The Food Technology and Business Incubation center is the first university based technology and business incubator in the East and Central African region. The center was commissioned by H.E President Y.K Museveni in 2009.The core business of FTBIC is technology transfer and nurturing knowledge based enterprises and food processing and nutrition fields. The center targets youths and other groups with technology and or business ideas of high commercial potential in the areas of food processing, nutrition and allied industries .The centers Program thrusts include.

  • Nurturing new technology driven food and enterprises
  • Promoting entrepreneurship among students and university staff.
  • Offering technical support to the food industry.
  • Technology transfer.
  • Commissioned research
  • Process and product development.
  • Quality management and trouble shooting.
  • Nutrition clinic.
  • Nutrition education and out research.

The School of Food Technology, Nutrition & Bioengineering, Makerere University announces the following modular short training courses:

  • Baking and icing of cakes
  • Processing of fruit and vegetable juices and beverages
  • Processing of fruits and vegetable sauces
  • Yoghurt and other fermented milks processing
  • Smoking of meats
  • Cheese processing
  • Baking of bread

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 STRAPApplicationForm 09.05.2016


The School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio-engineering, Makerere University in partnership with the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives, and the European Union announces a training course on sanitary and phyto-sanitary (SPS) measures in the food value chain in Uganda.

Objective: To train participants in sanitary and phyto-sanitary measures for ensuring the safety of food products destined for local, regional and international markets. Participants will learn about the SPS concept and measures; developing simple quality management systems; risk analysis and mitigation; auditing; documentation and traceability; national, regional and international regulations governing SPS measures.