The Event

The Faculty of Engineering held the Malawi Innovators Design Competition on Tuesday, 31st October, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at College of Medicine Sports Complex to showcase projects that entered the competition and this final year’s engineering students’ projects.

The Malawi Innovators Design Competition was organized to give an opportunity to young people in the country to display their creativity, encourage collaboration and inspire an innovation culture to contribute towards economic development of the country.

This will provide an opportunity to the general public to appreciate what the University of Malawi, the Faculty of Engineering in particular is doing in response to the State President Professor Arthur Peter Muntharika’s plea to all public universities to produce quality graduates that are relevant to the needs of Malawi and showcase creativity that is being nurtured in the country.


The event was patronized by Competitors, Students, judges (local and international), Lecturers from The Polytechnic, Professors from Rice University, USA, practicing engineers, representatives from the industry and journalists.