Directorate of University-Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer

University Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer Directorate


The establishment of University Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer at directorate level is a recent phenomenon at Aksum University; it was introduced in December 2019.

The rationale for establishment of the office is to create institutional linkage between Aksum University and partnering companies and industries so as to provide knowledge based economy through focusing on problem solving knowledge and technology transfer as well as industrialization endeavors.

Before its current position as Directorate of University Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer, it was named as Technology Transfer and University Industry Linkage Office functioning under Community Service and Technology Transfer Directorate.

The Directorate of University Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer has Office of University Industry Linkage that functions creating and sustaining mutual cooperation and knowledge sharing among Aksum University and industrial collaborators and potentials.

You can get further information about the Office of University Industry Linkage in the link below.


Mission and Vision of the Office


AkU UILTT aspires to be the best technology transfer center by innovating, adopting and adapting technologies thereby transferring to the society and industry by 2030


To create fertile environment for staffs and students to engage in technological innovations, facilitate technology transfer and establish business incubation center which encourages technological innovations and entrepreneurships towards transforming living standard of the society

Partnership and Collaboration

  • FDRE Culture and Tourism Minister
  • Zenith Castor Oil Company
  • Almeda Textile Company
  • Federal Textile Institute
  • Aksum Poly Technique College
  • The Seqota Declaration
  • Cultive Aid
  • Tigray Science and Technology Bureau

Current Director

Mr. Hailu Weldekiros

Master of Science in Bioscience

Mobile number:+251960755368


Office Address: Registrar Building, Room 001

Main Campus, Aksum University