What we do
At Lions of Science, we create a platform to award and promote innovative early-stage projects by Kenyan Science, Techology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students. We do so by offering seminars, workshops and mentorship at the LoS Hub. We aspire to focus on integral entrepreneurship and capacity building for STEM students by offering different programs in collaboration with strategic LoS partners.
From 2016 on the LoS Hub will focus on all-female workshops, events and infrastructure for Kenyan STEM students.
The annual LoS Awards showcase and celebrate the most promising innovations submitted to
LoS by Kenyan STEM students.
From 2016 on Lions of Science offers holistic entrepreneurship capacity building for LoS fellows.
The LoS awards 2016 project submission page will be opened on the 1st of May 2016 to 31st July 2016.Check the submission criteria and the key thematic areas for LoS awards HERE .All college and university students and recent graduates (less than year) across East Africa with innovation that are in line with the LoS theme of the year are allowed to apply for the challenge. APPLY HERE.[ Read More ]
This year, Lions of Science held their annual Awards ceremony on 5th of November 2015 at the Goethe-Iinstitut . Five brilliant projects from young Kenyan students were presented to the jury and audience who anonymously narrowed the final projects down to three. Due to the quality and competitiveness of the projects, the project Bio Textile and the UNICOM Kit tied for the first position whereas the project Horrae smart irrigation came in as the 1st runners up[ Read More ]
"It was wonderful joining LoS during the 2015 Awards event. I congratulate the entire LoS team. You guys are doing great work of nurturing creative and innovative young minds-well done."Assistant Director of Research, Kenyan Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology
"This is very encouraging, giving new innovators a chance to realise their dreams. For sure, this will have a far reaching impact on current and future generations in terms of Thinking Big"Kenyan University Student
"Thank you for giving us the honor to be in the jury."Director Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya (AHK Kenya)
"Unser Afrika-Bild verengt sich leider immer wieder auf zwei Blickwinkel: das Hunger-Afrika oder das Safari-Afrika (...) Es ist gut, wenn eine Organisation wie Lions of Science dazu beiträgt, akademischen Nachwuchs zu fördern und dadurch zugleich auch die [Fremd] Wahrnehmung dieses Kontinents zu weiten."News Anchor - ZDF (German-TV)
"Ich freue mich über die Möglichkeit Ihnen und Ihrer guten Idee in der Jury zur Verfügung zu stehen."General Manager Consumer Health Kenya - Merck Ltd
"Lions of Science is an excellent organisation. We need such kind of spirit that allows the youth to unfold its entrepreneurial potential. Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship will allow us to grow towards a promising future."Former PS, lecturer & 'Father' of Kenyan Internet