The week-long event that holds annually to bring together, stakeholders from different sectors of the economy is right around the corner; The Nigerian Innovation week.
The all week event tagged ‘’Innovating in Critical Times’’, has been fixed to take place between Tuesday, October 6, 2020, to Thursday October 8, 2020.
Just like in the yesteryears, this year’s edition will be packed with several activities like Nigerian Innovation awards, Innovation exhibitions, Nigerian Innovation Summit, and the annual report of the state of innovation in the country.
Majorly, the event is held every year to discuss opportunities, trends, and ideas around innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology development in Nigeria.
Commenting about the event, Kenneth Omeruo, the Founder and Lead Convener at the Innovation Hub Africa, said innovation is a catalyst that drives the growth of the economy and nations, especially in the 21st century.
‘’Nigeria Innovation week is a period set aside to gather people of like minds to share and showcase innovative business ideas, products, and services from Nigeria,’’
Also, Tony Ajah, the Programme Director, made some comments on the event. He said, the summit expects the presence of entrepreneurs, delegates from local and international businesses, investors, CEOs, state representatives, government representatives, tertiary institutions, and all stakeholders in the innovative system.
He continued by listing the proposed activity for each day of the Virtual Innovation week. On Tuesday, October 6, there will be innovation showcase and exhibitions from innovation hubs and research centres.
On Wednesday, October 7, tertiary institutions from all the states in the country will be granted access to showcase and exhibit their innovative ideas. While on the last day, the Innovation summit and the Nigerian Innovation Awards ceremony will take place.