The Directorate of Research and Development along with its extension centres supports and carry out continuous Research and Development (R&D) across the leather value chain through relevant institutions, giving attention to development of critical mass of personnel and appropriate infrastructure. The Directorate is made of two(2) departments each having two(2) sub-units. In addition, we have six(6) extension centres.
At NILEST, we have various levels of collaborations with industries, tertiary institutions, research institutes, government and private organizations across Nigeria:-
With Tertiary Institutions/Research Institutes
With Government & Private Organisation