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National Science & Technology Exhibition 2018

The Young Scientists Kenya inaugural National Science and Technology Exhibition took place on 5 & 6 July 2018. The exhibition which was opened by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta, showcased 93 scientific projects created by secondary school students in 81 schools from across 10 counties.
Winners of the exhibition were announced on 6 July with fantastic prizes and opportunities in all scientific categories including some special prizes. 

Young Scientists Kenya is a unique platform in East Africa, for young people from across Kenyan counties to demonstrate their innovation and showcase their scientific talents.


It is based on the premise that a wealth of talent and potential for innovation exists in Kenya.


Through annual exhibitions, Young Scientists Kenya will help to popularize science and technology amongst young people and encourage them to develop projects that seek practical solutions to the problems we face within the society.


Key facts

President Uhuru Kenyatta listens to a student at the KICC in Nairobi during the first Young Scientist Kenya exhibition, July 5, 2018
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  • – First ever Science and Technology Exhibition to be held in the country.
  • – 184 students from 81 schools entered 93 projects for the 2018 YSK Science and Technology Exhibition.
  • – Over 22 awards to were awarded at the 2018 Exhibition.
  • – STEM education can help build innovation, inventiveness and creative problem-solving skills.

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