Research & Business Development Unit (R&BDU)

Iya Abubakar Institute of ICT

Mal. Nura Dari

Ag. Head of Unit RBDU


The Unit is in charge of IT research, planning, development and collaboration activities. It is also responsible, in collaboration with other units for the enhancement of IGR for achieving the goals and objectives of the Institute.

Functions of Research and Business Development Unit(R&BD)

  • To develop and implement IT research and innovation activities
  • To identify potential IT research ideas and encourage collaborative research.
  • To establish Research and Innovation Groups with diverse and specific interest in IT.
  • To identify and establish partnership with Industries and other organizations on collaborative Research Areas of interest in IT.
  • To regularly organize National IT conferences and workshops.
  • To develop sustainable business and marketing plan, and identify needed resources
  • To develop R&BD policy and procedures in collaboration with other ICICT units.
  • To Identify training for R&BD unit’s staff for effectiveness and efficiency.
  • To market and patent where possible ICICT products and services.