Innovation lessons to learn from Singapore

Lenana High School students explain how their mosquito trap prototype works, during a science competition on September 26, 2014. Africa’s development depends critically on science, technology and innovation. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • There is a need for the National Research Fund to diversify its fundraising strategy and avoid exclusive reliance on the National Treasury.
  • Kenya can replicate the industry-university-government system by creating a conducive environment for businesses, motivate them and also provide favourable tax regimes.

Research, innovation and enterprise are cornerstones of Kenya’s strategy to develop a knowledge-based innovation-driven economy and society.

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