Dr. Bolanle Olatunde Oyedoyin started her career in the Food Technology Department, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, Nigeria as a Research Officer in 1985 and has since risen to her present position as Director in the Department of Planning, Technology Transfer & Information Management(PTTIM).  She has worked extensively on Production of sorghum malt, Screening of various varieties of sorghum for malting characteristics, Malt extract production using sorghum, Production of 100% sorghum malt beer, Fortification of ogi with benniseed and Preservation of Irish potato. 

She has a PhD in Technology Management, M.Sc in Technology Management obtained from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, MBA from University of Ado Ekiti, Ado Ekiti, B.Sc. (Hons) Food Technology from University of Ibadan and OND IN SCIENCES from York College of Arts and Technology Yorkshire, England.

  • • Dr Oyedoyin has been organizing and representing FIIRO at industrial exhibitions since 1991.

    • Coordinator of NARP World Bank project on monthly technology review meetings (1993-1996).

    • Dr Oyedoyin has been a representative of FIIRO at the National NECA/ILO Network on SME Development from 1995 till date.

    • Representation of FIIRO at the National Association of Small Medium Enterprises (NASME ).

    • National Association of Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA ) since 2003 till date. 

    • A member FIIRO management committee on publication since 2002 and presently a member of FIIRO Journal of Industrial Research and Technology (JIRT) Editorial committee.

  • • She was a member of FIIRO management committee on internally generated revenue from 2001- 2011 when she became the chairman and coordinator till 2015.

  • • Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) fellow

    • Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria (IMCON) Fellow

    • Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria (ISMN)Member



She has attended a lot of courses and trainings relevant to her career which includes:

  • • The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), State House, Abuja . Principles, Processes and Procedures of Public Procurement November, 2018.

    • Pharma Consult International Corporation, Lagos. Quality Management System (QMS) in an Organization- Planning and Implementation. May 2017

    • NACETEM, Lagos. National Training workshop on Technology Acquisition and strategy in the public and private sector. November 2011.

    • Singapore Cooperation Programme Training Awards: Productivity Management for Government Officials. September 2009

    • In-House Training in Basic Public Service Rules, Office routine/ procedures and Financial Regulations. March 2009

    • NACETEM, Lagos National workshop on Technological Entrepreneurship Development for Industrial Development and Competitiveness in Small Businesses. October 2008

    • In-House Training on Proposal Writing, Assessment and Research Project Management. July 2008

    • Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria. WIPO Workshop on Establishment of Intellectual Property Technology Transfer Offices in Universities and Research Institutes in Nigeria. November 2006

    • In-House Training Workshop on Training of Trainers for Technology Transfer. August 1999.

    • Goldier Mier International Institute, Haifa, Israel Product Design Packaging and Advertisement: A marketing tool. May 1998.

    • ILO, Turin Centre, Italy Designing, Operating and Managing support institutions and Services for small and medium enterprises Development. December 1997

Dr. Oyedoyin has also presented papers in Workshops and Seminars:
• B.O. Oyedoyin (2008) Role of R&D in Food Security for National Development. A paper presented at 1st National Conference on science and Technology, Federal Polytechnic, (Nekede).

• B.O. Oyedoyin (2006) Guide to setting up and managing a business. FIIRO Technology Transfer Training Workshops.

• B.Sc. Thesis: “Effect of Dehydration on the quality attributes of tomato”1984
• MBA Thesis: “Support Strategies to Small Businesses” 2000
• M.Sc. Thesis: “Evaluation of the Policy on Local Raw Materials substitution in the Food and beverage industry in South Western Nigeria” 2006
• Ph.D. Thesis: “A study of the Development and Transfer of Technologies from Research Institute to small scale manufacturing Company in South Western Nigeria” 2011