The NESH-NXT Conference is a special yearly event organized by NESH for Young Nigerian Entrepreneurs where they can meet to learn, exchange ideas and network.
The theme of the 2017 Edition of the Conference was “Nigerian Research Institutes Innovations and Young Nigerian Entrepreneurs”. The main objective of the Conference was to increase synergy between Nigerian Research Institutes and young Nigerian Entrepreneurs in order to enhance the adoption and commercialization of research innovations.
The conference featured Goodwill messages from Partners/Sponsors and Speeches by our Special Guests, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Honourable Minister of Science and Technology and Hajia Aisha Abubakar, Honourable Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment.
There was a Plenary Session which focused on the Conference theme and a Keynote Speech by the Director General, Standards Organization of Nigeria, Barrister Osita Aboloma which highlighted the importance of Standards and quality control. Also, there were 2 Roundtables on Export and Experience Sharing and mentoring by our Role-model Entrepreneurs, and Special Presentations on ICT innovations and financial products packaged for SMEs.
The event was held at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos on Tuesday, 14th November, 2017.