University of Nairobi

In Kenya, the PBL challenges are organised by C4DLab’s Sustainable Innovation Design course and Aalto University’s International Design Business Management Masters’ Programme

2018 - 2019 | Nairobi

The Fetoscope Team


Students worked on improving upon the shortcomings of the current Pinard Fetoscope particularly on usage by Kenyan midwives.

Team: University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship team and Aalto IDBM team.
Proposal(s): An improved fetoscope prototype
Client: Makerspace, C4DLab.

2018 - 2019 | Nairobi

Haikara Health


Students worked on improving maternal healthcare with a focus on the hospital referral system.

Team: University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship team and Aalto IDBM team.
Proposal(s): Project Haikara Health to improve maternal healthcare. Read more from the students’ mockup website and final report.
Client: Makerspace, C4DLab.

2018 - 2019 | Nairobi

Student Innovation Ecosystem


Fostering a sustainable student innovation ecosystem within the University of Nairobi student community.

Team: University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship team.
Proposal(s): A student-centered incubation programme championed by an institution within the University.
Client: Nairobi Innovation Week, C4DLab.

2017 - 2018 | Nairobi

FoodAfrica


Improving food safety in Kenya, with particular focus on aflatoxins in the food value chain.

Team: 5 UoN and 5 Aalto students from environmental science, business, design, engineering, communications and social science.
Proposal(s): A roadmap for tacking aflatoxins (Aalto team).
Client: FoodAfrica research programme, coordinated by Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke).

2017 - 2018 | Nairobi

Bikeshare BM


Improvement of the business model for the UoN Bikeshare to ensure self-sustainability and improved service delivery.

Team: University of Nairobi Sustainable Innovation Design students.
Proposal(s): A sustainable Business Model for the UoNBikeshare operations.
Client: UoNBikeshare.