@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.


Meet the @iLabAfrica Team

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 labsopen work­ing spaces and an busi­ness incub­a­tion offices with a capa­city of up to 100 people.






Dr. Joseph Sevilla





Imelda Mueni
 IT Business Project Manager





Emmanuel Kweyu
Deputy Director






Tirus Kamau
Business Development Manager






Sharon Mutisya
Operations Manager






Regina Nkonge
Project Manager





Bernard Chiira
@iBizAfrica Incubation Manager