Author: Reuben Shagu, Corporate Communications And Media Unit

Date: 25th Aug. 2023 08:12 pm

In a resolute bid to steer the National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI) toward an era of optimum performance and strategic excellence, Dr. Mrs. Uchenna Chukwu, the esteemed Director General and CEO of NBTI, has set a transformative plan into motion. This initiative aims to revitalize the agency's structure and operations through a comprehensive review of each department and unit housed within its headquarters.


Recognizing the significance of an agile and streamlined organizational structure, Dr. Chukwu has taken the visionary step of requesting in-depth briefings from every department and unit. This concerted effort marks a strategic move to reposition the NBTI for unparalleled results and to ensure its continued role as a catalyst for technological advancement in Nigeria.


The undertaking mandates each department and unit to present a detailed overview of their activities, goals, achievements, and challenges. The multifaceted briefings are meticulously designed to encompass the core aspects that contribute to the agency's functionality and success:


1. Schedule of Activities: A comprehensive outline of the activities scheduled by each department or unit, showcasing the range and depth of their contributions to NBTI's overarching objectives.


2. Division, Section, and Unit Structure: An overview of the divisions, sections, and units within each department, illuminating the intricate organizational framework that fuels NBTI's collaborative efforts.


3. Staff Strength: A presentation of the workforce within each department or unit, showcasing the human capital driving the agency's initiatives and innovative pursuits.


4. Technology Incubation Achievements: Emphasis on achievements related to technology incubation, highlighting the pivotal role NBTI plays in fostering technological startups and nurturing innovation.


5. General Achievements: A showcase of the broader achievements of each department or unit, underscoring their contributions to NBTI's overarching mission.


6. Challenges: A candid exploration of challenges faced by departments and units, facilitating an open discourse on obstacles that impede progress and innovation.


7. Suggestions: A platform for insightful suggestions, fostering an environment of continuous improvement and innovation within the agency.


The ambitious initiative commenced with the Commercial Department, setting a precedent for the comprehensive reviews that will follow. This exercise, slated to continue over the next week, exemplifies the dedication of NBTI's leadership to embracing transparency, accountability, and effective governance.


As the Director General and CEO of NBTI, Dr. Uchenna Chukwu's forward-thinking approach and commitment to excellence shine through this endeavor. Her vision to rejuvenate the agency's operations by harnessing the collective strength of its departments and units resonates with a future where innovation and technological advancement reign supreme.


This strategic move speaks volumes about NBTI's commitment to staying at the forefront of technological incubation and advancement. As each department and unit steps into the spotlight, the intricate mosaic that makes up NBTI's success story is unveiled, underlining the agency's united pursuit of innovation-driven progress.


In conclusion, Dr. Uchenna Chukwu's initiative to comprehensively review NBTI's departments and units is a testament to visionary leadership. The exercise symbolizes an agency poised to elevate its operations, capitalize on its strengths, and address its challenges head-on. As each briefing unfolds, it contributes to a roadmap that will redefine NBTI's role in shaping Nigeria's technological future and fostering innovation that propels the nation forward.

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.