Why Invest at Konza Technopolis

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Phase 1 Infrastructure & Services
Development of Infrastructure and Services for Phase 1 of Konza Technopolis (2016 – 2020) is in progress. The Authority is committed to the provision of infrastructural amenities and utilities to facilitate parcel development works by investors.
Within Phase I, you will find integrated urban experiences including technologies, latest advancements in environmental sustainability through Green Architecture and resilient urban design, recycling activities and the development of mass transit and pedestrian focused design.

Life Sciences
The Life Science band will provide an enabling environment for scientific breakthroughs and innovations in bioscience and the health industry, with the goal to position Kenya as a leader in life Science in Africa.

Information And Communication Technology
Konza Technopolis is developing an ICT ecosystem. This ecosystem will be created by bringing together stakeholders within the technology industry to ensure efficient collaboration to increase presence in, and increase exports from Kenya. This will also result in an increase in government spending on ICT/ITES activities.

Engineering
The engineering sector in Konza Technopolis will be equipped with international level knowhow, will create new jobs for Kenyans in the global economy and expand industry collaboration with the private sector in the tech development and engineering applications.

INVESTMENT FOUNDATIONS

East Africa Community

Kenya is the leading, most advanced economy within the East Africa Community , with strong growth prospects supported by an emerging urban middle class, contributing over 50% of the regions GDP. It is also the third easiest country to do business in sub-Saharan Africa.

Established Private Sector

Kenya’s private sector is substantial and includes a number of foreign investors. Key players in voicing private sector concerns include: Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) and the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM).
Partnerships include:

  • The Government of South Korea
  • The US National Business League
  • The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)
  • Kenya Property Developers Association (KPDA)
  • UNHabitat
  • KAIST
  • KenInvest

A Skilled And Educated Talent Pool
Kenya prides itself on its large, highly-educated and skilled work force. In the world ranking, 63 Kenyan universities made the list.

Vibrant Capital Markets
Through a continued focus on nurturing nascent capital markets, regulatory infrastructure, and collaboration.

 

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