We strengthen interrelationships between actors in order to promote innovation and enterprise development out of research and ideas.
The Kenya National Innovation Agency (KeNIA) is a State Corporation established under the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Act, No. 28 of 2013 under the Ministry of Education. The core mandate of the Agency is to develop and manage the National Innovation System. The Agency is therefore responsible for co-ordination, promotion and regulation of the National Innovation System.
Working with partners, KeNIA strengthens interrelationships between actors in order to promote innovation and enterprise development out of research and ideas. From supporting the identification, recording and protection of innovative ideas to coordinating the establishment and implementation of appropriate policies, standards, processes, infrastructure, and partnerships to nurture the innovative ideas. The agency also works with partners to ensure appropriate prioritisation, relevant capacity development, innovation recognition and publication of the same.
What We Do
Our Initiatives and Programs
Kenya Innovation Week
KIW is a flagship innovation forum for the country run by KeNIA. The theme for KIW 2022 is Connecting Innovations GLocally
Kenya Innovation Bridge
Kenya Innovation Bridge is a marketplace that enables innovators, inventors, researchers and startups to introduce their solutions to partners, funders, customers and users.
A program that works to build innovative capacities of interested individuals and support integration of innovative practices into institutions.
Targeting various institutional leaders from key sectors with an intention of advancing the national commercialisation infrastructure.