Biotechnology and Product Development Division has the responsibility of overseeing the research activities of Biotechnology Research Program, Product Development Program and Seed Technology Program of National Root Crops Research Institute. The Division also houses the Institute’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Office (IPTTO) that is coordinated by Dr. U.J. Ukpabi. Therefore, the major objective of the Division is to assist the Institute Management in project planning and effective implementation of its national and zonal mandates.

For further details contact:

The Executive Director,
National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike
Email: nrcriumudike(at)
The Director
Biotechnology and Product Development Division
National Root Crops Research Institute
PMB 7006, Umuahia.
Abia State, Nigeria 440001.

Contact the Co-ordinator


Director, Biotechnology and
Product Development