plenary sessions and side events; master classes, Safaricom Hackathon are among the different sessions in the programme.
The opening ceremony kicked off with a highlight of the plans for the three days by the Associate Vice Chancellor, Research, Innovation and Enterprise, Prof. Margaret Hutchinson. In her remarks, she thanked the 22 partners and sponsors of the Innovation week, she highlighted the participation of over 40 exhibitors, 20 hackthons, 5 masterclasses and the 45 speakers that will have made the event possible.
welcoming remarks from the Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Prof. Stephen Kiama who is hosting the event at the UoN grounds. ‘This University is a research intensive university with a reputation for excellence and a strong and vibrant research culture and perhaps is a main reason for hosting the Nairobi Innovation Week,’ he said.