April 28, 2022
The Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) Chief Executive Officer Prof Shedden Masupe and the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Commander Lieutenant General Placid D. Segokgo signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) intended to establish longstanding cooperation and collaborative efforts to address the technological needs of the BDF and enhance the generation of new knowledge at BITRI.
The MoA covers areas that include but are not limited to telecommunications, electronics, software development, aircraft engineering and other related mutually beneficial areas of collaboration. The MoA is valid for a period of 5 years.
The BDF entourage was also taken on a facilities tour of the BITRI Centre for Material Science (CMS) and the Additive Manufacturing and Prototyping Centre, where they learnt about services relevant to their operations.