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.

  • Nutreal (U) Limited
  • Hamko (Ug) Limited
  • Pinnacle
  • Jordan Foods (U) Ltd.
  • House of Russa
  • Sarmalina Beverages Int. Ltd.
  • Jossy Food Processors
  • Choice Cuts Limited
  • Smart Foods Limited
  • The Food Engravers Uganda Ltd.
  • Dawn Industries

FTBIC is supported by staff of the school of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bioengineering, Â College of Business & Management Sciences, the Entrepreneurship Development Center of Makerere University Business School, Uganda Manufacturer’s Association Members and entrepreneurs from the private sector.  Clients also benefit from students that work on assigned tasks under supervision.

For further information contact can be made to the following address.

The FTBIC Coordinator,
School of Food Technology, Nutrition & Bio-Engineering
P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, telephone 0414533865, Fax 0414533676
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