The Harare Institute of Technology will hold its annual HIT Technovation Day this Friday at the university’s campus in Belvedere. The event will start at 0930hrs and scheduled to end at 1600hrs the same day.
By Cisco Eng. Shingie Lev Muringi
HIT has become Zimbabwe’s leading technological institute over the years, writing its own fairytale in the mentoring of young technocrats across various fields such as computer science, information technology, software engineering, industrial manufacturing, chemical engineering and other relevant tech disciplines.
The purpose of this event is to provide all organizations in the science, engineering and technology sector with the following platforms:
- Promote Innovation and Technoprenuership amongst Zimbabweans as a tool for economic revival and rapid industrialization.
- Showcase HIT research and development outputs including intellectual property, products and services to a wide ranging audience including University academics, high school pupils and practitioners in the field
- Create an opportunity for networking and building partnerships with companies/organizations within the same sector
- Advance and keep alive the STEM initiative by showcasing the Careers of the Future
- Raise technological awareness among students, pupils as well as industry and commerce
- Create an opportunity for future clients and customers
- Provide a platform for identifying research problems and proffering solutions
All organizations with firm interests in various technological aspects are invited to witness the proceedings and acquire knowledge on the strides made by the university in the previous years.
HIT is currently headed by Vice Chancellor, Eng. Quinton Kanhukamwe, a man who has managed to put the institute on various global platforms through partnering other international universities, yielding very fruitful exchange programs over the years.
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