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CISCO OPENS AN INCUBATION HUB AT C4D LAB

 

David Bunei, General Manager (GM) for Cisco East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands, together with Prof. Aduda, College Principal take part in the launch of CiscoEdgeCenter

 

Cisco, in collaboration with C4Dlab launched an incubation hub at C4Dlab. Dubbed CiscoEdgeCenter is the first of its kind in East Africa.

Speaking during the Launch, General Manager (GM) for Cisco East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands, David Bunei said that CISCO is proud to be part of the Kenyan economic growth through the creation of jobs and creating a business environment where entrepreneurs can thrive.

Bunei added that some SMMEs namely Tujenge Pay and Botlab have already signed up and are already getting training at the Cisco Edge Incubation Center.

Dr. Tonny Omwansa, Director of C4D Lab stated that C4DLab is at the forefront of promoting Innovation within the University of Nairobi and beyond. “With the realization that promoting innovation is a collaborative effort, the Innovation Hub keenly pursues partnerships with stakeholders who have common interest. CISCO is one such partner and we look forward to promoting innovation through CISCO-EDGE,” said Dr. Omwansa.

The Cisco Edge center will provide an opportunity for SMMEs to employ graduates from the NetAcad program and equip them with workplace experience, and in turn the SMMEs will leverage the graduates’ skills from The University of Nairobi. NetAcad gives students hands-on digital skills training to prepare them for in-demand careers and the digital economy.

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