The National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), an Agency of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST), was established in September 1992 and commenced operations in January 1993 with the Headquarters located within the campus of the Obafemi Awolowo University (O.A.U.), Ile-Ife, Osun State. The Agency was set up to provide knowledge support for the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) System in Nigeria through capacity building, policy research and consultancy. The outputs of the policy research serve as the empirical basis for providing policy advice to government on STI issues through the FMST. 



To be an internationally recognised centre of excellence in science, technology and innovation management for sustainable development.


To play a leading role in the build-up of expertise for effective management of science, technology and innovation and to actively engage in policy research, design, evaluation and review.