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TUMI Startup Accelerator has announced a team of advisors to the mobility accelerator based at C4D Lab. The team of 8 including the Director of C4D Lab, Dr. Tonny Omwansa will give its expertise advice to the accelerator and the startups. The team comprises of well experienced experts ranging from mobility industry, innovators, sustainable infrastructure technology experts and policy developers. MEET
Although sustainable transport is not represented by a standalone SDG in the 2030 Agenda, it is mainstreamed in a direct or indirect manner into many of the proposed SDGs, especially those related to food security, health, energy, infrastructure, cities and human settlements, and climate change. Here is why transformative and sustainable urban mobility is essential to achieving most if not
Speaking during the TUMI Startup Accelerator pre- acceleration diagnostic assessment workshop, Robert Yawe alias ‘Coach Yawe’  who is a business mentor warned startups of getting into deals with investors. Robert Yawe speaking to Startups at C4D Lab “Startup founders should learn to say ‘No’ to investors at times otherwise you may end up being employees in your own businesses,” Said Yawe.
Well well well! The University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship is on the move and we already have teams formed. One of the teams will be handling a Universal Healthcare issue, one of Kenya’s BIG 4 AGENDA and they will be developing a pinard Fetoscope which would help in their prototyping of an enhanced Fetoscope. Here are the brains behind the Innovative Fetoscope. David
The Nairobi Innovation Week 2019 Last year was pretty an eventful one. Once again, C4D Lab through the University of Nairobi hosted the 4th edition of the Nairobi Innovation Week in March. Folks, this was one of a kind. The event saw over 2,000 delegates come together to promote innovation. 50 plus international speakers also flew into Kenya to grace the event with
TUMI Startup Accelerator just held a pre- launch and orientation of six startups admitted into the mobility accelerator. The accelerator is set to solve Kenya’s mobility challenges. The new accelerator space is set to be officially launched on 24th January 2019 together with the CISCO incubation space.  Speaking during the orientation, Dr. Tonny Omwansa, the Director of C4D Lab, said that the
Six startups set to join the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) Startup Accelerator in Nairobi, Kenya unveiled. Six startups have been selected to join TUMI Startup Accelerator, a mobility startup accelerator in Nairobi Kenya. The admitted startups will be incubated at C4D Lab,the University of Nairobi incubation hub for five months between January 2019 and June 2019. They will get in kind support
The 1st cohort of the University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship will undertake a deep immersion into four pillars that will prepare them as innovators The four aspects are: The 21st century skills of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity. Principals and practices of Innovation, Fundamentals of Problem Based Learning and Design Thinking. Multi-disciplinary practical problem-solving and Practical experience in planning and executing
The University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship was flagged off today during an orientation ceremony held at the School of the Built Environment‘s ADD building by the Director of C4D Lab, Dr. Tonny Omwansa. The competitive fellowship will give 10 admitted fellows an opportunity to solve real-life local problems while applying the 21st century 4Cs skills and explore human-centered design thinking methodologies. The fellows
The Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) Startup Accelerator call for startups has been opened today. Startups in the urban mobility sector can now apply on www.tumi.c4dlab.ac.ke. Selected startups will get in kind support of equivalent value of up to $20,000. The application process will run for one month and close on 15th November 2018. TUMI Startup Accelerator is looking for