National Innovation Award 2018: Suction Machine wins 2nd runner-up award in Engineering and Manufacturing Category
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Wed, 2018-06-06 09:44
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Suction Machine is an innovation by innovators at the Science and Technology Park (STP) under Maker Space project of the University of Nairobi. It aims at addressing gaps in the supply of maternal and newborn child health medical equipment through the creation of low-cost, high-quality and locally designed and produced essential medical equipment by a network of Makers and MNCH practitioners. The final suction machine prototypes have been done and are due to undergo clinical tests in July this year(2018). It is envisioned to have the Suction Machine in the market within a period of 12 months.

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Fri, 2021-12-31 09:44
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Director, Intellectual Property, University of Nairobi