Department of Industrial Support Services

Headed by Mr. Erastus Kimuri

 

Functions of the Department

  • Promote and coordinate industrial R&D activities and initiatives with a view to ensuring the results are utilized and R&D findings are commercialized.
  • Co-ordinate development of a framework for industrial incubation.
  • Identify causes for factory closures, reduced capacity utilization and propose remedial measures to mitigate against the same.
  • Strengthen production capacity and local content of domestically manufactured goods.
  • To identify and promote niche products for marketing.
  • To promote increase in the registration of industrial property rights.
  • Implementation of One Village One Product (OVOP) programme.
  • Coordination of activities related to the implementation of the Private Sector Development Strategy (PSDS).

Objectives of the Department

  • Promoting the utilization of the Intellectual Property system and the Commercialization of Industrial Research findings. 
  • Developing and promoting the implementation of industrial incubation programmes; and
  • Provide appropriate support to industrial enterprises for optimum capacity utilization.
  • Promotion of One Village One Product Programme (OVOP) for Promotion of growth and competitiveness of Micro, Small and Medium Industries (MSMIs).

Some of the activities undertaken by the Department are:-

  • Promotion of sub-contracting opportunities.
  • Capacity building in value addition, marketing, branding, Packaging and Business Plan preparation.
  • Capacity building on technology upgrading.

Contacts

  • Social Security House, Block A, 17th, 23rd Floor
  • P.O. Box 30418-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Telephone: +254 20-2731531
  • Fax: +254 20-2731511
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