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 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

SEMICON Russia 2014 – entrance to the global microelectronics market

International forum SEMICON Russia 2014 will take place from 13th to 15th May 2014 in Expocentre, Moscow, once again becoming the main annual event for semiconductors and microelectronics industry specialists, including Microelectronics Market Conference, ... [Published EcoSeed - Mar 27 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 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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"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...
...your prior roles, describe some major challenges you have faced and your solutions to the challenges that would be of value to businesses today? "....When you've been around as long as I have, I've had a lot of previous roles....There are critical moments where you may have to make a decision that may be a bit innovative and out of the ordinary and sometimes we have to grab the ring and go for it....Relationships are very important and throughout your career your personal network is one of your main assets. You may change jobs, but generally your business and personal relationships are extremely important...."

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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]
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]
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]
WHEELS OF WANDER [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 04 2013]
The Meet Market: A vibrant meeting point for yo... [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 27 2013]
Fact Sheet for Technopolis Plc [Published Able2Act - Jul 22 2008]
Fact Sheet for Castrol India Ltd. [Published Able2Act - May 06 2008]
Fact Sheet for APW President Systems Limited [Published Able2Act - May 06 2008]
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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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