The 2018 NIRDA Open calls to all Rwandan businesses in the Banana Wine and Garments value chains

About NIRDA

The National Industrial Research and Development Agency (NIRDA) has been
mandated with a mission of enabling a generation of industrial innovators to become competitive through technology monitoring, acquisition, development and transfer & applied research. NIRDA is issuing open calls to all industries in Rwanda, engaged in the Banana Wine and Garments value chains, in order to address their technological and technical barriers to their growth and competitiveness

Deadline for Applications :Friday 20th July 2018

Who Can Apply

Applicants for NIRDA support must be established industries or enterprises within the
Banana Wine and Garments Value Chain. Applications from new, emerging or start-ups are not acceptable at this stage.

Application Criteria

In order to be eligible for support, applicants must:

√ Be a private sector enterprise or cooperative registered in Rwanda
√ Must have been operational for the past three years
√ Be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the project (i.e., not
acting as an intermediary);
√ Have stable and sufficient financial resources to ensure the continuity of their
organisation throughout the project

Support to be provided by NIRDA

• Acquisition and adaptation of specific technologies needed (in the form of equipment,
software, or related investments);
• Technical support and expertise necessary to maximize the use of equipment, processes
and or systems;
• Training of staff to maximize productivity

Note: NIRDA will not provide any form of direct financial/cash support to selected industries.

To apply attend one of the workshops below:

Workshops

1.BANANA WINE

DATE: July 3rd
LOCATION: Dereva Hotel Rwamagana
TIME: 8am-1pm
DATE: July 5th
LOCATION: Serena Hotel Kigali
TIME: 8am-1pm

Agenda 

• Introduce the NIRDA Open Calls
• Present the findings of the 2017 Banana Wine Technology Audit
• Provide detailed information to Rwanda Banana Wine enterprises on the type of support that NIRDA will provide to support their businesses and how they can apply for support

2.GARMENTS

DATE: July 6th
LOCATION: Serena Hotel Kigali
TIME: 8am-1pm

Agenda

• Introduce the NIRDA Open Calls
• Present the findings of the 2017 Textile and Garments Technology Audit
• Provide detailed information to Rwanda Garments enterprises on the type of support that NIRDA will provide to support their businesses and how they can apply for support.

For more information,please visit http://www.nirda.gov.rw or call 1055


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