Brief Introduction of R&I Department
Established in 2018, the Research and Innovation Department (RID) of the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT focuses on efforts to grow and enhance the provisioning of technology-driven solutions to private sector organisations and the Central Government. This newly created department is becoming instrumental in the development of innovative solutions that address emerging or highly specialized needs; the promotion of strategic collaborations with the industry and Ghanaians in the Diaspora; promote the adaptation of emerging technologies; and the provision of eGovernance solutions in Ghana. The goal of the department is to explore, experiment, and specialise in emerging technologies to promote ICT use in private and public organisations. The department has set up two research facilities to focus on Open Source technologies and Artificial Intelligence research in Bolgatanga and Sunyani respectively.
- Research Centres: Ghana Centre for Free and Open Source Resource and Research (Bolgatanga) | Smart Technologies Research Centre (Sunyani)
- Focal Areas: Open Source Technology | Internet of Things | Machine Learning | TV Whitespace
- Services: Technology Support | IoT-based Solutions| IT System Audit | Software Development
- Projects: Completed | On-going | Up-Coming
GI-KACE is closely associated with the government in different aspects of governance by supporting the roll-out of ICT infrastructure and services for Government Ministries, Departments, Agencies and other Government bodies. It offers a wide range of ICT services which includes Technical support for project implementation, IoT-based Solutions, IT System Audit and Enterprise Software Development service. This plays a significant role in delivering government and citizen-centric e-services.
GI-KACE Technology Support experts have varied experiences to provide and support ICT applications; infrastructural management tools and services; servers; storage and network solution.
GI-KACE has varied experiences in the use of machine learning and deep learning techniques in developing solutions, supporting project implementation, and researching to find the best fit for customised solutions.
IT System Audit
With over thirteen years of supporting IT system engineering and deployment, experts in RID are able to assist in carrying out IT System audits and advise clients accordingly for the best sustainable designs and solutions to support business growth