The Institute for Scientific and Technological Information (INSTI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the hub of integrated scientific and technical information (STI) in Ghana that provides the major public research and academic institutions as well as the industrial sector with resources and services designed to improve dissemination of, and access to indigenous and international STI.
The Institute serves as the main STI resources clearinghouse for CSIR. INSTI’s mandate is to develop national capacity and capability for the efficient and effective delivery of real-time scientific and technological information (STI) and customized knowledge on demand for the benefit of policy makers, research scientists, industrialists, and others in appropriately packaged form for national development.
INSTI (Institute for Scientific & Technological Information) is one of thirteen institutes within the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). INSTI has five technical divisions, namely; Communications, Electronics, Fluid Science Division, Geospatial & Information Science and Printing & Publishing Divisions.Our Mandate:
To develop a national capacity and capability for efficient and effective provision of scientific and technological information on demand, for the benefit of research scientists, policy makers and industrialists in appropriately packaged form for national development.Our Vision:
To become a national leader in making accessible the world's intellectual output of scientific and technological knowledge as well as resource development maps to support Research and Development (R&D) activities in Ghana.