Dedan Kimathi Science and Technology Park (DeST-Park) is a national project being implemented under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, State department for University Education and Research. The purpose of DeST-Park is to bring rapid development in technology and knowledge intensive areas and creation of new enterprises. It does this by bringing together in the same space three critical players:
- Academia with new knowledge, research and innovation outputs
- Private sector players with international market knowledge and production networks to be able to scale up innovations and IP outputs and
- Government agencies to provide the enabling business development environment.
This platform is developed with a view of contributing to the basic welfare of the society.