The National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), an Agency of the Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation is set to hold a National Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation in Abuja between 24th and 25th November, 2021.
The workshop aptly tagged ‘National Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation -A Tool for Rapid Socio-economic Development in Nigeria” is designed, among others, to provide a forum for science and technology technocrats to interface on topical issues in science, technology and innovation (STI) for sustainable development in Nigeria.
The workshop will open up the roles of STI in job creation and youth empowerment, provide an opportunity for government and stakeholders to identify key areas of urgent action and resources needed, provide a platform for stakeholders to collaborate and network in the deployment of STI to the key sectors of the economy, provide an avenue for feedback on key government policies in STI, share high impact research outputs relevant to the nation’s Socio-economic enhancement and transformation, broaden the base/reach of the Agency’s activities in the northern region with a view to showcasing the importance of STI to national development, etc.
Expected at the event are policymakers, industrialists, science, technology and innovation technocrats/experts, lawmakers, academics, among others. The Honourable Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Barrister Mohammed Abdulahi, will deliver the keynote address at the workshop.
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