MKU don beats 23 other finalists to scoop global innovation award

Mount Kenya University (MKU) lecturer and researcher, Mr Donatus Njoroge, was awarded the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (Gist Tech-1) 2019 Award during the Global Entrepreneurship Congress held in Bahrain on April 17, 2019. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • Donatus Njoroge scooped the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (Gist Tech-1) 2019 Award, beating 23 other finalists.
  • Njoroge’s win cements MKU’s place as a research and innovation hub.
  • His innovation adds onto a growing list of MKU research initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life.

A Mount Kenya University (MKU) lecturer and researcher has won global recognition for developing a novel bio-pesticide to manage post-harvest losses in grains.

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