Technology in Fermented Foods Based on Soy

During the period June 23rd to July 4th 2014, Ms. Rhea Koylass (Technologist – Food & General Microbiology) and Ms. Amanda Lalla (Technologist – Food Technology), attended a training program in Bandung, Indonesia titled “Technology in Fermented Foods Based on Soy“. Special attention was given to the manufacture of Tempe from Soybeans since Tempe is not…

Energy Drinks – How Safe Are They?

It is no secret that for many Trinbagonians Carnival means fete, fete and more fete. Some persons have gladly taken on the challenge of feteing every night (and sometimes days) in the weeks leading up to the ultimate ‘free-up’ – Carnival Monday and Tuesday. For some Carnival revellers, energy drinks are a ‘must have’, as…

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute’s (CARIRI’s) Industrial Materials Unit (IMU) – Civil held its first workshop for the year on Wednesday 24th January, 2018 at the Centre for Enterprise Development, Freeport. With over 40 attendees, the workshop delved into the dynamics of Construction Management and Planning. The day started off with Quality in Construction and…

CARIRI’s mCentre App Club- Introduction to Animation

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) recently hosted their first 3 day workshop on “Introduction to Animation” on Saturday 4th/11th/18th November at the Centre for Enterprise Development, Innovation Avenue, Freeport. The decision to host the introductory workshop was made after the overwhelming response from persons who wanted to come to our recently concluded Junior Adventure Technology…

CARIRI and exporTT sign MOU

With the aim of facilitating a greater awareness of programmes which will assist businesses to incorporate innovation into their processes, The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) in partnership with the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) hosted a session entitled ‘Encouraging Innovation in Corporate T&T’ on Wednesday 19th July, 2017 at CARIRI’s  Centre for…

CARIRI hosts Innovation in Energy Efficiency Forum

On July 20, 2017 as part of its thrust to expand its service base to meet public and private sector demands the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) assembled a working Stakeholder’s Forum on Energy Efficiency themed– “Energy Efficiency and Its Impact on Enterprise Operational Efficiency and Competitiveness.” The Forum was well attended by both Public and…

PitchIT Caribbean Challenge 3.0

St. Kitts – June 17, 2017: Tech start-ups from five Caribbean territories scored big at the PitchIT Caribbean Challenge mobile app entrepreneurship competition on June 17, each winning US$5,000 in seed funding to develop their businesses. All five enterprises have also been awarded spots in PitchIT Caribbean business accelerators across the region. After two rigorous…

Business Hatchery Programme

Launched in July 2014, CARIRI’s Business Hatchery continues to transform start-ups through its signature Business Hatchery Programme. Targeted to start-ups and early stage entrepreneurs seeking to test the market viability of their product, service or technology solution, our Business Hatchery team has worked with over 70 start-ups and 100 founders. For the busy entrepreneur, our…