THE Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi) beneath the umbrella of The Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) has reiterated its dedication to proceed supporting the innovation sector which is essential to employment introduction.
DTBi Business Development Manager, Mr Elia Kinshaga made the remarks whilst last a two-day science and entrepreneurship coaching organised by way of the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) in collaboration with DTBi for science scholars held in Dar es Salaam.
The programme intends to equip scholars with talents to follow their wisdom on electronics in particular in Arduino programming and robotics to resolve quite a lot of issues in society.
“As an ICT-based Business Incubator with the aim of supporting the growth and commercialisation of emerging digital-based start-ups in Tanzania, we will work tirelessly to promote the innovation sector… what is happening today (yesterday) is one of our objectives of promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and innovation.” Mr Kinshaga mentioned.
He mentioned they’ve additionally added that innovation is a part of their targets to take care of the various years of grievance which were claiming that the African continent is the recipient of out of date era from advanced nations.
“Apart from promoting STEM, our goal is to ensure that we create many innovations that will turn the problems into opportunities… thus by finding solutions to various problems facing society we will automatically create jobs for our young people, especially graduates,” Mr Kinshanga identified
In a similar building, he mentioned the WRO programme will assist to trade the perspective of the folk in opposition to science scholars within the nation who appear to find out about extra theories of their complete faculty lifestyles.
More so, Mr Kinshaga implored newshounds and the media sector typically to use their equipment in selling the innovation sector.
On her facet, the Programme Manager at DTBi, Ms Josephine Sepeku unveiled that about 20 scholars attended the workshop from quite a lot of faculties, together with Jangwani, Manzese and Shamsiye Secondary School in addition to Chang’ombe Demonstration School.
“In this two-day workshop of learning and interaction in STEM practical workshops … 20 students have been trained ont 21st Century skills, including Arduino Programming and Robotics and coming up with various Innovative ideas in finding solutions to different areas, including water saving and management systems (water level sensors) and security motion sensors ( in parking ),” she added
Author: Daily News