Technopolis

Type: Company
Name: Technopolis
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Firm overseeing Konza works to finalise contract by May

The US company that won a contract to oversee construction of Konza City is expected to sign an agreement with the government before May, paving the way for development on the ground.Kenya has been negotiating with Tetra Tech — which will be paid Sh1.7 ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Technopolis Owner Acquires Bulgaria's Praktiker Branches

Videolux Holding was given on Thursday go-aheadto pursue with the acquisition of German DIY chain Praktiker in Bulgaria.The deal, which had been pending approval by Bulgaria's Competition Protection Commission since February 27, was added into the watchdog's ... [Published Sofia News Agency - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Playmobil Series 'Super 4' Headed to Cartoon Network

Leading kids programming distributor and brand manager PGS Entertainment has secured broadcast deals with Cartoon Network in Italy and Latin America for the new animated series  Super 4 .  Inspired by Playmobil’s universe,  Super 4  (52 x 11’) is produced ... [Published Animation World Network - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Konza Authority Cadastral Survey Update

The Board Chair of Konza Technopolis Development Authority, John Ngumi and Ag. Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Catherine Adeya are taken through the progress of the Cadastral Survey at Konza Techno City by University of Nairobi Enterprise Service Team Leader, ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Peru takes in UK experience in science, technology and innovation policies

as part of the work carried out by the British Embassy to support Peru in developing management tools that give sustainability to the national science, innovation and technology systems.In February 2014, a delegation of government officers from the Ministry ... [Published Cabinet Office - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

ICT stakeholders discuss the review of the Connected Kenya ICT master plan

The Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) has held a public consultation forum on the Connected Kenya ICT Master plan 2017.The review master plan that is anchored on e-government services, ICT as  driver  of economy  and developing ... [Published CIO East Africa - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Technopolis planned for French Riviera

Work to commence imminently on first phase of Nice Méridia Urban TechnopolisLast year, head architect and urban planner Christian Devillers presented his vision for the Nice Méridia urban technopolis. Construction on the first commercial development in ... [Published World Architecture News - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Work to Commence on Local Silicon Valley

KONZA Technopolis, the Vision 2030 flagship project, might take another three months before work begins on the information technology and business hub.This is according to the Konza Technopolis Development Authority Board Chairman, John Ngumi, who promised ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

Search for New Vision 2030 Director General Underway

Nairobi — The Vision 2030 Delivery Board has kicked off the recruitment of a new Director General for the Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat to be filled in three months time. According to the board's Chairman James Mwangi, they have embarked on an internationally ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Govt. allocates KShs. 793m for Konza City groundwork

The Government allocated 793 million shillings in the current financial year towards operations laying the groundwork for the construction of Konza Techno City, but the bulk of the funds is yet to be spent. John Ngumi, the Board Chair of the Konza Technopolis ... [Published NTV Kenya - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Vision 2030 board starts global search for head

The Vision 2030 Delivery Board (VDB) is looking to competitively recruit a new director general following last year’s exit of Mugo Kibati, a presidential appointee.READ: The board’s chairman James Mwangi said that the vacancy had been advertised internationally ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ksh.723M allocated by the Kenyan government for Konza city yet to be spent

The government allocated 793 million shillings in the 2013/2014 financial year towards the development of the Konza Techno City but the bulk of the funds are yet to be spent.John Ngumi, the board chair of the Konza Technopolis Development Authority says ... [Published NTV Kenya - Mar 19 2014]

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"This is a to the ministry of public project and to do it we have to go to the ministry of public works so that the estimates are done by them and once it has been contracted out we might supervise the work but the ministry of work has to come in" said Matiangi
"One of the biggest requirements that we have enhanced is getting somebody who will be able to create the global networks that will be required. This is because Vision 2030 is now in the global phase" Mwangi said...
"We're putting a lot of money into saving old industries" Technopolis chief executive officer Keith Silverang said during a March 10 meeting in central Finland with Pekka Haavisto, the minister in charge of...
"The new premises will meet the changing needs of the growing company. The relocation will happen in steps; the move will be completed in its entirety by the end of April 2014. R&D Services have moved to the new site already in the beginning of this year, and Manufacturing Services will move during week 14."

