Policies & Legal Framework
KeNIA works closely with partners to ensure the inclusion of science, technology and innovation in the country’s programs and policies at all levels. KeNIA is also mandated to coordinate the implementation of national innovation and commercialisation policy. As a mechanism of encouragement and motivation, KeNIA establishes and maintains a variety of award systems for novel innovations subject to prescribed conditions. Working closely with the National Council of Science, Technology, and Innovation (ST&I) and other partners, the agency works to build policies and frameworks that would spur the advancement of research to commercialisation and enterprise development.