ASME ISHOW Innovation Showcase in Nairobi, Kenya 2017

ASME ISHOW Innovation Showcase in Nairobi, Kenya 2017

Deadline: March 14, 2017

The ASME ISHOW Innovation showcase is a global competition for hardware led social innovation. Whether you are selling your product directly to customers or employing a service-model to drive accessibility, the organizers want to hear about your idea.


  • Participants will receive feedback on their idea, access to industry best practice and contact with a global community of engineering experts;
  • 30 finalists will pitch to the judges in person (ASME will provide travel grants towards the cost of travel) and will receive product exposure, advice and technical insights. 9 innovators will win a share of $500k in prizes – including an extensive design and engineering review by a panel of experts;
  • Winners become part of the ISHOW alumni network, a global community of hardware innovators with exclusive access to experts and resources.


  • Open to individuals and organizations taking physical products to market that will have a social impact;
  • Applicants should have an existing prototype and be interested in receiving financing, technical support and access to industry networks to assist in taking their product to market.

Application Process

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For more information, visit ASME ISHOW Innovation Showcase.