Termite biscuits innovation clinched the coveted top award in the just concluded 4th RVTTI Innovation awards contest. The contest which drew over 20 innovations saw the innovation by Peninah Kemunto and Joan Kavochi take the pole position. First runners up went to self-propelled single row planter by Mr Kemboi Collins and Mr Namungu Kefah. the Second runners up went to Multi storey garden went to Mr Dennis Muriithi and Miss Cynthia Mutheu. The principal’s award this year went to Medibot (5th Overall but special token for innovation from RVTTI outside 1,2 and 3) by Mr Denis Kipkemboi and Miss Mary Wamboi Mungai. Other notable innovations included Modern Domestic Auto-security System (4th Overall) by Mr,Moses Njanja And Mr Patrick Murimi, Homemade Fruit Fly Trap (6th Overall) by Miss Carren Jemutai Ngososei and Miss Owinyi Mercy Auma, Insect Repellent Fuel(7th Overall) by Mr Caroline Olando and Mr Betty Mwendwa and Lift Jack Machine(8th Overall) by David Mwaura Kimani. some of the exhibits during the conference had not been entered into the competition they included Chain Link Making Machine By Kenneth Njoroge and John Benson Mathenge. Three Wheeled tractor, Fine Art by Orlando Others that had entered failed to turn up during the exhibition stage (which was a requirement).

self-propelled single row planter by Mr Kemboi Collins and Mr Namungu Kefah

Judging the innovation was a team lead by Dr Hosea Kiplagat. the team comprised of field specialistsm market specialistm and industrialists. judgement had three level with the final level being the onsite evaluation.

Kenneth Njoroge and John Benson Mathenge, both automotive engineering students at Nyandarua Institute of Science and Technology, presented a semi-automatic chain link machine used to make fencing materials that took them two years to invent.