The Planning Research and Policy Analysis Department (NBTI).

The department of planning, research and Policy Analysis which is the repository base of the National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI) is the heart and Engine room of this reputable Organization. It coordinates the activities of other Departments by formulating and implementing policies and programs aimed at achieving the Board’s mandate for the overall development of technology Incubation Program (TIP) of the country in a systematic integrated and coordinated manner.


The department operate through: 

  • Planning and policy Implementation
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Linkages and Collaboration with relevant agencies both local and international collaboration
  • Research and Statistics (R&S)



This unit responsible for the articulation, analysis, projection and implementation of development plans of the Board in term of the Technology Incubation System. It also performs the following: 

  • Preparation of the NBTI’s progress annual report
  • Preparation of Memorandum to the Honorable Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Preparation of Honorable Minister’s, Director General’s speeches and other policy matters of the Board
  • Analysis and implementation of Federal Government policies as they affect Technology Incubation Program





  • The major function of planning department is periodic assessment of the performance of the projects and programmes of the Board. 
  • Regularly monitoring, evaluating and coordinating the implementation of the project of the Board
  • The collection of both primary and secondary data for requisite Analysis
  • Collaborate with other Organs of the Government and donor Agencies to carry out its monitoring activities
  • Facilitates easy communication with Technology Incubation Centres


Planning department coordinates the Board’s participation in the implementation of Multilateral and Bilateral Cooperation Programmes of the united nation Agencies and other donor agencies with Nigeria in matters of Technology Incubation Programme.


Planning, Research and Policy Analysis Department has organized partnership and the signing of agreement between NBTI and numerous agencies which include:

  • National Universities Commission (NUC)
  • National Board for Technical Education (NBTE)
  • Industrial Training Fund (ITF)
  • Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON)
  • Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN)
  • National Automotive Council (NAC)
  • Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC)
  • Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO)
  • National Economy Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND)
  • Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)
  • National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
  • National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion(NOTAP)
  • Sheda Science and Technology Complex (SHETCO)
  • National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI)
  • National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA)
  • Nigeria Association of Small and Medium Enterprise (NASME)
  • Nigeria Association of Small Scale Industrialist (NASSI)
  • Presidential standing committee on investors and innovation (PSCII)
  • etc




  1. Preparation of NBTI’s progress annual report,
  2. Coordination of key performance indicators (KPI) of the Board,
  3. Linkages and collaboration with relevant agencies, both Local and international collaborations
  4. Monitor, evaluate and coordinate the implementation of the projects of the Board
  5. Review of quarterly report from Technology Incubation Centres to facilitate easy communication, and to acquire adequate information and monitor the activities of the Centre 
  6. Preparation of Memorandum to the Honorable Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation for Federal Execute Council 
  7. The department ensures that the Boards MoU with relevant Organizations for the benefit of the Entrepreneurs and the Board



Mission and Vision
  • Vision

    The vision of the program is to pursue the commercialization of technologies and technical innovations using technology incubation as a tool in order to enhance the attainment of technological,industrial,social and economic competitiveness of the country and improve the quality of life of its citizens.

  • Mission

    To develop the necessary infrastructure for nurturing technology start-ups;to promote Nigeria’s indigenous potentials through value-added and technology-related activities;and to create enabling environment for effective linkage amongst technology providers,entreprenuers,capital and know how in order to accelerate the development of new enterprises.