Ecosystem Development


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.


UoN Innovation Fellowship

Africa’s future is undoubtedly promising. The capability to solve problems and design solutions will ensure sustainable growth is achieved across our societies. The University of Nairobi recognizes this reality.

As a leading institution of learning and research, the university through C4DLab, the innovation and incubation hub, and strategic industry partners is running a year-long prestigious Innovation Fellowship.


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.

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Nairobi Design Thinking School