ISHOW Kenya: June 1-9, 2021

Congratulations to our winners!

ISHOW Kenya Awards Ceremony - June 9 6pm East Africa

Kenya 2021 Winners

Kenya Finalists

Mobile Scan Solutions Uganda Limited
Mobile Scan Solutions Uganda Limited
M-SCAN

We are developers of portable ultrasound devices that work on laptops, tablets, and mobile phones.

FootMo Kit Technologies
FootMo Kit Technologies
FootMo Kit

FootMo Kit is a low-cost, hand-held, IoT, machine-learning, and wearable device that is used by farmers to diagnose animal diseases. It conducts routine checkups for early and timely treatment in livestock in hard to reach and underserved areas without relying on veterinary doctors and animal scientists.

Infitech Lab Ltd.
Infitech Lab Ltd.
Aquaset

Infitech Lab’s Aquaset is primarily aimed at preventing the overflow of water storage tanks during the infilling process of the tanks. It is a multifunctional device that monitors water in the aquifer and water level in the water storage system. It evaluates and automatically controls water pump actions so that these pumps deliver exact volumes of water needed to fill water storage tanks. This prevents overflow and ensures sustainable water withdrawal from aquifer.

Solakilimo Solutions
Solakilimo Solutions
Solar-Powered Cold Rooms

We are providing solar powered cold rooms for fish, fruits and vegetable farmers on a pay-as-you preserve model. The solar-powered cold storage offers an ideal response to the Kenyan farmers as it adequately addresses the problem of post-harvest losses. The freshness of the fish, fruits and vegetables is extended from two to 30 days. Farmers can look for better priced markets for their harvest. Solar energy cuts the storage energy expenses by 40% compared to electricity.

Dent Agrisystems
Dent Agrisystems
Hwesomame Weather Update Service

Weather constitutes the major production risk in agriculture, yet locally relevant weather data is largely absent. Farmers, as a result, are not correctly informed on the requirements of their crops and tend to do a lot of guesswork, drastically reducing yield and profit. The Hwesomame Weather Update Service is a self-supporting climate observation system that provides analyzed data on weather parameters.

Aqualoo Technologies
Aqualoo Technologies
Concrete Foam Generator

Aqualoo Ventures is a Social Enterprise that uses Modern Cellular Air Crete technology that is lightweight, non-toxic masonry material that is easy and inexpensive. The foam generator makes Air Crete which is a mixture of cement, water and foam. The foam is produced by agitating a foaming agent with compressed air. A good quality degreasing is be used as a foaming agent. Air Crete is fireproof, insect proof and unharmed by moisture that will not rot or decay while making building materials like blocks and walls.

Tech Era
Tech Era
Watre.io

Watre.io is a digital water distribution ecosystem manager that acts as a network orchestrator between users of water and private water distributors in urban areas by using data from its water level tracking sensor and its software. Watre.io ensures that customers never run out of water by prompting customers to order water at appropriate time and receive water just in time for household use. It ensures that water delivery is reliable, eliminates wait time to receive water, makes water affordable and ensures quality water for users.

MeDevice Kenya
MeDevice Kenya
AfriVent

MeDevice Kenya Ltd is a Medical Device development company on a mission to tackle respiratory illnesses, of which COVID-19 is just an example. Our vision is to combine a fully featured lower cost ventilator, pulse oximeter, and other accessory devices with telemetry for remote access, as well as connectivity for data collection capability.

Kenya Judges

June Madete, PhD
June Madete, PhD
Kenyatta University
- Senior Lecturer

June Madete is a Biomechanics engineer, researcher and senior lecturer at Kenyatta University with special interest and expertise in motion analysis software and hardware. Her previous research involved combination of this technique with animal research in the field of euro science, video fluoroscopy, x-ray and CT data.

Wayne Lifshitz
Wayne Lifshitz
Chemonics
- Asia Director, Global Health Supply Chain

Inventor, patent holder, start-up mentor, product designer. Impact investor in consumer products and technology.

Robert Hauck
Robert Hauck
Co-Chair
- ASME Engineering Global Development Committee

Bob served in a variety of roles for GE for over 30 years and led a global team of over 350 engineers. Bob is currently serving as the co-chair of ASME’s Engineering Global Development Committee and has provided manufacturing guidance and expertise to ISHOW finalists as a judge since 2015.

Boniface Orang'i
Boniface Orang'i
Philips
- Head of Operations & Customer Service, East Africa

An experienced business leader who is passionate about inspiring great talent, creating a performance culture and creatively aligning talent with culture to ultimately deliver on business strategy.  Boniface has a wealth of leadership expertise in driving operational excellence and doing business across Africa. 

Wilfred Njeru Njagi
Wilfred Njeru Njagi
Villgro Africa
- Co-Founder & CEO

Mr. Wilfred Njagi is Co-Founder and CEO of Villgro Africa. He holds a BSc in Computer Science (2010) from Egerton University and brings in diverse experience having lived and worked in Middle East, Asia and Africa. He is well plugged into the Kenyan entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Roy Ombatti
Roy Ombatti
AB3D
- Founder & CEO

Roy seeks opportunities that allow him to leverage technology to improve lives.  He is the founder of AB3D, a hardware social enterprise involved in 3D printing for development.  AB3D lowers the barriers of accessing disruptive technology by building the machines locally and out of recycled electronic waste parts.  He is currently a masters candidate in design impact at Stanford University.  

Sylvia Mukasa
Sylvia Mukasa
GlobalX Investments Ltd/GlobalX Innovation Labs
- Founder & CEO

Passionate about empowering Women in Tech and contributing to the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Africa. She is Country Co-Founder/Chapter Lead (Kenya) for Women in Tech Africa (WiTA). She is a 2014 TechWomen Fellow and Next Einstein Forum Ambassador(Kenya) 2015-17. She serves on WiTA's Operations Board and the Global Advisory Board for the India STEM Alliance.

Kamau Gachigi
Kamau Gachigi
Gearbox
- Executive Director

Gearbox is located in Nairobi's industrial area and the makerspace provides a network of like-minded individuals and businesses with the know-how and resources that enable you to take your innovation to market.  Dr. Kamau holds a U.S. patent in electronic materials and has published 27 scientific papers on technology and innovation.