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Theme and Sub Themes
The Theme for Research and Innovation Week 2022 is “Innovation for Sustainable Development and Emerging Disruptions in the 21st Century

The sub-Themes are

  • Industrial Innovations and Infrastructure
  • Disruptive Technologies In ICT And Engineering
  • Disruptive technologies for social Environments
  • Role of Media in Achieving Sustainable Societies
  • Education for Sustainable Development
  • Building Sustainable Economies

Target area and beneficiaries

The event is meant for a wide range of stakeholders including students, researchers, start-up or small enterprise; innovators or entrepreneur thinking about starting a business; an investor or venture. We expect to host over 100 researchers attending the conference, Fifty (50) exhibitors at the exhibition tents, and over 400 audience are expected to participate the inaugural Research and Innovation Week at Zetech University. The Exhibition area shall be divided into the following types of exhibitors. The Zetech Research and Innovation Week 2022 will be guided by the Big-Four agenda and the sustainable development goals and Agenda 2064.

What we aim to achieve

  1. Strengthened Industry-University linkages
  2. Instil innovation and entrepreneurship mindset among the participants
  3. To create awareness on the Intellectual Property protection and commercialization of Research
  4. To exhibit and recognize innovations by researchers, start-ups and organizations
  5. To promote practical skills necessary to create sustainable innovations that impact the societies in a meaningful way

Our target audience

  • Organization Policy makerswho focus on innovations, education, research, intellectual property, technology among others.
  • Anizationsandstart-ups with innovative products they wish to showcase.
  • Academia: University leadership and Faculty.
  • Entrepreneurswho have developed ideas into products and businesses.
  • Private sector anddevelopment partners who wish to promote innovation in their organizations and society.
  • Students and learners who wish to enhance their innovation skills and get inspired by innovative solutions in society.
  • Investorswho look for innovations and start-ups in which they can invest.

Duration and Venue

  • Date: September 19th to 23rd 2022
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Venue: Zetech University Thika Road Campus

Pre- Event Activities

  1. Intellectual Property Rights Seminar
  2. Design Thinking Workshop
  3. Bootcamps
  4. Entrepreneurship and Start-up seminars
  5. Innovation challenges

The Main Event

Day 1

  • Opening ceremony
  • Innovation and Start-up Summit
  • Innovation Exhibition

Day 2

  • Innovation Exhibition

Day 3

  • Seminar: Intellectual Property and innovation commercialization seminar
  • Innovation Exhibition

Day 4

  • Research Conference Opening
  • Exhibitions Closes

Day 5

  • Research Conference day 2
  • Award Ceremony
  • Closing Ceremony

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