Africa Technology and Innovation Accelerator (AFTIA) launch
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Date and time: 
Thu, 2015-08-06 15:03
Location / Venue: 

UoN - Main Campus

The Chancellor, Dr, Vijoo Rattansi officially launched the Africa Technology and Innovation Accelerator (AFTIA)  on August 5th 2015. AFTIA is an incubation programme at the University of Nairobi.

Dr. Rattansi announced that AFTIA is receiving application from interested innovators. The best innovation will receive seed capital of $100,000.

The launch comes at a time when the government and academia are teaming up to seek ways of coordinating and streamlining methods of identifying and investing in the talent within the nation for a better economic growth.

Dr. Fred Matiang’i, Cabinet Secretary, ICT, commended the University on the launch of the programme and said that the government is out to support and implement innovation within the nation.

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Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2018-08-31 15:03
Contact Person: 

Chairman, Department of Education Communication and Technology