The University of Nairobi’s Science and Technology Park is banking on 3-D prototyping to spark a manufacturing revolution in the country.
This is the 3D MakerBot printer in action. The machine is a scanner that prints three-dimensional objects of almost any shape from electronic data — using plastic as its raw material. This drastically reduces costs.
Twenty-one year old Alois Mbutura is a first-year electrical engineering student at the University of Nairobi.