About the Summit
This track focused on strengthening best practices and systems for good research and commercialization. This is part of the ST&I as well as higher education sectors reform trajectory to exploit research and intangible assets as a substantive alternative source of revenue.
Thematic Track Leader
Dr. Tonny Omwansa
CEO - Kenya National Innovation Agency
1. To develop a National commercialization policy.
2. To build capacity for protection and exploitation of IP by researchers and innovators.
3. To showcase innovations by researchers and innovators.
4. To empower Institutional leaders on how to guide, support and prioritize commercialization.
Dissemination of National Commercialization policy.
Ability to protect and exploit IP by researchers and academic institutions.
Creation of sustainable partnersips between learning institutions, research centers, and industry partners.
Ability of Institutional heads to guide, support and prioritize business modelling around commercialization.