GDC and Mount Kenya University (MKU) will collaborate through the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework to boost research and development.
Speaking during the launch of MKU’s multi-complex science laboratories in Nakuru, the GDC Managing Director & CEO Dr. Silas Simiyu said the two institutions will soon form a special committee to expedite the collaboration process.
Dr. Simiyu was the Chief Guest. He also gave a public lecture.
“We are ready to partner with you in this venture. Let the two parties form a committee so that we can discuss key and relevant areas of collaboration,” Dr. Simiyu advised.
MKU also announced that it would support the upcoming
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