Who we are

The Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) is a government parastatal formerly under the auspices

of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC) and currently under the Ministry of Science and Technology.

UIRI’s core activities focus on establishing platforms for value addition; product development; process design;

sourcing technologies; fabrication of machinery; managing processing plants; provision of SME outreach services;

and business incubation.

These activities are supported by an engineering services unit as well as chemistry and microbiology analytical laboratories.