The KCIC’s client support is delivered through a range of services. the focus areas namely; renewable energy, agribusiness ad finally water management. The services are delivered in the following pillars: These are themed around KCICs five service delivery areas:
Business Advisory Services
KCIC provides technical expertise and mentorship in business management, technical skills delivered through trainings that equip entrepreneurs with competencies to turn appropriate technologies into viable businesses. The organization also facilitates market development for clean tech entrepreneurs by identifying and developing new market segments for current products.
Access to Finance
KCIC facilitates flexible access to finance needed by clean technology enterprises by providing competitive financing offerings including proof of concept grants, early stage financing mechanism, matching grants, seed capital investments, syndicate financing and Kenya Climate Ventures which is an early stage financing facility aimed at assisting the clean tech entrepreneurs to move from proof of concept stage to commercialization.
Access to Facilities
Housed at Strathmore Business School, KCIC provides working space for startup companies and also facilities for networking and business meetings. KCIC provides access to and use of technical facilities which include facilities for idea testing and demonstration, access to initial production and manufacturing at KCIC negotiated rates through partners.
We leverage the direct experience of private sector innovators to inform relevant government regulations, policies and strategies to encourage the adoption of profitable local innovation. The key areas of support include:
- Policy advice and advocacy
Access to Information
KCIC provides information on market intelligence and opportunities in clean technologies. This includes technical information and sector trends in the market to enhance awareness and adoption of green growth solutions while increasing understanding on the same. The information is aimed at engaging and motivating the private sector organizations and individuals to take action on climate change.