File photo: winner of past competition
File photo: winner of past competition
Connected Summit Innovation Awards- 2018

The Connected Information Communication technology, ICT, Innovation Awards celebrate Kenyan enterprises that have launched new ICT products and services. The awards are designed to highlight the innovation that meets Kenya’s blueprint for vision 2030 to build a vibrant middle-income economy by the year 2030.

Participants are asked to submit proof of their innovation in one of 13 categories derived from the Vision 2030 economic pillar or four categories supporting the Big 4 agenda.

The Vision 2030 economic pillars categories are:

  • Agriculture
  • Business Process Outsourcing/Off-shoring
  • Education and Training
  • Environment
  • Financial Services
  • Gender, Youth and Vulnerable groups
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Housing and Urbanization
  • Manufacturing
  • Social Equity
  • Tourism
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade

Big Four Agenda Categories.

According to an analysis by Price Water Coopers, PWC, the implementation of the Big Four Agenda will require the government to support technology innovation. ICT Authority encourages participants to submit their innovations in one of 4 categories derived from the Big Four agenda. The categories are:

  • Manufacturing- Read more here
  • Universal healthcare – Read more here
  • Affordable housing – Read more here
  • Food security- Read more here 

See the timelines below:

  • Deadline for submission: 12th October 2018
  • Selection of finalists: 19th October 2018
  • Awarding of finalists: at Connected Summit- 24th October 2018.

To apply and for more details, Visit: http://www.connected.go.ke/innovation-2018

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