CARIRI AND UTT SHOWCASE GROUNDBREAKING RUBBER CRUMB PROJECT TO ASSIST IN ADDRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago – [24 January, 2024] – The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) seized the opportunity to showcase a Pilot Facility for the manufacture of rubber crumb on the occasion of the visit to the Facility by the Minister of Planning and Development, the…

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CARIRI and EPOS Unveil Transformative Skills Development Programme

East Port of Spain, December 14, 2023 — The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and the East Port of Spain Development Company Ltd (EPOS) proudly announce a groundbreaking collaboration that will bring forth a transformative Skills Development Programme set to impact the lives of over 350 residents of East Port of Spain in 2024. This…

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CARIRI and NESC-TI Forge Strategic Partnership for Socio-Economic Development

[St Augustine, 30 November, 2023] – The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and NESC Technical Institute (NESC-TI) have officially entered into a strategic partnership via a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at fostering socio-economic development in Trinidad and Tobago. Recognizing their pivotal roles in driving economic growth, CARIRI and NESC-TI are committed to collaboration for…

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Innovation Nation Training Programme comes to a close

Innovation Nation Training Programme comes to a close On 29th August, 2023, Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) in collaboration with Republic Bank Limited (RBL) under their Power to Make a Difference Programme, Bmobile and Atlantic LNG hosted the PowerUp! competition at the Centre for Enterprise Development, Freeport for students who were enrolled in this year’s…

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Innovation Nation Training Programme – the rebranded experience

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI), Republic Bank Limited under the Power to Make a Difference Programme, bmobile, and Atlantic have teamed up to offer training to 3,000 students over the July/August vacation period. The programme is called Innovation Nation Training Programme and is a rebrand of the Coding and Innovation Programme. This year, there…

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Food Safety and You – CARIRI in the Community (Arima Edition)

CARIRI in the Community held its second session in Arima on food safety, covering Good Manufacturing Practices and Quality Control. The initiative, led by the Hon. Minister of Planning and Development and the CEO of CARIRI, aims to expand citizens' knowledge base on various services provided by CARIRI, such as Food Safety, Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy, and Information Communication Technology. CARIRI's Food Technology Department facilitated the event, working on product and process development, food safety management systems, and standardisation.

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DIA YOUTH INNOVATION LAB TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – March 27, 2023 – The Trust for the Americas’ DIA Youth Innovation Lab Trinidad and Tobago, supported by the Citi Foundation and the Institute of Law and Economic (ILE) Jamaica, successfully hosted “Hack4Change,” a virtual regional hackathon, from March 24 to March 27, 2023. Youth innovators from three…

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Building Globally Competitive Businesses: An International Conference

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and the World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO) jointly held ‘Building Globally Competitive Businesses: An International Conference’ on Friday 17th March, 2023 at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre. The Conference was well attended and saw participants from various sectors across the country attending and networking…

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Building the Innovation Network in Trinidad and Tobago.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, February 2, 2023-Shaping the Future of Innovation, Building the Innovation Network, held part two of the Design Sprint Workshop and a Design Sprint Networking Event on February 1 and 2, 2023, at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre. The objective of this component of the project is to develop…

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DIA Youth Innovation Lab Trinidad and Tobago Pitch Tank Competition Awards Ceremony

Celebrating Youth Entrepreneurship27 Youth Entrepreneurs received seed funding to support their Innovation and Entrepreneurship Projects Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and Washington, DC: November 18, 2022 – The DIA Youth Innovation Lab Trinidad and Tobago (DIA Lab TT) is a collaboration among the Trust for the Americas, Organisation of the American States (OAS), Citi…

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Innovation Stakeholders Generate Solutions to Build a Cohesive Network in Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, January 12, 2022 -Innovation stakeholders have identified key challenges and problems within their ecosystem and have taken the initiative to find solutions to effectively deal with them and close the gaps. Through the Shaping the Future of Innovation (STFOI) Project, over twenty (20) national innovation ecosystem stakeholders participated in…

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The Power of Dreams: Celebration of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI), backed by Inter-AmericanDevelopment Bank (IDB) recently concluded its 3-year project, Bridging the Gap toCommercial Application of Innovation, aimed at encouraging the innovative spirit of thenational community by helping individuals and firms turn their ideas into reality. At its inception, the project was a novelty locally and regionally and has…

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CARIRI CEO elected to serve on WAITRO Board

Hans-Erich Schulz, Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI), was elected First Vice President of the World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO) at its General Assembly held in November in Cape Town, South Africa. WAITRO is recognised as the Global Innovation Family. It is a network of over 100…

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CARIRI and Republic Bank team up to support the nation’s youths

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and Republic Bank’s Coding and Innovation Programme 2022 ended on a high note with the PowerUp! Competition which saw all ten of the finalists emerge as prize winners. CARIRI has been successfully executing ICT educational programmes for the nation’s youths since 2018 and has reached over 5,000 students thus…

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𝐂𝐀𝐑𝐈𝐑𝐈 𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐚𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐔𝐓𝐓 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐑𝐮𝐛𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐂𝐫𝐮𝐦𝐛 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭.

𝐷𝑖𝑑 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑘𝑛𝑜𝑤 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑖𝑡 𝑖𝑠 𝑐𝑜𝑛𝑠𝑒𝑟𝑣𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑙𝑦 𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑎𝑛 𝑎𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑜𝑓 3,000,000 𝑡𝑦𝑟𝑒𝑠 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑖𝑚𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑐𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑦 𝑎𝑛𝑛𝑢𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦; 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑠𝑜𝑚𝑒 1,500,000 𝑠𝑐𝑟𝑎𝑝 𝑡𝑦𝑟𝑒𝑠 𝑏𝑒𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑔𝑒𝑛𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑑? With limited tyre disposal or recycling options available, a sizeable number of tyres are improperly disposed of, mainly dumped at the side of the road or in water…

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CARIRI and Atlantic team up to train 100 students in Climate Change and Sustainability

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and LNG producer Atlantic have partnered to provide training to students in a new initiative called Sustainability Training for Secondary Schools. This programme was approved by the Ministry of Education and is designed to include participants in four secondary schools in Atlantic’s home community of Point Fortin and will…

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Citi Foundation, CARIRI Youth Innovation Lab

YOUNG people are particularly vulnerable to the disruptions caused by Covid-19 and it’s for this reason Citi Foundation has partnered with Trust for the Americas, and the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) to launch an innovation lab for young people.

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