April 26, 8:00 am

University of Nairobi, Main Campus

Theme: Innovation for Transformation and Impact in the Society


University of Nairobi, Main Campus

The Nairobi Innovation Week 2022 will bring together a wide range of stakeholders including students, researchers, start-ups and small enterprises; innovators and entrepreneurs thinking about starting businesses; investors and venture capitalists. Over fifty (50) exhibitors are expected to participate in this year's Nairobi Innovation Week.

The NIW 2022 will focus on innovations and start-ups. The innovations to be showcased will be guided by Kenya's Big-Four agenda and crosscutting innovations as indicated below: 

  1. Manufacturing - This category focusses on innovations in any aspect of the manufacturing sector from carrying out manufacturing activities to providing support to manufacturing enterprises
  2. Food Security - Innovations in agricultural value-chain. These could especially focus on improved production, climate smart farming, post-harvest losses, access to cheaper inputs, better storage facilities, and so on.
  3. Affordable Housing - Innovations include but not limited to affordable housing, sustainable housing technologies, and financing models of ownership among others. 
  4. Health - Innovations in software applications in health management, health care products, health services among others.
  5. Cross-Cutting - Innovations that do not belong in any of the above categories, but are cross-cutting in that they support the Big-Four agenda.  These could include innovations around FinTech, transport, the environment, energy among others.

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Event contact information

The Office of the Associate Vice-Chancellor, RIE :

Tel: +254 -20- 3313164
Mobile: +254-(0)703126934


Intellectual Property Management Office:

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