WaziHub Programme

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Accelerating Open IoT and Big Data Innovation in Africa

 

WaziHub Background

WaziHUB (in Swahili for Open-Hub) is an EU – Africa innovation project for Africa aiming to create an OpenHUB for IoT and Big Data cutting-edge and African grade solutions, co-designed by African people.

WAZIHUB’s vision is to exploit IoT potential and share IoT technologies best-practices through the involvement of innovation communities and stakeholders such as young entrepreneurs, startups, developers, innovation Hubs from local districts, regional level, national level and African-wide.

Program Details

@iLabAfrica will hold an immersive and practical 5-Day IoT Bootcamp experience at Strathmore University, dates: 12th to 16th November 2018 from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm daily.

The Bootcamp will explore the basics of IoT and introduce the participants to the WaziUp platform. This will be a great opportunity to design, develop and deploy next generation solutions that will touch millions of users. The program will cover bits of theory with a large part being conducted in groups aimed at enforcing teamwork spirit and giving each one a chance for first hand hands-on practical experience. This will take place in a state-of-the-art computer laboratories at @iLabAfrica, Strathmore University.

The objectives of the bootcamp are:

  • To introduce the IoT ecosystem consisting of hardware, software and cloud providers.
  • To enable participants to jumpstart their IoT ideas.
  • To discuss emerging trends in cloud computing aligned with IoT.
  • To introduce interested participants to the WaziHub Accelerator program.

We therefore invite applications from:

  • Students with interest in IoT
  • Startups in IoT space.
  • Developers in the IoT space.
  • Entrepreneurs, Agropreneurs interested in IoT.

Program Venue

The bootcamp will be held at @iLabAfrica Research Centre, Strathmore University.

Program Duration

This a 5 day bootcamp which is going to be held on 12th – 16th November 2018 from 8.00 am to 5.00pm.

Commitment Cost

The commitment cost of the program is Ksh 2500.  These fees are non-refundable.

Course  Dates

12th November – 16th November 2018

Time: 8:00 am – 5.00 pm

Enquiries

For enquiries kindly contact:

iLabAfrica on 0703 034617

or Andrew on 0707760797

Email: aruto@strathmore.edu

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