The government is keen on nurturing a culture of innovation to accelerate economic growth in the country.
President William Ruto said innovation has the power to catalyze productivity, generate gainful employment and create wealth for Kenyans.
“Through innovation, we can re-imagine and re-engineer our economy,” he said.
He made the remarks at the Sarit Centre in Nairobi County on Tuesday, December 6 where he opened the 2022 Kenya Innovation Week Expo.
Ruto said the government will partner with stakeholders to create platforms that will foster innovations, promote start-ups, strengthen research and propel the uptake of emerging technologies.
“We will keep supporting the production of requisite skills for developing demand-driven innovations that are globally competitive,” he said.