About this Award.

Big 4 Innovation
Award.

This Award seeks to recognize and award innovations that are outstanding and innovative within the Big 4 Agenda (Affordable Healthcare, Affordable Housing, Food Security, and Manufacturing).

Submit Innovation Who's Eligible?
Who qualifies for this Award?

You can go ahead and submit an innovation for consideration here,
but before that don't forget to go through the criteria below to ensure that your innovation qualifies.

For the Big4 Innovation Award, the focus will be on the four sectors of the National Big 4 Agenda.

Affordable Healthcare

Affordable Housing

Food Security

Manufacturing

If you have an innovation that is creating solutions in the above categories you can go ahead and make sure you qualify for the Award from the general eligibility below.

The innovator OR founder of the innovation MUST BE a Kenyan citizen

The innovation MUST BE registered in Kenya

The innovation must have been in operation for AT LEAST one year

The innovation SHOULD NOT have received an award from NIA before

The innovation SHOULD have a clearly demonstrable product or service with an existing market

The innovation SHOULD have a profile available online with appropriate information

The innovation SHOULD have an active and permanent team of two or more members

Benefits of the Award?

Why should I submit an innovation?

For each of the four categories in the Big 4 Award (Affordable Healthcare, Affordable Housing, Food Security, and Manufacturing) there will be a winner, a first runner up and a second runner up who will each receive certain benefits at the KIW2021.

Winner

KES 500,000

Benefits:
  • Pitching at KIW 2021
  • 1 delegate ticket to KIW 2021
  • 1 exhibition booth at KIW 2021
  • A trophy

1st Runner Up

KES 200,000

Benefits:
  • Pitching at KIW 2021
  • 1 delegate ticket to KIW 2021
  • 1 exhibition booth at KIW 2021
  • A placard

2nd Runner Up

KES 100,000

Benefits:
  • Pitching at KIW 2021
  • 1 delegate ticket to KIW 2021
  • 1 exhibition booth at KIW 2021
  • A certificate