Philips Establishes Africa Innovation Hub in Kenya

March 24, 2014 01:34 PM EST By: Jennifer Rocha

Innovation hub to focus on new inventions and bringing them to market.

The Philips Africa Innovation Hub, while based on Kenya, will oversee pan-African research and projects, and operations across Africa.  JJ van Dongen, Senior Vice President & CEO Philips Africa, notes in the release, “Our ambition is to create impactful innovations that matter to people and address the key challenges that confront society. With Kenya as a leader in the continent in science and entrepreneurship as well as a hub of collaboration on technology and innovation, Nairobi, is the ideal location to establish Philips’ African research presence.”


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