Accountable Institutions

  • Ethiopian Radiation Protection Authority (ERPA)

    The Ethiopian Radiation Protection Authority (ERPA) was established in December 2001 by the Radiation Protection Proclamation No. 79/2001 and by the revised new Proclamation No. 571/2008. The Authority is mandated to control and regulate the import, export, use, transport, dispose of, etc any source of radiation. Moreover, anyone who intends to practice any activities using radiation sources need to notify the Authority earlier and shall get a license to practice. During notification the Authority provides specific regulatory control requirements required for the type of application.

  • Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute (EBTi)

    The Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute (EBTi) was established in 2016 with the mandate to conduct biotechnology research and development in medical, agriculture, industrial and environmental areas.

  • Technology and Innovation Institute(Tech in)

    The Technology and Innovation Institute has been established as per the Regulation No. 1097/2018. The Institute is mandated with the following duties and responsibilities: 1. Build innovation and technology research infrastructures 2. Making those service provider and manufacturing organizations prioritized by government to base their day to day operations on innovation and technology 3. collecting, organizing, storing, and analyzing information that can be an input to the innovation and technology research and development initiatives 4. encouraging and coordinating innovation and technology researches in new and emerging technology areas

  • Ethiopian Geospatial Information Institute(gii)

    The Ethiopian Geospatial Information Institute was established in 2018 by reorganizing the Ethiopian Mapping Agency. The Institute is mandated with the responsibility of coordinating the country’s geospatial needs.

  • Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute(ESSTI)

    Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute was established in October 2016 by the Council of Ministers through the regulation No. 916/2015. The institute is mandated with the responsibility to fully exploit multidimensional uses of space science and technologies; to produce demand based knowledgeable, skilled and attitudinally matured professionals matured professionals in the field of aerospace science that enable the country to become internationally competitive in the sector; to develop and strengthen space science and technology infrastructures to speed up space science and technology development in the country; and enable the country to be robust contributor for the development of aerospace science and technology.