The Institute of Industrial Research (IIR) is one of the leading 13 Research Institutes of Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the main Science and Technology Research and Development Institution of Ghana. The CSIR-IIR is Ghana’s foremost industrial research and development organization.

  • IIR Receives a Training Centre through TVET Upgrade and Modernisation

  • CSIR-IIR is Energy Efficient Organization of the year - Public

  • Production of Activated Carbon for Industries and Homes

  • Energy Audit Service for Industries and Domestic Homes

  • Developing Sanitation Maps for Community Planning

  • Calibration Of Industrial tools and Instrument

  • Improved Cooked Stove Testing Facility

  • Waste to Power and Fertilizer Plant (RECIRCULATE)

  • Incineration Service for hospitals, Schools and Organisations


Welcome to CSIR-IIR

Welcome to the Institute of Industrial Research (IIR), one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). As Ghana's foremost industrial research and development Institute, CSIR-IIR with its unique combination of applied research and scientific instrumentation has a primary function to drive national development and global competitiveness in industry through scientific and technological research.


With its rich empirical knowledge generated by the many research and training programmes held at the Institute, CSIR-IIR is a diverse community of scholars dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of industries’ most pressing challenges in ways that are relevant to today’s world while using the transforming power of science and technology for wealth creation.


The Institute remains a hub of vibrant research activities through five (5) core research divisions made up of specialist scientists, engineers and technologists who work in an interdisciplinary fashion with colleagues from sister institutes, private sector and a broad spectrum of stakeholders.  


We encourage you to explore the breadth of information available on this website detailing research and training programmes available. We are an ardent believer in the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) business model and therefore use this opportunity to invite individuals, educational institutions, corporate organizations and philanthropists for partnerships and collaborations to support research in order to deliver on pending projects and programmes.


The expectation is to expand the frontiers of knowledge and also offer individuals, educational institutions, corporate organisations and philanthropists the opportunity to contribute to a more vibrant growth in today’s industrial world.


Thank you for your time and interest in the CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research and hope you find the contents on our website useful.

   Dr Francis Boateng Agyenim
   Director - Institute of Industrial Research
   Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
   P. O. Box LG 576 Accra, Ghana
   Tel: +233 302500193