|Athman Hussein (NMK), Simeon Oriko(Board Chair),Prof Saeed Mwagunyi (Tum)|
Swahili pot hub announced Pwani Innovation week that will provide opportunities to learn showcase and experience innovation in action as well as provide a forum for discussion about a regional innovation strategy.
In his statement to journalists, at a press conference in Swahili pot hub, Mr. Simon Oriko a board member of the Swahili pot hub explained that, the intention to build an innovation ecosystem focused on creating and supporting new businesses. Mr. Oriko also added that the creation and development of existing ideas to improve and fix existing problems, is indeed considered innovation.
|Mr Noor member Swahili Pot hub.|
Pwani innovation week features a variety of events in one week including a two day conference on Dec 6-7 to be hosted at the Kenya coast national polytechnic Mombasa. Other events include talks, pitching workshops and entertainment. Apart of the e programming will feature family, art and cultural events.
|Members of the community listening in attendance.|
”With the theme “Meeting Future Aspirations ” It’s our plan as the organising team to help come up with an innovation strategy and provide networking, learning and showcasing opportunities for creatives. It’s our commitment to seek partners and expertise to move innovations,startups to SME levels and beyond.” Mr Mahmoud Noor
”The innovation driving this technology is exciting, is critical to ensuring that innovation continues to promote the innovation ecosystem” said hub board member ORIKO.
|During the press briefing.|
Swahilipot Hub has been working towards empowering the community through Technology, Creative Innovations and mentor-ship. To promote growth of promising startups, it has initiated Social Business Incubation for startups and provided for a Co-working space in the Coast region with innovation collaborations woven in its culture. Pwani Innovation Week is a means for Swahilipot Hub to map out the innovators and grow the community base, encouraging all bodies to boost cooperation and create a nurturing environment for innovations and innovators in the Region.
In addition to providing co-working space and networking opportunities, talks by invited speakers and events, Swahilipot Hub provides additional business support, mentoring and other services that stimulate the innovation ecosystem in the region.
It will take place on December 3-7 at the Coast National Polytechnic.
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