About Us

Institute of Research, Innovation, and Development (IRID) was established to promote and encourage innovative research, technology transfer and commercialization at Kumasi Technical University through collaboration with Universities, Research Centres, Industry and the general public. The Institute provides a platform for students, staff and the general public to contribute to national and global development through research, innovation, and technology transfer.

The institute has 5 different CENTRES providing different services including applied and social science research, commercialization, and consultancy. Our researchers with diverse background from social sciences, economic, engineering, policy, energy, health, nutrition, education, among others, the institute is ever ready to partner with other institutions address the several global challenges.


To become Centre of excellence in applied research, innovation, technological development and commercialization


To enhance collaboration with industry to undertake innovative applied research, developmental activities and consultancy services for public and private sector institutions.

Core Values

  1. Team Work,
  2. Mutual Respect,
  3. Transparency,
  4. Commitment,
  5. Self-Motivation.