WELCOME TO THE FEDERAL INSTITITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH OSHODI
Welcome to FIIRO’s website, the official window of Nigeria’s foremost research institute to the outside world. An adventure into this website affords you the opportunity to acquaint yourself with our vision, mission, antecedents, activities and land mark achievements.
We have the broad mandate of accelerating industrialization in Nigeria and has over the years developed technologies that have promoted the ideals of entrepreneurship development.
We have locally sourced alternative raw materials for our industries, thereby conserving foreign exchange; through adequate food processing techniques we have improved the nutritional content of our food intake and we have locally fabricated machines, equipment and many more.
Impressed as they were with FIIRO’s unequal strides, corporate organizations, governments, NGOs, international organizations, donor agencies, and the academia have actively identified with our R&D pursuits. You can see a list of corporate beneficiaries from FIIRO's research work here.
Also at your disposal via this web are the schedules of our trainings, seminars and workshops. The website also showcases our publications and contributions in making R&D a worthwhile venture.
Please browse our website and use the search feature to link to publications available for download and other information you might need.
Thank you and WELCOME!!!
FIIRO'S Golden Jubilee Celebration (2006)
It gives me great pleasure to have you in our midst this morning to felicitate with us on the occasion of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) Golden Jubilee celebration.
The Institute, set up in 1956 in response to the need to accelerate the pace of Nigeria’s industrial development through research and development efforts, has indeed come of age! The institute in the past five decades has metamorphosed from a small laboratory into what is now known as the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO).
FIIRO has been in the vanguard of Conducting research into the industrial utilization of locally available raw materials
Upgrading existing indigenous technologies and adapting foreign ones to suit our local conditions;
Providing technical assistance and consultancy services to, industries, government, private establishment and individuals.