It’s been a nice journey making the next generation of innovators and we are all excited about the progress made so far. The young innovators are loving their stay at C4DLab and how they are mixing fun and learning in one space. Well let’s look at the various activities the kids went through today. Activity 1 : Working in groups to prototype. Team ‘Juventus’ working on their prototype toy car. Based on their ideas formulated in the
Welcome to our day 2 review of the ongoing ‘Making Innovators’ kids edition seminar at C4DLab. Yesterday the young innovators went through the empathizing phase of the design thinking process and today they will be navigating the definition and ideation phases. Take a look at how things were like today in the two main activities. Activity 1: Working in groups to define the April 2019 Design Thinking Challenge. Young Innovators working in a group to
Well well well! It’s day one of the April 2019 Making Innovators, kids edition seminar and so far things look extremely good. The young innovators now have a background on design thinking, they have learned to work in teams, how to solve a problem using the circular design approach and already know how to sympathize with the user. Nice progress right? Here is a look of how their day was. Activity 1: Building the tallest
Dr. Tonny Omwansa the director of C4DLab has today officially launched the ‘Making Innovators’ programme at  C4DLab. The ‘April Design Thinking’ kids edition seminar which will run from 17th to 19th April 2019 is set to be the 1st of its kind. The 3 day design thinking seminar, is part of the Making Innovators programme which is aimed at creating the next generation of innovators. The second edition will be in August 2019 during the
C4DLab is set to undertake a flagship design thinking seminar for children aged 6 to 10 years. The design thinking seminar is set to launch the young innovators into the basics of design thinking and its principles while solving a defined problem in the context of the ‘April 2019 Design Thinking Challenge’ The programme is dubbed ‘Making Innovators’ Kids Edition The young innovators are set to solve real life challenges experienced by their peers and fellow
Cisco has today launched a multi-million Incubation hub at C4DLab, the University of Nairobi‘s Innovation Lab. The incubation hub called #CiscoEdgeCenter is the first in East Africa and second in Africa after launching a similar one in South Africa. The high end tech center aims to impart business knowledge and speed up access to market for Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME’s). The incubation center will provide a platform for SMMEs to collaborate with Cisco’s experts
Tech giant Cisco  is set to launch the #CiscoEdgeCentre tomorrow at C4D Lab. The incubation center will enable small & medium businesses to accelerate their growth. Businesses to be housed in the center will get access to Cisco technology and an opportunity to collaborate with customers. The Cisco Edge Center plans to host different groups every year, with the length of incubation based on need basis. Those qualifying for the programme will have to be first assessed
The Nairobi Innovation Week secretariat has announced an exclusive package of benefits for startups participating in this year’s Nairobi Innovation Week Startups’ programme. The Top 6 Most Promising Startups will receive the following package;   Exclusively pitch to potential investors, partners and customers at the Nairobi Innovation Week PitchFest on 14th June, Become the face of Nairobi Innovation Week, FREE publicity and interviews from the media, Sponsorship to the main event, FREE exhibition booth, Receive
8 startups admitted into the TUMI Startup Accelerator housed by C4D Lab at the University of Nairobi‘s School of Computing and Informatics today pitched to potential investors, partners and customers at Nairobi Serena hotel in a mid-term pitch fest organised by the Nairobi based mobility Accelerator and the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative(TUMI). The over 50 people delegation comprised of industry players, investors, the academia, government and mobility startups from advanced ecosystems all united to match ideas & capital to enable better access
The call for startups to participate in the annual NIW.Startups programme at the Nairobi Innovation Week is live. Startups can now apply and update their profiles on the NIW.Startups online portal for consideration in 2019. The deadline for application is 5th April 2019. 30 startups will be selected to pitch during the 5th Nairobi Innovation Week and the 6 Most Promising Startups 2019 feted. The startups are set to scale, network, get discovered by investors, partners,