To increase the socio-economic welfare of especially rural communities by creating opportunities of gainful employment via empowerment of youths from vulnerable backgrounds by making technological education accessible & developing life skills through innovation, incubation of start-ups & sustained programmes such as ICT, creative arts, sports, mentoring.
Aims & Objectives
To promote the use of technology for poverty alleviation.
To provide skill acquisition programmes for youths in Information Communication Technology.
To promote the use of technology for agricultural development in order to improve food security.
To promote the implementation of various people oriented projects in the field of ICT for sustainable development; especially where there is need to conquer socio-economic and technological imbalances to drive knowledge economic growth.
Cyber-Physical System -ICT4D
Climate Change and Environment
Health and Nutrition
Implementation of various people oriented projects in the field of ICT for sustainable development; especially where there is need to conquer socio-economic and technological imbalances to drive knowledge economic growth.
Support the development of nationally recognized programs emphasizing creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, and prepare the youths to succeed in today’s entrepreneurial economy.
Facilitate collaboration and alliances among faculty, researchers, students and the broader community, including investors, entrepreneurs, businesses, governments and higher education institutions across the nation.
Provide entrepreneurs and researchers in all disciplines with venues for interaction, education, support and enhanced access to cutting-edge technology, markets, financial resources, partners and services essential to the creation of new enterprises.
Conduct world-class research that extends our understanding of the theory and practice of innovation, including both commercial entrepreneurship and the processes of creative thinking that generate innovative practices across the spectrum of human enterprise, including STEM, business and arts.
Identify, cultivate, finance and develop competent and innovative winning ideas, to develop Nigerian STEM companies of the future from seed stage to exit.
Aim to accelerate the commercialization of new invented technologies while also providing a unique educational experience.
Translate innovation into commercial reality by improving links between researchers and businesses.
Development of Cyber-Physical System for Smart Agriculture, Irrigation System, Water Quality Monitoring (WQM) System, Land Slide Warning (LSW) Systems, Flood Alarm and Environmental Monitoring System etc
To support the creation of embedded system technology workshops and laboratories to facilitate the dissemination and utilization of the technology in agricultural sector, poverty reduction and augmentation of living standards for the aged and physically challenged people in Nigeria.
To educate a new generation of Embedded Systems Engineering Technology Youths to meet current and future industrial challenges and emerging embedded systems engineering trends.
To support researchers, academicians and agriculturists in using embedded systems and ICT to gather useful information for agriculture and as well as using and spreading that information down to the grass roots.
Development of prototype rocket propulsion system, UAV, CAN satellites etc