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Official website of the Ministry of Digital Economy, Science and Technology

We are committed with the responsibility of facilitating the development of Science and Technology to enhance the pace of Socioeconomic development of Edo State.

Our Vision

 To create a digitally skilled Edo workforce and innovators producing world-class products and services to improve quality of life, grow and transform the economy of the State

Our Mission

To promote Social-Economic Development in Edo State through the application of science and technology to create value and prosperity for all

Our Objectives

Our Objectives

Key Functions

Maintain and implement the Science and Technology agenda for the State

Coordinate Research and define policies to expand digital economy development and growth

Collaborate with Ministry of Education on Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Provide robust digital platforms to drive the digital economy and coordinate the activities of Technology Hubs in the State

Supervise the teaching of Science and Technology in schools in collaboration with the Ministry of Education

Create a robust digital ecosystem that fosters innovation by supporting Innovative Driven Enterprises (IDEs) and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

Promote Science, Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) initiative in the State and collaborate with relevant institutions

Increase the patronage of indigenous digital startups and organise Annual Science & Technology Fairs & Exhibition

Promote Technology use in various sectors of the economy

Coordinate the implementation of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) and adoption of National Science, Technology and Innovation Roadmap 2030 (NSTIR: 2030) Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Science & Technology

Drive strategies to transform the state into a digital hub for science, technology, & innovation and global outsourcing destination for digital jobs