Space Apps Nairobi was held on October 19th, 20th & 21st. Thank you to the 41 people who joined the International Space Apps Challenge at this location. The local results, including the work of 6 teams, can be found below!
Thanks Nairobi!

Local People's Choice Winner

The people have spoken! This is the project that captured our hearts.

Welcome to NASA Space App Challenge Nairobi!

Learn | Grow | Innovate

Students, scientists, programmers, technology enthusiasts, designers, engineers and entrepreneurs are invited to take on challenges that we as a global community face. These challenge Categories include ; "Can you build a... ", "Help others discover the Earth", "What the world needs now is...", "An icy glare", "A universe of beauty and wonder".


SIGN UP (Nairobi)> Form a Team > Select a Challenge > Solve it > Present it!


Drop us an email, and tell us about your team, your project or if you have any

We thank our partners :

IBM East Africa | Office of The Deputy President | Esri East Africa

Schedule (All times Africa/Nairobi)

Thursday, October 18th
  1. Arrival & Registration of participants

  2. Introductions and Housekeeping

  3. Welcoming Note- Gideon Waweru -IBM

  4. Introduction to NASA Space App Challenge-Chad Badiyan

  5. Introductory remarks- University Reps

  6. Earth Observation and Data - Philip Thigo (Lead, Data & Innovation -Office of the Deputy President)

  7. Citizen Centric Innovation-(Dr. Korir Sing'Oei- Legal Advisor, Executive Office of the Deputy President)

  8. IBM Cloud - (John Matogo, University Relations Leader, IBM)

  9. Esri Mapping Tools-Everton Namasake

  10. Break Session

  11. Training IBM Cloud

  12. Lunch Break

  13. ESRI Mapping Tools Training

  14. Development

  15. Day End -

Friday, October 19th
  1. Arrival and Registration

  2. Design Thinking- Shamsa Abdala ,IBM

  3. Development

  4. Project Presentation techniques-Chad Badiyan

  5. Lunch break

  6. Prep for Presentation

  7. Project Presentation

  8. Projects Appraisal and Announcement of Results

  9. Presentation of Awards

  10. Introduction to Space App Project Acceleration- Amuh, A.I.

  11. Photo Session and Goodbyes :-)


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.