Frequently Asked Questions
How can one get in touch with KIRDI?
Are KIRDI products available in the market?
No, we are not commercial rather we capacity build SMEs to be able to produce the products of their choice and create a ready market on how to sale their products in respect to their target group
What services are offered by KIRDI?
We offer business incubation facilities, trainings, common manufacturing facilities, product development and consultancy
What steps can one take in case you are an innovator?
Do you have any job vacancies?
Currently we do not have any vacancies. We however urge you to keep checking our website and social media platforms for job adverts. All the best as you seek employment.
Do you offer internship programs and Industrial attachment?
Can KIRDI train in Animal Feed formulation?
Yes we do offer training on animal feeds formulation and as such we are in a position to train you. We schedule our training programs once every three months. However, if unable to make it on a particular scheduled date, kindly visit us we see how we can best set a training date for you.
When is your training on cosmetics and soap making?
The training is custom made to a schedule agreeable between you and the trainer; meaning that your availability determines when the training will be.
Do you make briquette making machines?
We are able to fabricate a Briquette Machine for you. If you happen to have a design in mind also, we can work on that particular specification. Kindly visit us we see how best to support you.
Where are you located?
We are located in the following areas:
- Nairobi: South “C” along Popo road, South “B” along Dunga road
- Kisumu Western Region Centre: Along Kibos road
- Eldoret: Located at KIE Shades near Coca Cola
How long does it take to get trained and incubated?
Training normally takes place between Five (5) – Thirty (30) days depending on the technology being trained on while Incubation takes Six (6) to Twelve (12) months depending with the complexity of the idea being developed
What is Common Manufacturing Facility (CMF)?
This is a concept where KIRDI provides a platform for MSMEs to use its facilities to undertake production of their products at a fee. Common manufacturing facilities are offered in the following areas: Food Technology, Chemical Engineering, Leather Technology, Engineering Development and Service Centre, Textile Technology, Ceramics & Building Materials
Would KIRDI allow a student to use your facility to do their research?
KIRDI can allow this on a case to case basis for which we will require you to do a proposal to the Director in regards to your project and we shall get back to you.