Kenya Airways unveils innovation hub to support youth mentorship

KENYA – National carrier Kenya Airways PLC (KQ) has launched the Fahari Innovation Hub, a center for innovation that acts as a springboard for new ideas and data-driven innovations to accelerate impact-driven solutions that address some of the societal and business challenges. The Fahari Innovation Hub is part of the airline’s s strategy in contributing to the sustainable development of Africa by empowering, partnering, and co-creating innovative ideas and strategies with local start-ups and the small-medium enterprises (SMEs) ecosystem. Speaking during the launch Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT, Innovation and…

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Mohammed VI Polytechnic University launches innovation hub in partnership with Plug and Play

MOROCCO – Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), an academic and research institution, has partnered with global innovation platform, Plug and Play, to launch an Open Innovation Hub in Morocco, with the support of OCP Group. This new location will be Plug and Play’s first office in Africa, with a plan to make Morocco the premiere destination of startups in the surrounding regions. Plug and Play Morocco is scheduled to launch in January 2021 and will have an initial focus on Smart Cities. Through this partnership, Plug and Play Morocco will…

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