Value Proposition for the Innovation Ecosystem to Engage with Universities

This case study expands on how innovators in Kenya used a forum to value proposition an innovation ecosystem among the universities in Kenya.

TIBA-VENT: a case study on the application of Invention Education at Kenyatta University

This case study expands on how Kenyatta University used Invention Education to address local challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Identifying Priorities for Invention Education in Kenya

This document gives insights from a cross-institutional faculty workshop, and shows the user how to identify priorities for Invention Education.

Active Learning as a Catalyst for Curricular Transformation

This case study gives insights from a one–week faculty development workshop where 35 faculty members from Kenyatta University (KU), used active learning to transform their curriculums.

NEST360 Innovation Landscape

The Innovation Landscape serves as a resource to feature the impressive work of innovators working to design solutions to address real-world challenges. The ideas featured are designed for resource-limited settings by innovators who are on the ground and working in these settings.

The material in the landscape report was gathered from innovators from the NEST360 Africa Invention Education Partners at Addis Ababa University, the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology, the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences, the Malawi University of Science and Technology, the University of Ibadan, and the University of Lagos.


NSE Journal Article on Team DILPAN and their design and development of a sanitation system that accounts for disabilities using 3D printers.

Fight against COVID-19 has sparked innovations

Daniel Kabugi, a Biomedical Engineering student from Kenyatta University talks about his work and how he is helping Kenya fight COVID-19.

Nairobi IEEE Students Design a Low-Cost Ventilator Using Locally Sourced Materials

Article describing how members of the Kenyatta University Student Branch have produced hundreds of machines of a low-cost ventilator.

AHEAD National Innovation System Benchmarking Tool

National Innovation Systems can be characterized as the network of public and private sectors whose interactions create and diffuse new technologies. The following resource provides an array of benchmarks and statistics to gauge this network's progress and trajectory.

Intellectual Property Protection and Commercialisation

This chapter presents an overview of intellectual property (IP) rights for new innovations, discusses opportunities for commercialization after obtaining IP protection, and offers considerations for biomedical engineers creating health technologies. | All Rights Reserved. Invention Education Toolkit, 2021.
This toolkit is made possible by generous support from The Lemelson Foundation.

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