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JKUAT, in realisation of its important role in development of science and technology, and to complement the national efforts to achieve economic growth in line with its vision of becoming

a university of global excellence in training, research, innovation and entrepreneurship for development, has organised the Annual Scientific, Technological and Industrialisation Conference since the year 2005, that has continually drawn participation from around the globe. The conference also offers opportunities for exhibitors to showcase their products and innovations.


The objectives of the conference are to:

  1. Provide a forum through which the University will showcase the ongoing contributions it is making to the society.
  2. Create a forum for constantly improving the University’s approach to development-oriented scientific research, as it strives to remain a leader in this area.
  3. Provide a forum for research peers from local and international institutions to discuss, share and publish vital information.
  4. Provide an opportunity for the industrial/business sectors and policy makers to interact with researchers, so as to get new ideas and products for infusion into the production system and research.
  5. Provoke policy makers to appreciate the need for substantial and long-term investments in scientific research, innovation and industrialisation.

The theme for this year’s conference is Leveraging on Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development.


    November 14, 2019 – November 15, 2019

    Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) has been organizing and hosting international conferences since 2005 under the broad theme of scientific, technological and industrialization. The conferences act as a platform to bring bring together researchers, industrialist, policy makers and funding organs so as to achieve synergy necessary for industrial development. The conference involves oral and poster presentations. In addition, exhibitions highlighting technological innovations tailored towards industrialization are held.

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