@iLabAfrica is a Centre of Excellence in ICT innovation and Development based at Strathmore University. It was established to address the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) and to contribute toward Kenya’s Vision 2030. The research center is involved in interdisciplinary research, students engagement, collaboration with government, industry and other funding agencies. Our Vision is to be a leading Centre of Excellence in the uses of ICT for development while Our Mission is to provide an environment that promotes technological innovation and provides business support structures and policy direction to harness the potential of ICT as a genuine tool for sustainable development.
The team of over 60 members comprises of a rich inter-disciplinary mix of researchers with technology and business expertise capable of meeting the requirements of the centre. In 2012 the Research Centre moved to the ultra-modern student centre building in Strathmore University, where it occupies two floors. This space incorporates: an office block, four innovation labs, open working spaces and an business incubation offices with a capacity of up to 100 people.