The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) aims to facilitate education, training and research in science, engineering and technology and create an enabling environment for research innovations which are relevant to national socio-economic development.
The Universities research agenda is intended to build capabilities and competencies which will contribute and support the interface of Science, Engineering & Technology and Sustainable development. The TU-K has established a platform for research integration into academia which is geared towards developing innovative solutions in science, engineering, technology, entrepreneurship, industry, and, in policy and decision-making.
The development of applied research at TU-K is guided by the national priorities in research and development and the principles articulated in the Kenya Sector Plan for Science and Technology. The TU-K encourages both basic research and applied research and promotes University and industry collaborations which will result in outcomes that benefit mankind