- Innov8 Hub -

Innovation | Venture Creation | Start-up Incubation | Human Capital Development

Innovation | Entrepreneurship Drive | Start-up Incubation |Technology Transfer |Research & Development | Prototype Development | Fabrication |Human Capital Development


About Us

Innov8 Hub is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, with a mandate to groom INNOVATORS, INVENTORS, RESEARCHERS, CREATIVES, ENTREPRENEURS and VENTURE CREATORS; as well as inculcate the CULTURE of INNOVATION, CREATIVITY and ENTREPRENEURSHIP in Nigerians. We strategically aid and collaborate with organizations and individuals seeking to transform their ideas into inventions, inventions into solutions, solutions into enterprise.

Innov8 is a focal point for Innovation Start-up Incubation, Technology Transfer, Knowledge & Skill Impartation, Prototype Development and Fabrication.

Through different programs and initiatives, we bring together brilliant minds and gifted hands from across board, to whom we provide access to mentoring, expertise, enabling environment, and cutting-edge facilities needed to make their dreams come alive.



We aid individuals and organizations in transforming their ideas into invention, invention into solution, solution into enterprise. Innov8 Hub is the focal point for developing ideas into innovation and ventures.                                                         

Research & Development

At Innov8, we support organizations and individuals searching to find new ways of doing things, and to improve on existing innovations.


Our team of experts from around the world are available to guide, mentor and support innovators, entrepreneurs, and venture creators on their journey to new findings.

Entrepreneurship/Start-Up Incubation

The Hub is a platform for entrepreneurs to accelerate their enterprises, and for start-ups to be incubated for development and growth.

Prototype Development

Innov8 Hub facilitates the processes and procedures of prototype development and proof-of-concept for individuals and start-ups.

Human Capital Development

We offer capacity-building programs in several fields of expertise. Our programs impart beneficiaries with knowledge and skills, as well as strategic direction for self-sustainability and development.

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Programs & Initiatives

TETFund Alliance for Innovative Research (TETFAIR)

TETFund Alliance for Innovative Research (TETFAIR) is an initiative of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, in collaboration with Innov8 Hub. It is a year-long programme for researchers and academics in Government universities across Nigeria, who have ideas they want to translate into innovation, solution and enterprise.

Research for Impact (R4i) Initiative

TETFund in partnership with Innov8 Hub implements this R&D Capacity-Building program for the Academia. Researchers, scholars and innovators will go through a 10-day intensive developmental program on R&D procedure, ideation and prototype development.


i-FAIR is an initiative of the Embassy of the State of Israel in Nigeria in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

With the mandate to empower INNOVATORS, INVENTORS, ENTREPRENEURS, and VENTURE CREATORS in Nigeria…

E-Cube Rural Empowerment & Development Initiative

We deploy the E-Cube renewable energy facility to rural and semi-urban areas; to empower and develop communities in terms of Energy, Health, Clean Water, Agriculture, Education, ICT, as well as create value chain for economic empowerment.

Intellectual Property Protection & Advisory

The Hub supports individuals and organizations in achieving Intellectual Property awareness and protection. This is done through our partnership with the World Intellectual Property Organization, the Nigerian Patent & Designs Registry and the National Office for Technology Acquisition & Promotion.

Capacity-Building & Human Capital Development

This platform offers a variety of courses in
technology, design and entrepreneurship. Courses are delivered through a combination of online modules and in-person workshops.

Vocational Enterprise

Our Creative Arts Department synchronizes art and design, using cutting-edge, state-of-the-art equipment and tools. This necessitates the transformation of innovative ideas into compelling, aesthetic finished products…

Recycling & Upcycling

We create value from waste and build the capacity of individuals to create items of value and beauty out of waste materials, using modern technology and techniques. Through our Expertise, Experts, Technologies,  and Facilities, we encourage people to…

Venture Creation & Start-Up Incubation

The venture programs department is committed to expanding investment opportunities for early-stage start-ups and businesses through tailored programs that provide…

Activities & News

R4i Testimonials

My R4i Experience: Engr. Ifeanyi Kenneth Nwaji

My R4i experience was highly informative, providing quality content that if sustained, will revolutionise our approach as Nigerian academics and instill new value in impacting our young graduates with requisite knowledge and skills to compete practically and innovatively within and outside Nigeria.

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R4i Testimonials

My R4i Experience: MRS. ISA ALAMIRA DINA

I am most grateful to TETFund and Innov8 Hub for providing this incredible opportunity, which would be a transformative force upon return to my institution. After my R4i experience, I eagerly anticipate witnessing what the future holds for younger Nigerians, confident that with government support and technology, Nigerian youths can showcase to the world that they have the potential to achieve greatness.

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Charles German Ikimi
R4i Testimonials


Thanks to R4i, one striking perspective that instigated a paradigm shift within me was the emphasis on research with commercial intent. The organizers targeted most sessions at capacity-building on ways to conduct and supervise research that can stimulate the creation of business ventures.

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R4i Returns with Cohort 14

Introduction: Research and Development is the bedrock of some of the world’s novel innovations. Ideas from Academia have proven over time to generate solutions with potential to change the outlook of the world. From Albert Einstein, to Marie Curie and

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TETFAIR 2 & 3: Ushering in a Paradigm Shift in the Nigerian Academia

Introduction: The TETFund Alliance for Innovative Research (TETFAIR) is a year-long program that supports academics, researchers, technologists, and innovators from government tertiary institutions across Nigeria to translate their ideas into innovation, solutions, and enterprises. The 2nd and 3rd editions of

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Innovation and Collaboration
Technology & Innovation

Innov8 Hub Becomes a Member of AfriLabs

Introduction As part of our continuous pursuit of enhancing the innovation, technology and venture creation ecosystem in Nigeria, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with AfriLabs Association, a resourceful innovation-focused organization. Empowering African Innovation Ecosystem AfriLabs Association is at

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Model for Sustainable Rural Empowerment & Community Development through Renewable Energy

Prototypes Developed at Innov8 Hub

Detailed information on developed prototypes in the Hub.


“This is the best partnership I have seen in Academia. It has helped build my capacity to streamline ideas in a more structured manner. The knowledge transfer, networking, and relationships have given me light and I intend to take that light back with me to my institution.”
Engr. Nneoma Aneke

The University of Nigeria Nsukka

“So happy to be part of the 66 participants. As a team member of Team 18, I could say that I am not just an inventor but transitioning into an entrepreneur.”
Dr. Akinyemi Ogunkeyede

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

“R4i has been incredibly insightful. Before this, I knew little about innovation and educational technology, but now I understand the concept of innovation.”
Engr. Adebimpe Omolayo Esan (PhD)

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

“The opportunity and experience gathered here has really shaped my ideas and innovation into a marketable form, which will ultimately have a great impact in my society”
Uchechukwu Josiah Ezeemo

Nnamdi Azikiwe University

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