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FALLING WALLS KENYA 2020 [Webinar]

Pitch your innovative idea in 3 minutes, showcasing a breakthrough that creates a positive impact on science and society.

Published onSep 25, 2020
FALLING WALLS KENYA 2020 [Webinar]
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Falling Walls Lab is an international forum for the next generation of early career innovators, trailblazers, creators and visionaries. It aims to promote exceptional ideas and connect promising scientists and entrepreneurs from all fields on a global level.

Participants, also known as Labsters, were given the opportunity to present their research, business model, or initiative of peers to a high calibre jury from academia and business, and the general public –in just 3 minutes


Recording

Falling Walls in partnership with NACOSTI and TCC Africa hosted Falling Walls Lab, Nairobi, which, took place via Facebook Live on 25 September at 10:00AM EAT.


Running order

 

 Name

 Institute 

Town

Field  of Study

Slides

1

Mr. Caleb  Wafula

University of  Nairobi

Nairobi

Peace  and Conflict Management


2

Timothy Kinoti

Jomo Kenyatta University  Agriculture and Technology & Voice4Ed 

Nairobi

Development Studies


3

Mutembei Kariuki

Kobe Institute of Computing & Fastegger Inc

Nairobi

Computing & Information Science


4

Johanssen Obanda

Egerton University

Kisumu

Biochemistry

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5

Joseph Kimwomi

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Nairobi

Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics


6

Daisy Isiaho

Multimedia University of Kenya

Nairobi

Mathematics and Computer Science


7

Antony Okungu

 Heriot Watt University & Emerging Markets Insurance

Nairobi

Actuarial Science and Management


8

Bonface Jiveri

Kaimosi  Friends University  College

Kaimosi

Microbiology


9

Dr  Remmy Shiundu

University of Dar-Es-Salaam

Kisumu

Cultural Studies, Philosophy & Languages


10

Dr Annette   Busula

Kaimosi  Friends University  College

Kakamega

Medical Entomology


 

 

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11

Ms. Winny Joan  Okoth

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Nairobi

Construction Management


12

Mr. James Mwangi Kariuki

Kenyatta  University & Last  Mile Med

Nairobi

Health Care & Medical Sciences


13

Ms. Caroline  Nyaga

Science  Squad Africa & Kenyatta  University

Nairobi

Education


14

Mr. Hesbon  Ayub

Kenyatta  University

Nairobi

Renewable  Energy


15

Dr Daniel   Korir

University of Melbourne & ILRI

Nairobi

Agriculture


16

Mr. James  Kimani

Egerton University & Mother Goose Kenya

Nairobi

Maternal &Infancy  Health


17

Ms.Susan Njuki

Kisii University & ILRI

Kisii

Bioniformatics


18

Lydia Ogonda

University of Nairobi & Universite De Nantes 

Kakamega

Biochemistry


19

Weldon Tonui

Murang'a University of Technology 

Murang'a

Technology Eductaion


20

John Gift

 Kenya Technical Trainers College

Nairobi

 Technical Teacher Education




Nominations were accepted in any of the ten categories:
(1) Life Sciences,
(2) Physical Sciences,
(3) Engineering and Technology,
(4) Social Sciences and the Humanities,
(5) Science in the Arts,
(6) Digital Education,
(7) Science and Innovation Management
(8) Emerging Talents
(9) Science Start-ups
(10) Science Engagement


ABOUT THE FALLING WALLS LAB
The goal of the Falling Walls Lab is to advance scientific and entrepreneurial visions, and to initiate and promote exchange between outstanding talents and innovative thinkers across disciplines. Over the last years, 90 top-ranked institutions such as the ETH Zurich, Stanford University, and Seoul National University have hosted international Falling Walls Labs. The Falling Walls Foundation is organised by the Falling Walls Foundation and generously funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Berlin-Senate, the Bayer Foundations, Huawei, and Sartorius. It is supported by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

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