The Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI) was established in 1987 under the (CSIR) to act as a focal point to articulate policy on national Science and Technology (S&T) development.  It was then known as the Technology Transfer Centre (TTC) and as a multidisciplinary unit, dealing with issues of technology utilization, transfer and development. 

It conducted diagnostic studies on various sectors of the economy, provided inputs for the formulation of sectorial policies and facilitated the process for the preparation of a Science and Technology (S&T) policy for Ghana.  In 1992, the name of the TTC was changed to the Policy Research and Strategic Planning Institute (PORSPI) and was assigned to the then Ministry of Industries, Science and Technology (MIST) for the purpose of providing direct technical support to the Ministry.   PORSPI was reintegrated into the institutional structure of the CSIR in 1994 and named the Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI).

 

http://www.csir-stepri.org/

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