NASENI operates mainly through her Development Institutes, each of the Institutes has a unique mandate of Engineering Infrastructural development.             At present, there are Ten (10) Development Institutes.

Each of the Development Institutes is headed by a Managing Director who is the Chief Executive of the Institute. The Managing Director is a Professional Engineer with proven experience in engineering practice, research, and development. The Institute Managing Director reports to the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) at NASENI Headquarters in Abuja. These Institutes have developed various technologies some of which have been ceded to SMEs.

The Institutes and their mandates are:

  • Scientific Equipment Development Institutes (SEDI) in Enugu and Minna with the mandate to develop and produce scientific equipment and their production systems, and the ceding of these technologies to SMEs.

    http://sedie-naseni.org.ng

     

  • Electronic Development Institute (ELDI), Awka with the mandate to develop and produce electronic devices and assemblies, computer technologies and their production systems, and the ceding of the technologies to SMEs.

    http://www.eldiawka.org

     

  • Hydraulic Equipment Development Institute (HEDI), Kano with the mandate to develop and produce hydraulic and pneumatic machinery, materials, fittings, and their production systems, and the ceding of the technologies to SMEs.

  • Engineering Materials Development Institute (EMDI), Akure with the mandate to develop and produce engineering materials and their production systems, and the ceding of the technologies to SMEs.

    http://www.emdi.gov.ng

     

  • National Engineering Design Development Institute (NEDDI), Nnewi with the mandate to develop engineering design capacity in the country and dissemination of same to SMEs with a view to ensuring that Nigerian made products attain standards specifications and make then globally acceptable.

    http://www.neddinaseni.org

     

  • Power Equipment and Electrical Machines Development (PEEMADI), Okene with the mandate of developing and maintenance of power and electrical equipment and their production systems and transfer of these to private sector satellite industries.

  • Prototype Engineering Development Institute (PEDI), Ilesha with the mandate of developing engineering prototypes and their production systems and the transfer of these to private sector satellite industries.

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology Project (AMT-P), Jalingo The development of components, machinery, their production systems and the transfer of these to private sector satellite industries.

  • Solid Minerals Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (SOMMEDI), Nasarawa – with the Mandate to design, develop, fabrication and mass Production of Solid Minerals Mining and Processing Machinery and Equipment, in order to provide the enabling environment for sustainable industrialization of Nigeria’s Mining and Mineral sector and the transfer of same to Manufacturers, Mining Operators and Mineral Processors as well as SMEs in the sector.