Innovation Village Uganda and Centenary Technology Services sign a strategic partnership agreement

In Summary
  • The partnership  will leverage the use of tech-innovations to transform the country’s ICT .
  • This  will also  build linkages that  will attract financing and investment to the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Innovation Village Uganda has  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Centenary Technology Services geared towards developing the Information Communication Technology (ICT) based on  innovation ecosystem to facilitate the usage of technology and development of the software applications in Uganda. 

Speaking at the signing ceremony the  team leader  Innovation Village Uganda Japheth Kawanguzi  said they  will build linkages that attract financing and investment to the entrepreneurial ecosystem, provide a distribution infrastructural network to empower digital entrepreneurs scale their business beyond local borders.

''We will also create pathways that give our innovators a competitive advantage and opportunities to support the creation of digital applications to support service delivery."

The  Chief Executive Officer at Centenary  Technology services Dr. Grace Ssekakubo  said the  partnership with the Innovation Village will also  generate highly skilled innovators, who in return will create technology applications to support service delivery, create employment opportunities and improve the use of data for ICT innovation and application development in the country.

This will have an accelerated employment effect as these companies will make revenue, grow and employ more young people.

”Dr. Ssekakubo said.  Jointly, the two entities will work towards building capacity of the tech local content, design and implement mentorship programs that build technical expertise.