ISHOW Returns to Nairobi June 19-20, 2024

ISHOW Kenya 2024 applications are closed. Submit an interest form to be considered for future ISHOW Kenya regional events.

Neosave Technologies Limited
Neosave Technologies Limited
Autothermo

Neosave Technologies is developing, Autothermo, award winning wearable medical device designed for clinicians to continuously monitor sick newborns admitted to care, particularly in regions like Uganda where there are limited human resources for health.

MeSADA PCL
MeSADA PCL
MeSADA iNtensifier Precision Seeder

A 5-row staple grain precision seeder with tailored performance for small and medium-scale farms

YAAKA INVESTMENT LIMITED
YAAKA INVESTMENT LIMITED
Yaaka Portable Incinerator Bin

Yaaka portable incinerator bin is a non emission portable 1 cubic metre bin that works to reduce harmful waste in communities that offen lead to illnesses such as dysentery and Cholera especially in rainy season, while CO2 and ash are recycled and used in concrete design for circular economy advancement.

Che Innovations
NeoNest device

NeoNest is a low-cost device preventing neonatal hypothermia during ambulance transport, crucial for Uganda's premature babies. It's the first warmer designed for local ambulances, aiming to save thousands in low-income countries.

Megagas Alternative Energy Enterprise Ltd
Megagas Alternative Energy Enterprise Ltd
Community Kitchens Powered by Renewable Energy

Mega Gas converts plastic waste into clean cooking gas via a patented process and distributes it through women entrepreneurs. Our community kitchens offer affordable, eco-friendly cooking solutions at $0.02 per hour, serving as social hubs for low-income households.

Afya Lead
Afya Lead
Mkanda Salama

Mkanda Salama is a patented, non-invasive device that reduces postpartum hemorrhage, a leading cause of maternal mortality. This affordable, user-friendly belt applies gentle pressure to the uterus, requiring no specialized training, making it ideal for resource-limited settings.

Adumu Limited
Adumu Limited
Biodiesel fueled institutional cooking system.

We have developed an institutional grade biodiesel fueled cooking systems. This innovation allows institutions such as schools to transition from using traditional biomass as a cooking fuel to a modern clean alternative that saves up to 50% on cooking time, 78% on emissions and 40% on operating costs.

Judges

Percy Lemtukei
Percy Lemtukei
CEO & Founder
- Savanna Circuit Tech Ltd

Percy is CEO of Savanna Circuit Tech Ltd and a past ISHOW Kenya winner (2019).  He's an innovator, entrepreneur and post-harvest champion.  

AREEB AHMED
AREEB AHMED
Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
- Octavia Carbon

As a Product Design Engineer at Octavia Carbon, I leverage my journey from Kenya to Pakistan to develop sustainable solutions addressing climate change, including founding HelEOS, a solar sizing toolkit, and pioneering Direct Air Carbon Capture technology.

SYLVIA MUKASA
SYLVIA MUKASA
CEO
- GlobalX Investments

Sylvia, CEO of GlobalX Investments Ltd/GlobalX Innovation Labs, focuses on bridging gaps in skills, funding, and digital transformation. She has received numerous awards, including the Woman in STEM Award and Female CEO of the Year 2022.

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.

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.

Wambui Nyabero
Wambui Nyabero
CTO
- Villgro Africa

Dynamic leader with 15+ years of proven experience directing change, growth & innovation within small, medium and large corporations. I lead from the heart and excel at leading teams in finding creative solutions to human, technical, and logistical problems. Passionate about making the world a better place and technology that helps us live better.

Keziah Ntwiga
Keziah Ntwiga
Quality Assurance Manager (Clean Cooking)
- Sun King

Keziah serves as a Quality Assurance Manager within Sun King's Clean Cooking team, working to develop and maintain clean cooking solutions for over 100 million people across 40+ countries in Africa and Asia. Her role includes overseeing the management of the device fleet servicing, device lifecycle, hardware and firmware testing, as well as contributing to production systems and quality assurance processes.

JOHNSON KIWANGO
JOHNSON KIWANGO
Managing Director
- ZOLA Electric

Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the Renewables, Health & Environment industry. Skilled in Profit & Nonprofit Organizations, Operations Management, New Market Expansion, Sales, and Customer Care.

Isaac Sesi
Isaac Sesi
CEO
- Sesi Technologies

Isaac Sesi is an ISHOW 2019 winner and the CEO and Head of Product Development at Sesi Technologies, where they are developing affordable technologies to solve problems in the world's food systems with a focus on Africa. Isaac is an entrepreneur, engineer,and innovator passionate about leveraging technology to solve some of Africa's most pressing problems. 

AMY BILTON
AMY BILTON
Associate Professor
- University of Toronto

Amy is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto with over a decade of academic experience, previously serving as an Assistant Professor and holding positions at CSIRO and MIT. She has also worked as a systems engineer for Honeywell Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney Canada.