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…

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…

Food and General Microbiology

CARIRI’s state-of-the-art Food and General Microbiology Laboratory specializes in food safety and water quality testing.Our local and regional clients benefit from a broad range of services including: Microbiological testing of Food and Water Microbiological testing of Environmental Swabs Cosmetic Testing(Creams and Lotions only for Aerobic Bacterial and Yeast & Mound) Food & Beverage We provide…