UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
DIRECTORATE OF INNOVATION $ ENTERPRENEURSHIP (UDIEC)

About UDIEC


The University of Dar es Salaam Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre was established in 2015 to address observed challenges between generating knowledge generation and research at the University of Dar es Salaam vis–a–vis application of the knowledge and research output. In addition, the Centre addresses challenges related to imparting practical entrepreneurship skills to students, academic staff and Small and Medium-sized Entrepreneurs (SMEs) in the country aiming at formation of new start-ups and increased competitiveness of existing companies.

UDIEC seeks to realize University – wide strength and competitive advantages by making cross-cutting services like business, legal and management skills available to all University Units including but not limited to sciences and engineering. This is in line with UDSM Vision 2061, which among other things, aims at maintaining its leading position in knowledge creation and sharing.