Kabarak University participated the in IREN Technologies and Innovation Platform 2021 held on 13th March 2021 at the Shianda demonstration field in Kakamega County.
The University exhibited a project dubbed ROBAMA developed by the Enactus Club in the year 2014. The prototype and demonstration were sponsored by IREN (K) and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation.Through this exhibition members of the public were trained on waste management by technology transfer. The project addresses plastic waste management and comprises of a plant named ROBAMA, which uses pyrolysis method to produce diesel and gas from plastic waste. The project aims to create jobs, stimulate economies, and reimagining plastic waste management.
The team representing the University comprised of Mr Wilson Balongo, the Coordinator of Innovation and Business Incubation, Ms Faith Yator, the Coordinator, Outreach and Linkages, Mr Shadrack Koech, Mr Victor Akoto, Mr Livingstone Mmani, Ms Teresa Valerie, Ms Salome Njeri, Ms Maria Nyabiage, Mr Samuel Wafula, Mr Bahati Innocent, Ms Marion Jeluget, Mr Maurice Moshe and Ms Elizabeth Pato.