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2019 | IEEE Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development


2019 | IEEE Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

Photo Left to right – Diploma in Biomedical Engineering Ocwich Francis, CEO of Solar Net metering Uganda Janati Nakimera, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Atuhaire Banura Edwin, Diploma in Biomedical Engineering Kabiito Riz Paul 

By Janati Nakimera

IEEE Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development was held on 2019 November 09. The event was organized by the Entrepreneurship Ambassador for IEEE Region 8, Ms Janati Nakimera, in partnership with IEEE Uganda Section and the IEEE Kyambogo University Students Branch

The event was a success, as there were 50 participants at Kyambogo University, and the theme focused on “Promoting Entrepreneurship Through Innovation.”

The judges identified teams with different innovations, as creativity was a major criteria. Nine teams presented their pitches to the judging team:

The IEEE Uganda Section recognized the following teams as recipients of the pitch competition:






The judges picked the top three teams and they will join a mentoring program to enable them to continuously work on improving their idea. Two of the three winners will join IEEE Region 8 Pitch Competitions which will be announced soon.