The Federal Ministry of Science and Know-how (FMST) has introduced plans to quick monitor implementation of
the Nationwide Science, Know-how Innovation Roadmap (NASTIR) 2030.
Dr Ekanem Udoh, the Director of Science and Know-how Promotion within the ministry, made this recognized in Abuja on Wednesday.
He mentioned that the ministry would use its Science, Know-how and Innovation (STI) EXPO 2019 to quick monitor the roadmap implementation.
In accordance with him, the theme of the STI EXPO 2019 scheduled to carry between Jan. 14 and Jan. 18 2019 in Enugu State, is
“ Science, Know-how and Innovation for Financial Restoration and Sustainable Progress.”
He said that “NASTIR 2030 is an built-in roadmap 2017-2030 meant to catalyse Nigeria’s financial progress and competitiveness.”
Udoh said that the aims of STI EXPO 2019 included encouraging interactions between researchers and traders with a view to
commercialising analysis outcomes, innovations and improvements from Nigeria’s analysis and tertiary establishments.
Others, he mentioned, have been bringing to the fore, the capacities of Nigerian scientists, engineers, traders/inventors in contributing to
sustainable improvement of Nigeria and selling collaborations amongst analysis establishments and researchers/inventors.
The EXPO would additionally facilitate progress of indigenous manufacturing hinged on STI, in addition to promote tradition in Nigeria and quick monitor
the implementation of NASTIR 2030 and Presidential Government Order No.5.
In accordance with him, the EXPO 2019 will characteristic an exhibition of analysis and improvement outcomes, innovations/improvements and STI merchandise
“STI entrepreneurial exhibition, traders/researchers discussion board, technical periods on rising STI points, Particular Days for organisations and states,
amongst others, evaluation of analysis and improvement outcomes, innovations/ improvements and STI services will even be on
He famous that prizes and certificates could be awarded to excellent exhibitors within the classes of tertiary establishments, analysis establishments,
traders/innovators, STI entrepreneurs, and Junior Engineers Technicians and Scientists