The University of Nairobi won 6 awards at this year’s Nairobi International Trade fair. UON took position 1 in the stand that best interprets current show theme the best stand in research and development and the best institution of higher learning in developing and advanced technology. The university also took position two in three categories namely; the Best University stand, The best stand embracing Information Technology and Communication System and the best Engineering base institution of higher learning.
The theme for this year’s trade fair was: ‘Enhancing Technology in Agriculture and Industry for Food Security and National Growth.’
Some of the key projects that the University displayed were; phototherapy unit that helps treat jaundice in new born babies; sign language speech translation glove, infra-red maize sorting machine that is used to help identify and sort out deadly aflatoxin maize from clean maize.
The show kicked off from October 3rd to October 9th at the Jamhuri Showground.