Earlier this month, ASME released the top 10 finalists for its IShow Kenya competition which Matibabu, a non invasive device used to test for malaria was among.

Matibabu has been announced as the winner of the competition winning the top prize of $10,000.

Matibabu, a flagship product from thinkIT Limited a software development company in Uganda focusing on development & research of e-health applications is in the process of releasing its 5th generation prototype.

Science Set from Ghana & Sign IO from Tanzania were the runners up respectively.

Winners become part of the ISHOW alumni network, a global community of hardware innovators with exclusive access to experts and resources.

  • The ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) is a global competition for hardware-led ventures. they focus on the design & engineering journey of taking physical products to market. They care about “social innovation,” that is, solving social and environmental issues through enterprise. They believe a focus on users and customers ensures sustainable and scalable solutions. This is a global network of engineers, makers, dreamers, designers, investors and entrepreneurs.