Director's Welcome Message

I warmly welcome you to the website of the Institute of Research, Innovation, and Development (IRID) of Kumasi Technical University, Ghana. The Institute was established to promote and encourage innovative applied research, technology transfer and commercialization through collaboration with other Universities, Research Centres, Industry and the general public which is inline with the strategic vision of the University. The Institute provides a platform for students, staff and the general public to contribute to national and global development through research, innovation, technology and skills transfer.

With our five dedicated Centres and experienced research fellows, we provide tailor-made services to our clients. These services include applied and social science research, data collection and analysis, training, commercialization of research ideas, and consultancy. Our researchers have diverse background from social sciences, economic, engineering, policy, energy, health, nutrition, education, among others.

Since inception, we have partnered with researchers in and outside the university to provide tailored made solutions to develop several interventions for local application. Some of the collaborative projects include production of fuel from plastic waste, development of policy framework for Ghana police service for security operations, design and fabrication of a magnetic electric car, and design of fufu making machine.

Our doors are ever opened to collaborations and partnerships to address global and national challenges. Look no further when you are seeking a capable and experienced partner for a project.


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