Our RESEARCH objective

Carry out research that advances knowledge, is recognized for its excellence and generates breakthrough, user-focused technologies.

Some of our Research Themes are:

· Business Solutions

· Academic Content

· Technology Transfer

· Best Practices

· Human Computer Interface

· Innovation & Technology Alignment

· Power Management

· Communication Systems

· Embedded Systems

· Networked Systems

· E-Models

· Telemedicine

Our EDUCATION objective

Work with universities to provide Ethiopia with ICT researchers who have deep technical expertise, supported by strong professional and entrepreneurial skills.

Our LINKAGE objective

Increase our impact and results by working with targeted national and international research, government, education, industry and domain partners.


Facilitate technology transfer and create channels to market for CoE research outputs. Some of our Business Areas are: Health Informatics, Learning Management Systems, Academic Management Systems, Intelligent Transport Systems, Safety and Security, Environmental Management, Mobile Systems and Service, Software Infrastructure, Localization, E-Commerce, and Teaching Material for tertiary Education. Our long-term contribution will be to deliver economic, social and environmental benefit for Ethiopia.

Our PEOPLE objective

Bring together first-class researchers and professional staff, enhance their skills and build a culture of entrepreneurship and achievement in use-inspired basic research, enhancing Ethiopia’s ICT capacity and capability.




6th National ICT Innovation Competition 2017

Applying for the competition: Closed on July 29, 2017

First Round Screening Result: August 8, 2017

Orientation to Applicants: August 11, 2017

Mid-term Evaluation: Started on September 11