NOTAP explores partnership with Trademark registry for national development
The National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), is exploring partnership with the Trademark Registry, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment for national development.
NOTAP begins zonal launch of technology storyboard initiative
The National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) has commenced the zonal launching of the Technology Story Board (TSB) initiative in Katsina State.
‘How vendor policy stems influx of foreign software, capital flights’
The introduction of the Local Vendor Policy in Nigeria is now helping in mitigating the influx and dominance of foreign softwares in the country.
Stakeholders urge regulation to boost indigenous software adoption
Indigenous software practitioners in the country have expressed worry over what they called absence of regulation to implement policies aimed at encouraging indigenous software in the country.
Local software developers berate banks over non patronage
Indigenous software developers have berated financial institutions in the country over lack of patronage of home grown core banking applications.
Stakeholders seek development of local content in the financial sector
Stakeholders in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) have reiterated the need for the use of Nigerian software in the financial sector.
FG pockets N40bn from licensing of technologies
Federal government pocketed some N240 billion in six years from licensing of foreign technologies by the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), according to Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of Science and Technology. Dr Onu, said that NOTAP got the money from licensing issuing to owners of foreign technologies which Nigerians have no capacity…
Dangote, VDMA move to build skilled workforce
Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) and German Equipment Manufacturers Association (VDMA) have formally opened the Train-the-Trainer (Didactic & Rhetoric) Course (ToT) under the Dangote VDMA Initiative on Technical Education & Vocational Training (TVET).
How establishment of IPTTO triggers demand-driven research, by Ibrahim
The initiative of the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) in establishing Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Offices (IPTTOs) in Nigerian knowledge institutions has triggered market and demand-driven research. Dr. Dan Azumi Ibrahim, Director General of NOTAP, made this disclosure while commissioning the IPTTO in Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT)…