INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

Konza Technopolis (KT) is a key flagship project of Kenya’s Vision 2030 economic development pillar whose establishment is envisioned to create a world class smart city and area of innovation. Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) is the implementing agency under the Ministry of Information Communications and Technology (MoICT). Konza has an important role in Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) realm to enhance utilization of the contemporary scientific revolution in improving production and productivity in all sectors.

Konza Vision 2030 Objectives

It is a vision 2030 project with below objectives

Konza seeks to contribute to the consolidation and harmonization of innovation
efforts by supporting the creation of a vibrant Innovation Ecosystem

Increasing the number of highly qualified graduates in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and promoting education in the field through establishment of specialized schools, colleges and universities

Promoting SME growth in the Science Technology and Innovation (STI) sector through development of an innovation ecosystem

Attraction of direct investment in technology in form of technology companies and R&D divisions of companies setting up at Konza Technopolis

Smart city development through innovative urban planning and ICT driven (smart city) infrastructure

Knowledge Economy and Innovation Scope and, Program components

ICT

Information Technology Enabled Services (ICT/ITES). Is one of the fastest growing sectors with a high potential for job creation.

LIFE SCIENCES

Will provide an enabling environment for scientific breakthroughs related to bioscience and new ways of working with health providers and industry.

ENGINEERING

This is a super cluster that encompasses energy, water, material sciences, electronics and related activities.

WHY YOU SHOULD PARTNER

  • Access to Internal Association Of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) a worldwide network of science parks and areas of innovation. It connects the professionals managing science, technology and research parks (STPs) and other areas of innovation and provides services that drive growth and effectiveness for all members.
  • Access to over 408 IASP members, 128,000 companies within its network in over 74 countries in key regions namely Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America, WANA
  • Invitation to join global events where KoTDA Konza is invited covering areas of innovation, Technology and Smart Cities
  • Attend and participate on IASP world conferences, regional events and seminars
  • Access to investors, Industry partners and regional authorities
  • Host joint conferences and exhibitions
  • Branding and Visibility: Enjoy the benefits of brand and logo visibility during key events and forums jointly hosted
  • Joint policy advocacy initiatives

ONE OFF MEMBERSHIP FEES KES.5M WITH ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION OF KES 500K

  • Attend and participate on IASP world conferences, regional events and seminars
  • Access to investors, Industry partners and regional authorities
  • Host joint conferences and exhibitions
  • Participate in events and forums
  • Joint policy advocacy initiatives
  • Branding and Visibility: Enjoy the benefits of brand and logo visibility during key events and forums jointly hosted
  • Invitation to join global events where KoTDA Konza is invited covering areas of innovation, Technology and Smart Cities

ONE OFF MEMBERSHIP FEES KES.3M WITH ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION OF KES 300K

  • Access to investors, Industry partners and regional authorities
  • Host joint conferences and exhibitions
  • Participate in events and forums
  • Joint policy advocacy initiatives
  • Branding and Visibility: Enjoy the benefits of brand and logo visibility during key events and forums jointly hosted

ONE OFF MEMBERSHIP FEES KES.2M WITH ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION OF KES 200K

  • Participate in events and forums
  • Joint policy advocacy initiatives
  • Branding and Visibility: Enjoy the benefits of brand and logo visibility during key events and forums jointly hosted

ONE OFF MEMBERSHIP FEES KES.1M WITH ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION OF KES 100K

  • Through enterprise services Konza will work with the academia to commercialize existing research findings
  • Academia to provide skill workforce to key partners
  • Jointly solve challenges facing key partners through research and innovation
  • Show case existing innovations and research during key events locally and internationally

Collaborate in research, innovation and technology, economic growth, industrialisation and skilled workforce. They create a one-stop-shop for providing key partners with government services in one platform.

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