Centre for Enterprise Development

Located at Innovation Avenue, Freeport, CARIRI’s new Centre for Enterprise Development (CED) was launched on June 26th 2013.  Focused on building capacity and capability for enterprise creation, the CED forms an integral part of CARIRI’s strategic plan for the period 2011-2015 and is, simultaneously consistent with the Government’s strategic priorities of economic growth, job creation, competitiveness…

HOSTING BY CARIRI OF TRAINING WORKSHOP ON DEVELOPING THE CAPABILITY FOR MEASURING AND VERIFYING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

Over the period May 8th – 12th, 2017, CARIRI took a significant step towards enhancing its contribution to the national climate change mitigation agenda via the hosting of a four-day intensive Training Workshop on Developing the Capability for Measuring and Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The Workshop Programme covered the areas of ISO 14064 – 1:…

Reinforcing the concrete structures

Part I: How effective are our reinforcements? What you need to know about steel rebars Amongst the vast numbers of man-made invented composites, the reinforced concrete comprising of cement, water, sand, gravel and steel, perhaps is a composite material that had maximum impact in revolutionizing the quality of life of human being. After curing, the…

ICT Services

This accommodates information and communication technology (ICT) project initiatives being undertaken by CARIRI that are geared towards enhancing the operational efficiencies of SME’s. It houses a developer’s studio, project meeting room, break-out room and a Cisco teleconferencing centre.

Incubators and ICT centres are not new concepts. They have been established regionally and internationally, however, this facility is unique in that it is the first of its kind in the Caribbean where innovation, business and technology incubators and ICT services are located on a single compound and work in synergy to drive enterprise development.

Business Incubator

About the Business Incubator The Business Incubator is a 12-month business accelerator support programme which provides a world class business growth support ecosystem to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) with a great quantum of assessed potential to grow, particularly in export markets. How it operates The Business Incubator offers an enabling environment for qualified…

Innovation Gap Analysis Programme (iGap)

About iGap As part of the ongoing thrust to build capacity for Innovation on a national scale, and contribute more substantively to the achievement of the Government’s stated national goal of economic diversification, CARIRI has developed The Innovation Gap Analysis Programme (iGap). The iGap assists with improving business processes, executing new ideas and developing business…

The Rise of Renewables

Divestment is defined as the decision to voluntarily reduce one’s fossil fuel investments. Arguments for divestment have generally focused on the morality of investments, but recently the economic value of divestment has become a main consideration. Internationally, the growth of wind and solar energy generation has made divestment very attractive. Global drive towards divestment and reinvestment…