The 2nd Annual Applied Research Conference of Technical Universities under the theme “Sustainable Technologies, Innovations and Entrepreneurial Development”, took place at the Accra Technical University Auditorium, Accra from the 6th to the 8th of July, 2022.
The conference saw participation from all ten (10) Technical Universities in Ghana as well as other local and international institutions and two members of Staff Maxwell Hubert Antwi, Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Emmanuel Agyenim-Boateng, Department of Mechanical Engineering presented papers.
As part of the activities of the Conference, all TUs were expected to exhibit various innovations from respective staff and students. As a result, Koforidua Technical University presented various innovative items, designs and prototypes to the admiration of all participants. Representing the University from the Faculty of Engineering were Ing. John Abban, Samuel Asamoah, Dr. Alex Fordjour, Fabian Kofi Baah and Eric Kojo Kweitsu. The Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology was represented by Matilda Opoku and Maxwell Adu whiles the Faculties of Built and Natural Environment and Health and Allied Sciences were represented by Dr. Prince George Aning-Agyei, Isaac Ayitey, Gonne Felix and Kwadwo Owusu-Ansah respectively. These exhibitors were also supported by staff and students namely Bernard Owusu Aboagye, Brelyn Aboagye, Ernest Takyi, Matthew Tetteh, and Gabriel Setor Hormeku.
The Directorate of Research and Innovation, represented by the Director and Administrator, Dr. Samuel Kwofie and Patience Kwakyewa Asirifi respectively, were also present to support the Team.
It is our desire for the KTU attains the status of a world-class centre for applied research and technology transfer.