NOTAP's Mission and statutory mandates are clearly stated on this website. Our activities include Evaluation/Registration of Technology Transfer Agreements; Promotion of Intellectual Property; Technology Advisory and Support Services; Commercialization of R& D Results; Research Industry Linkage; Maintenance of a Compendium on R&D activities in the country; Production and Publication of Industrial Project Profiles on SMEs, etc. It is my humble belief that NOTAP, through its current and future activities, backed with dedicated and efficient personnel, adequate Government support and funding, would take this country to greater heights scientifically and technologically.
Encouragement of a more efficient process for the identification and selection of foreign technology Development of the negotiating skills of Nigerians with a view to ensuring the acquisition of the best contractual terms and conditions in the transfer of foreign technology agreements. Provision of a more efficient process for the adaptation of imported technology.
Registration of all foreign technology transfer agreements having effect in Nigeria.
Monitoring on a continuous basis of the implementation of any contract or agreement registered pursuant to the Act setting up the Office.
Commercialization of R&D Results and Inventions.
* Promotion of locally generated technologies.
* Promotion of Intellectual Property.
* Promotion and encouragement of the development of creative and inventive skills among Nigerian Scientists, Researchers, Inventors and Innovators.