About Us


1. Formulation of Policies Plans and Programmes pertaining to science technology and innovation.
2. Identification of National Science Technology and Innovation (STI) priorities.
3. Coordination, Implementation and Evaluation of Science Technology and Innovation Programmes.
4. Monitoring the utilization of Science Technology and Innovation by the Public and Private sectors for National Development.
5. Enhancement of STI awareness and appreciation for National Development.

Vision, Mission, Mandate


Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods.


To provide leadership, an enabling environment and resources for scientific research and knowledge based development for Industrialization, Competitiveness and Employment creation leading to a sustainable economy.


Provide over all Policy Guidance and Coordination for scientific research, technology development and the whole National Innovation System in Uganda


The Ministry

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) was established in fulfillment of the constitutional requirements and the demands by the scientific stakeholder community. The Ministry is primarily responsible for creating an enabling policy environment for STI and national development as articulated in the National Science, Technology and Innovation (2009) Policy, the National Development Plan [NDP II: 2016/17 – 2019/20] and the Vision 2040.