The Innovation Centre for Product Development and Commercialization (iPDeC) is one of the five centers of the AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Project. The center serves as a link point for iPIC, iCB, iCMoB and iCEOD. It was established with the objective of facilitating up-scaling of innovations technologies at JKUAT and PAUSTI to translate into products for economic and social impact. The centre serves as an avenue to identify business potential of innovations Products that exist within the two institutions and provide way forward of engaging private and public entities in the commercialization process. The overall goal is to ensure innovations achieve the desired outcomes for the economic growth of Kenya.
Innovation Products in various thematic areas including Machinery Development, Drug and Disease Control, Food Security and Value Addition have been identified with potential for commercialization