Innovators who are passionate about innovation and developing ideas to solve society's greatest challenges In preparation for The Nairobi Innovation Week 2024, register to participate in the Faculties-based Hackathons and learn how to innovate!

 The goal is to prepare students and staff to be job creators instead of job seekers. The top three winning ideas from each of the Faculties Hackathons will get a chance to participate in the final Nairobi Innovation Week competition in 2024.


Thematic Areas:

  • ·Education
  • ·Fintech
  • ·Affordable housing
  • ·Health care
  • ·Environment and climate change
  • ·Cross-cutting Sectors
  • ·Food security & nutrition


  • ·Agriculture
  • ·Art & Social Sciences
  • ·Built Environment & Design
  • ·Business Management & Sciences
  • ·Education
  • ·Engineering
  • ·Law
  • ·Health Sciences
  • ·Science & Technology
  • ·Veterinary Medicine

 Who is eligible to apply & participate in Innovation Hackathons?

- Open to all university of Nairobi students both undergraduates and postgraduates

- University of Nairobi Academic and Non-academic Staff

 Important Dates:

Application call open: 8th March, 2024

Clarification/ Question &Answer Session.

 about the Hackathon : 11th March, 2024 at 4.00pm  Clarification/Q&A  meeting link

 Application Call Closes: 14th March, 2024 

Selected and accepted teams Announcements: 17th March   

Hackathons: 19th to 21st March, 2024 

Nairobi Innovation Week 2024: 8th to 10th May 2024



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