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mCentre


What’s mCentre? A mobile app lab



mCentre is the only mobile applications laboratory and accelerator in the region which incubates high potential mobile app developers. The lab provides world class business and technical training to high potential individuals on mobile application development and entrepreneurship on all platforms; Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows.


Purpose


The CARIRI mCentre provides a shared space where technology entrepreneurs can interact, work, gain access to tools and expertise, deploy their solutions, and start and grow their businesses. Through mCentre, high potential technology developers in the mobile applications industry have a chance to access a set of focused and inter-related business and capacity development services, designed to help them grow and compete effectively in the global market.








The establishment of CARIRI's Mobile Applications Development Lab and Testing Facility in January 2014, referred to as mCentre, represents a significant development in the national thrust to foster knowledge-based economic activity and technopreneurship.

AppClub



The mCentre operates an AppClub which is an outreach programme to help build a developer community as well as awareness of different platforms, SDKs, APIs and other technology. Members of the AppClub are afforded the opportunity to attend various training workshops and seminars all geared towards mobile application development and commercialization. The AppClub targets individuals who have any of the following:

• Idea for a mobile app.
• Conceptual model of a mobile app.
• A mobile app partially developed.
• A mobile app developed and commercialized.




For more information or to join the AppClub please contact us at 868-299-0209 Ext 2317 or email us at: appclub@cedcariri.com



Incubation Lab



The mCentre is a mobile applications lab which incubates high potential mobile app development projects. The lab provides world class business and technical training to individuals with projects on mobile application development and entrepreneurship covering all platforms; Android, iOS, Bada, Windows and Blackberry. The incubation process enables developers to transform a creative idea into a practical, commercially viable mobile application.


In terms of facilities, the Incubation Lab provides a shared space where developers can interact, work, gain access to tools and expertise, deploy their solutions and progress to business start up. Through mCentre, developers are afforded the opportunity to access a suite of focused and inter-related business and capacity development services, designed to help them grow and compete effectively in the global market.

Living Lab


The mCentre operates a mobile applications testing facility referred to as the Living Lab, which provides testing services on all mobile application platforms, viz. Android, iOS, Bada, Windows and Blackberry. Using appropriate checklists, the tests use measurements which provide an indication as to where improvements, if any, can be made to the mobile application.

For more information please call us at 868-299-0209 Ext. 2317 or Email: mcentre@cedcariri.com.