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H.E. Dr. Ing. Getahun Mekuria, FDRE Minister of Science and Technology presenting an award or recognition to the previous Minister H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed

H.E. Dr. Ing. Getahun Mekuria, FDRE Minister of Science and Technology with Professor Afework Kassu, Deputy Minister.

The inauguration ceremony of EBTI (Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute) with H.E. Dr. Ing. Getahun Mekuria, FDRE Minister of Science and Technology and other officials

H.E. Dr. Ing. Getahun Mekuria, FDRE Minister of Science and Technology and event participants.

The inauguration ceremony of EBTI (Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute) with H.E. Dr. Ing. Getahun Mekuria, FDRE Minister of Science and Technology and other officials

H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn the Prime Minister of FDRE along with other Chinese and Ethiopian High Government Officials including H.E. Dr. Ing. Getahun Mekuria, FDRE Minister of Science and Technology in the china Belt and Road Initiative

H.E. Dr. Ing. Getahun Mekuria, FDRE Minister of Science and Technology along with H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn the Prime Minister of FDRE signing of MoU with INSPUR Group for the establishment of HPC/BDA Center at AASTU, 200TFlop Computation Capacity, 2pB storage capacity, with full HW and SW Package, it would serve as CoE for All Africa in HPC/BDA

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Nigerian Minister of Science and Technology Visits MoST

01/02/2017
High level Delegates led by Nigerian Minister of Science and Technology Honorable Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu visited MoST on January 18, 2017. The delegates were received by H.E. Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria at the headquarters of the Ministry.

Israeli Ambassador Pays Courtesy Visit to MoST

07/12/2016
Honorable Belaynesh Zevadia, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Ethiopia, paid courtesy visit to the Ministry of Science and Technology on 6th of December 2016. Ambassador Belaynesh was received by Minister for Science and Technology, H.E. Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria, who acknowledged her continued support to promote science and technology initiatives in Ethiopia.

The pocket sized fuel cell that uses water and salt to ensure your phone never runs out of power

24/05/2016

World Intellectual Property Day

30/03/2017
World Intellectual Property Day is observed on April 26 each year with a variety of events and activities worldwide.

የሽልማት ውድድር ማስታወቂያ

08/03/2017
የኢ.ፌ.ዴ.ሪ ሳይንስና ቴክኖሎጂ ሚኒስቴር ለ8 ኛው የሳ.ቴ. ኢኖቬሽን ሀገር አቀፍ ሽልማት የላቁ የፈጠራና የምርምር ውጤቶችን ለማወዳደርና ለመሸሇም ዝግጅቱን አጠናቋል፡፡ ስለሆነም በግል ወይም በቡድን ወይም በተቋም የተሰራ ችግር ፈቺ የምርምርና የፈጠራ ውጤት ያላችሁ ተመራማሪዎች፣ የፈጠራ ባለሙያዎች እና ተቋማት ስራዎቻችሁን በማቅረብ እንድትወዳደሩ ጥሪ ያቀርባል፡፡ አመልካቾች ሊያሟሉ የሚገባቸው ነጥቦች :-

Message from the Minister Message from the Minister

H.E. Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria Kuma has been appointed as the new Minister for Science and Technology beginning the 1st of November 2016. The appointment is part of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn's cabinet reshuffle that came in the first week of November.

H.E. Dr.-Ing. Getahun has served the Ministry for the past two years as State Minister and Director General. Previously, H.E. Dr.-Ing. Getahun worked for the Addis Ababa Institute of Technology of Addis Ababa University in different academic and management capacities. He earned his BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from Addis Ababa University. He completed his PhD degree in the same field at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. The appointment of H.E. Dr.-Ing. Getahun as the Minister for Science and Technology is expected to galvanize the transformation process that the Ministry has already embarked on.

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Procurement Reference ETS 003/09

Invitation for National Competitive Bid

FDRE, Ministry of Science and Technology invite all interested eligible Bidders (BC/GC Grade 1) by this National Competitive Bid (NCB) for the procurement of construction of Gifted and Talented Ethiopian School [GATES] Buildings at BURAYU.

  1. The Ministry invites all registered contractors of category BC/GC 1 with renewed license valid for the year 2009 Ethiopian calendar, VAT certificate, trade license, registration certificate and tax clearance attached with qualification document for furnishing the necessary labor, material, equipment and service for the construction of School building.
  2. Interested and eligible bidders can purchase bidding document from FDRE, Ministry of Science and Technology Head office, procurement directorate, 3rd floor, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia up on submission of written application and non-refundable fee of Eth birr 2,000.00 (Birr Two Thousand). Bidders must submit on the 30th day at 02:00 pm after this announcement of bid and submission venue shall be at FDRE, Ministry of Science and Technology Head office, procurement directorate, 3rd floor, Addis Ababa. In case if the 30th day is Holyday it will be submitted and opened on the next working day at the same place and time.
  3. The qualification document will be opened on the same day of bid submission date at 02:30 pm on the presence of tender committee and bidders or legal representative who represented by the bidder at the Ministry Hall ground floor.
  4. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in an acceptable form of unconditional Bank guarantee or certified CPO of Birr 500,000.00 (Birr Five Hundred Thousand) valid for 120 days after the date of bid opening and must be addressed to the project owner/ employer.
  5. The bid security shall be waxed sealed, stamped and signed in separate envelop marked “Bid Security” and shall be put in the original qualification document.
  6. The validity of the Bid shall be 120 days from the date of bid opening.
  7. The Client (Ministry of Science and Technology) reserves the right to reject any or all bids without incurring any liability.

Ministry of Science and Technology

Head office

P.o.box 2490, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel:+251 1 126 53 78

www.most.gov.et