The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) is a parastatal under the agency of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. FIIRO was the idea of an economic mission sent to Nigeria in 1953 by the World Bank. The mission’s observation was that industrial research activities in Nigeria were diffused and uncoordinated with no definite direction. Consequently, a decision was reached to set the Institute in 1956.
To be the foremost centre for Science and Technology-based research and development for the industrialization and socio-economic advancement of the nation.
To conduct and promote market-driven research and development (R&D) for the industrialization and socio-economic development of the country.
FIIRO is a Corporate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST)
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