Commercialization Summit

About the Summit

This track will focus on strengthening best practices and systems for good research and commercialization. This is part of the ST&I as well as higher education sectors reform trajectory to exploit research and intangible assets as a substantive alternative source of revenue.

Target Audience

Researchers Institutional leaders from Universities, Research Centres, TVETS Innovation Champions Technology Transfer Officers IP Officers Entrepreneurs Innovation and Incubation Hubs Startups and SMEs
Thematic Track Leader

Dr. Tonny Omwansa

CEO - Kenya National Innovation Agency

Objectives

  1. 1. To develop a National commercialization policy.

  2. 2. To build capacity for protection and exploitation of IP by researchers and innovators.

  3. 3. To showcase innovations by researchers and innovators.

  4. 4. To empower Institutional leaders on how to guide, support and prioritize commercialization.

Expected Outcomes

  1. Dissemination of National Commercialization policy.

  2. Ability to protect and exploit IP by researchers and academic institutions.

  3. Creation of sustainable partnersips between learning institutions, research centers, and industry partners.

  4. Ability of Institutional heads to guide, support and prioritize business modelling around commercialization.

5
Days
4
Summits
101+
Sessions
61+
Renown Speakers
18+
Pre-Events
15
Partners