EventsNews/Articles

Nigeria Innovation Summit 2019 to Focus on Innovations to Accelerate Economic Growth

0

The 4th edition of the Nigeria Innovation Summit 2019  will focus on the theme: Accelerating Nigeria’s Economic Growth Through Innovation.

The summit which will hold on August 20-21,2019 at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria is an annual event that promotes the need for businesses, organizations, entrepreneurs and government in Nigeria to become more innovative and use innovation to drive sustainable economic development. It helps Nigeria embrace innovation and move in the direction of digital transformation through the use of Emerging Technologies and Trends, Research, Development, Commercialization, Entrepreneurship and Investments.

Each year the summit provides a platform that fosters collaborations among Government Agencies, businesses, International organizations, innovators, researchers, Academic community and startups.

While announcing this year’s summit, Mr.Kenneth Omeruo,CEO, Emerging Media-the organisers of the summit states “This is the time for Nigeria with her youthful population, to leverage new technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Robotics, Data sciences etc and apply them in sectors like Health, Agriculture, Financial services, Education, Renewable Energy and Clean-techs to solve problems around us. These opportunities are already creating new businesses who are becoming a major source of foreign investments into Nigeria and that is a major way of accelerating Nigerians economic growth. This is our motivation each year to host this summit

He further explains that small businesses and startups hold the key to a sustainable economic growth for the country as in 2018 according to Partech Africa report Nigerian startups attracted US$ 306 Million in funding over 26 deals, and encourages the government to provide more support and create the enabling environment for Nigerian businesses and innovations to thrive.


Mr Tony Ajah, Program Coordinator for Nigeria Innovation Summit 2019 states” Each year we bring in experts from around the world in several innovation ecosystems to Nigeria to share these global opportunities and network with participants are the summit.

This year’s summit will feature keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops, exhibitions focusing on Healthtech,Agritech, Renewable energy and CleanTech, FinTech,Edutech,Techtainment, Emerging Technologies, Research, collaborations, Women Entrepreneurship, Youths, Technology and Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria


The 2019 Nigeria Innovation Summit offers great opportunity through sponsorship, partnership, exhibitions of innovative products, ideas, applications and services. The organisers therefore call for participation from government agencies,international organisations, academics, business leaders, companies, organisations,Smes, CEOs, entrepreneurs, decision makers, innovators.

For Summit inquires  please call:

Tony:+234-805-140-3056

Peter:+234-818-434-6261

Doris:+234-706-263-0405

Francisca:+234-803-416-2250

Bisola:+234-703-424-3673

Email:info@innovationsummit.ng

Kenneth Omeruo
Omeruo Ndukaku Kenneth is an Innovation Management expert,the CEO of Emerging Media,a new media company.He is a member of ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management and the US-Africa chamber of Commerce.He is the Founder of TechTrends Nigeria Blog,Nigeria Innovation Summit and the African Innovation Academy.Kenneth is a highly sought-after Internet Marketing Consultant who has through his seminars, articles, training and consulting, helped many organizations, Individuals, Businesses maximize the Internet for business purposes.Kenneth has also being featured as a guest on the TV show TODAY ON STV Nigeria and on Bloomberg Africa TV.He is the author of the best –selling Internet Book: How To Create Unlimited Internet Wealth. He is a syndicated columnist with the following Newspapers in Nigeria: Daily Independent, Financial Standard, PUNCH, BusinessDay, and Sun.Kenneth organises the EduNet Conference for Universities in Nigeria. Kenneth is a member of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria( ISPON ) Roundtable For Capacity Development in Nigeria,member pre-selection committee for Nigeria at the UN World Summit Awards,a Panelist for Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria(YouWIN)-a Federal government initiative created by the ministry of finance,supported by ministries of Communications Technology,Youth Development,Worldbank and DFID. A 2013 Judge at the Google Cloud Developers Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa.He has been a contributing editor of Nigeria Communications Week,Africa Telecom and IT Business Magazine,ICT Today magazine,M2 magazine.Kenneth has been invited to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Forum, Oracle Open World Conference USA, Oracle Cloud World Dubai, and GITEX Dubai. He now lives in New York with his family and presently working on an Open Innovation project for Nigeria. You can contact Kenneth through email: (kenneth (at)techtrendsng.com) Facebook:www.facebook.com/Kenneth.omeruo On Twitter:www.twitter.com/kennethomeruo Skpe:Kenneth.Omeruo

Call for Paper and Participation for Nigeria Innovation Summit 2019

Previous article

NadiFin Fintech Accelerator Program Announces 2019 Cohort

Next article

Comments

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *