BITRI – Gaborone – Botswana

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Africa Business Category: GOV DEP / POI and GOVERNMENT DEPAfrica Business Tags: BITRI, Botswana, Gaborone, Research and technology

  • Profile

    BITRI stands for, Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation.

    BITRI is a research organisation established as company limited by guarantee in 2012. It conducts research in Technologies and Natural Resources and Materials. BIH was established to support new ventures and existing companies as well as attract companies, universities, research and advanced training institutes to establish in the Science and Technology Park. The two institutions are based at Maranyane House until the BIH Icon Building is complete

    The Mandate of BITRI is to identify and/ or develop appropriate technology solutions in line with national priorities and needs of Batswana. The technologies will as much as possible maximize the use of local materials to ensure efficiency and affordability.

    The broad thematic areas are Technologies; Electronics, Energy, ICT and Natural Resources and Materials; Environment & Climate Change, Materials and Water.

    Partnerships are encouraged at BITRI and should be in one of the strategic research priority areas of interest.

    BITRI does not provide any financial assistance to individuals but can provide expertise and carry out research as contracted work.

    The technologies will as much as possible maximize the use of local materials to ensure efficiency and affordability.

    BITRI will harness its institutional capacity as well as collaborate with other organizations and institutions.

    BITRI is situated at Maranyane House in Gaborone, Botswana. It has other campuses in Gaborone, Kanye and Palapye.

    Mission

    To conduct needs-based technology research that provides sustainable innovative solutions through co-creation and collaboration.

    Vision

    To be the leading technology solutions provider that transforms lives.

    Values

    Creativity
    Team Work
    Professionalism
    People-Centric
    The Priority Thematic Research Areas are:
    Natural Resources and Materials

    Building Materials Science
    Climate Change
    Nanomaterials
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    Reducing the Carbon monoxide produced by automobiles

    Innovation [NOUN]defined as a new method, way of doing things, product etal.An innovation marks an improvement, and it matters the most when it has a positive impact on the lives of people it is meant for.This prototype, produced by Ghanzi Brigade Mechanical Engineering students, is designed to reduce the Carbon monoxide produced by automobiles. Fellow citizens coming up with an innovation that can potentially revolutionise the conversation around green gas emissions and the automobile industry… And it works. Innovation out of #GhanziBrigade #WIPD

    Posted by Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation – BITRI on Freitag, 28. April 2017

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