The Nigerian Innovation Summit is an annual event that brings together stakeholders from different sectors of Nigeria’s economy. The one-week programme — Nigeria Innovation Week — which will hold between October 6 and 8, 2020, will focus on “Innovating Critical Times”.

During the event, ideas, trends, opportunities around technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship development in Nigeria will be discussed. Additionally, innovative businesses, ideas, products and services from Nigeria will be showcased. 

The summit will also receive delegates from local and international businesses, organisations, government agencies, states and representatives, embassies and high commissions, investors, CEOs, start-ups, entrepreneurs, research centres, tertiary institutions, business leaders/decision makers and all the stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem. 

Speaking about the virtual event, the lead convener and the founder of InnovationHub Africa & Resources Limited, Kenneth Omeruo said: “The state of innovation in Nigeria is also reviewed to understand its position and how it can be improved.”

The programme director, Tony Ajah also mentioned that “This year has been tough for businesses but companies that are innovative see opportunities in the crisis. Nigeria Innovation Week 2020 will feature innovation showcases and exhibitions, keynote presentations on emerging technologies and their industry application, panel discussions, innovation management insights as well as workshops, networking and awards.”

The Nigeria Innovation Week programme which is between 11 am to 2 pm daily is as follows: 

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Innovation showcase and exhibitions from innovation hubs, and research centres with solutions for industrial applications, adoption and commercialisation.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Innovation showcase and exhibitions from tertiary institutions from the 36 States of the federation, government agencies, and international organisations. 

Thursday, October 8, 2020

The Nigeria Innovation Summit and the Nigeria Innovation Awards.

How to register

Interested participants should visit the  official website of the Nigeria Innovation Week to register. 

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