Innovative mindsets and skills are necessary to spar creation of products and services that are truly problem based and have the potential to impact society. KeNIA is anchored at the Ministry of Education giving access to all academic institutions who are very core to capacity building. KeNIA strives to cause the creation of science and innovation parks, centers of excellence in priority sectors; support the inculcation of relevant skills such as human centered design, design thinking, problem based learning, intellectual property management, innovation leadership, 21st century skills, value proposition development, business modeling among others, to the broader community in the country.
Kenia is working to strengthen both the institutional capacity of the agency and the broader ecosystem. The agency is working to grow capacity of competent persons to support the implementation of the agency.