ABOUT THE DIRECTORATE
The Directorate of Research and Innovation (DRI) was established in the year 2022 to promote and facilitate all research and innovation related activities in Ho Technical University (HTU). The functions and activities of the Directorate include but not limited to identifying research funding sources and modes of acquisition, dissemination of research findings, ensuring that research and innovations conform to approve ethical standards, evaluation of research effectiveness and impact, as well as building research capacity of faculty members through cutting-edge training across the research and innovation ecosystem. The Directorate strives to streamline the processes of research and innovation by continuously exploring key research areas, and designing strategies for the accomplishment of research goals in line with the University’s Research Strategic Plan.
MISSION AND VISION OF THE DIRECTORATE
To become a Directorate of Excellence by actively promoting and facilitating research and innovation for HTU faculty, staff and students while complying with all required administrative standards of research.
The Directorate strives to make HTU a leading research institution in partnership with stakeholders through capacity building trainings, and research and creative scholarly activities of faculty, staff and students.
Dr. Emmanuel Letsyo
(Ag. Director, DRI)
MANDATE OF THE DIRECTORATE
In support of the overall mandate of Ho Technical University, the mandate of the DRI is enshrined in Statute 27 of the Ho Technical University Statute of August, 2018. The Directorate is to:
OPERATIONAL UNITS OF THE DIRECTORATE
The Directorate is headed by a Director who reports to the Vice Chancellor through the Pro-Vice-Chancellor. It consists of five (5) operational units that attend to the day-to-day duties of the Directorate. The Directorate collaborates with four main offices/committees/centres in accomplishing its mandate. Currently, the Directorate is headed by Dr. Emmanuel Letsyo, the Ag. Director of the Directorate and administratively supported by Mr. Jonathan Jojoe Tuokumah, an Assistant Registrar, seconded to the Directorate.
The five (5) operational units of DRI are outlined below:
Dr. Emmanuel Letsyo
Ag. Director, DRI
024 488 3180
Mr. Jonathan J. Tuokumah
024 398 0209
G. M. Afeti Auditorium Wing (Glass house)
Ho Technical University
P.O. Box HP 217