WHAT IT ENTAILS
Ecosystem development entails the development of platforms that co-evolve in the same environment. C4DLab promotes organizational ecosystem development by being the home to the Nairobi Innovation Week The lab also to supports the integration of practical User Centered Design(UCD) and Design Thinking into academic programs and the larger industry. This is achieved through the Nairobi Design Thinking School. The lab has partnered with several partners to ensure that the technical world evolves to greater heights.
Nairobi Innovation Week
NIW creates a platform for researchers, incubatees (University Innovation Hub and other Innovation Hubs), private companies and public agencies to show case and recognize innovations.
Its also a platform for presentation of academic papers, innovation illustrations and case studies focused on research and innovation as well as championing policy discussions on innovation in Kenya.
Nairobi Design Thinking School
C4DLab, working with partners has established the Nairobi Design Thinking School (NDTS), whose aim is to build a large community of innovators who are user -centric conscious when developing their innovations.
NDTS runs a number of learning-by-doing programs targeting passionate individuals who want to create solutions to challenges in society.