Why National Innovation Awards (NIA)?

Why Should You Participate?

The top selected government agency and innovations will receive various benefits courtesy of Kenya National Innovation Agency and partners. Below is a breakdown of the benefits for each of the three NIA Awards.

Big 4 Benefits Assistive Tech Benefits Gov't Agency Benefits
Benefits

Big 4 Award

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
Benefits

Assistive Technology Award

For the top 5 winners in the Assistive Technology Award.

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

Government Agency Innovation Award

For the winner in the Government Agency Innovation Award.

Benefits:
  • 1 delegate ticket to KIW 2021
  • A trophy