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Firm overseeing Konza works to finalise contrac... [Published Business Daily Africa - Apr 11 2014]
Technopolis Owner Acquires Bulgaria's Praktiker... [Published Sofia News Agency - Apr 10 2014]
Playmobil Series 'Super 4' Headed to Cartoon Ne... [Published Animation World Network - Apr 09 2014]
CABINET SCORECARD [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 05 2014]
Konza Authority Cadastral Survey Update [Published Kenya News Agency - Mar 31 2014]
News story: Peru takes in UK experience in scie... [Published Cabinet Office - Mar 28 2014]
SEMICON Russia 2014 – entrance to the global mi... [Published EcoSeed - Mar 27 2014]
US EQUITIES OPENING HEADLINES INCLUDING: RBS - ... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Mar 27 2014]
ICT stakeholders discuss the review of the Conn... [Published CIO East Africa - Mar 21 2014]
Technopolis planned for French Riviera [Published World Architecture News - Mar 20 2014]
Work to Commence on Local Silicon Valley [Published Individual.com - Mar 20 2014]
Search for New Vision 2030 Director General Und... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 20 2014]
Govt. allocates KShs. 793m for Konza City groun... [Published NTV Kenya - Mar 19 2014]
Vision 2030 board starts global search for head [Published Business Daily Africa - Mar 19 2014]
Ksh.723M allocated by the Kenyan government for... [Published NTV Kenya - Mar 19 2014]
Youth Asked to Denounce Outlawed Groups [Published Kenya News Agency - Mar 19 2014]
Plans for Konza Technology City Underway [Published Kenya News Agency - Mar 19 2014]
Finland's zombie firms draining state funds [Published Business Times Singapore - Mar 12 2014]
Turkey Increases R&D Incentives [Published PharmTech.com - Mar 12 2014]
SEMICON Russia Unveils Microelectronics Market ... [Published PcbDesign 007 - Mar 12 2014]
Innokas relocates HQ and Manufacturing [Published Evertiq - Mar 12 2014]
Kibaki projects face greatest test of time as r... [Published Daily Nation - Mar 11 2014]
Chat with William Hutchison Founding Chair i-CA... [Published TechNet Blogs - Mar 03 2014]
System Center Universe: US & Simulcast [Published TechNet Blogs - Jan 09 2014]
TAKOMA OYJ:N YHTIÖKOKOUSKUTSU [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Dec 13 2013]
INVITATION TO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Dec 13 2013]
Muutoksia OMX Helsinki Benchmark -indeksiin [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Nov 07 2013]
Technopolis Negotiating with Ilmarinen on Minor... [Published GlobeNewswire - Oct 31 2013]
Technopolis to Acquire Campus in Otaniemi, Espoo [Published GlobeNewswire - Oct 25 2013]
CMT’s 6th Algae World Asia Resumes in Bangkok T... [Published PRWeb - Sep 24 2013]
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Chat with William Hutchison Founding Chair i-CA... [Published TechNet Blogs - Mar 03 2014]
Bill Hutchison is an international business and social entrepreneur and strategic advisor to public and private sector organizations. He is Co-Founder and Chair of the i-CANADA Alliance supporting Smart City strategies for fifty cities and towns in ...
System Center Universe: US & Simulcast [Published TechNet Blogs - Jan 09 2014]
The third annual System Center Universe is schedule for January 30th, 2014. SCU is designed to be a community driven event bring together the best-of-the-best presenters in System Center with the user group communities around the world. There are more ...
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TAKOMA OYJ:N YHTIÖKOKOUSKUTSU [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Dec 13 2013]
INVITATION TO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Dec 13 2013]
Muutoksia OMX Helsinki Benchmark -indeksiin [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Nov 07 2013]
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