IATECH is an international professional association aimed at individuals willing to acquire skills and abilities that can help to create and manage new tech-based venture or be used as member of an existing tech-based organisation which is calling upon employees to act in an entrepreneurial and creative way. This Association is also aimed at enhancing the skills and abilities of potential technopreneurs, in particular those willing to be part of the SMEs’ sector, by addressing a wide range of technical, managerial, marketing and financial issues within an entrepreneurial context
This implies that they would be provided with information, knowledge, skills, and attitudes that would enable them perform well as technology entrepreneurs. These competencies will in turn help them deploy their zeal for nation building in a very efficient manner. Anything short of these realities will be handling Nigerian problems of repositioning the youths with kid gloves.
IACATECH members are capable of promoting or providing high quality technological innovation support and technology transfer services to firms, with the ultimate aim to develop the knowledge economy and boost the wealth creation process.
The association creates a vibrant hub for members to share professional experience and good practice, to facilitate business opportunities for them and to support them in their technology transfer and innovation assignments.
It does this by organizing conferences and training events, by pursuing specialist activities through dedicated sub-groups and by offering high added value web-based tools.
IATECH brings together innovation and technology consultants, technology brokers and intellectual asset advisors, university and research centre transfer offices, regional development agencies and chambers of commerce, science parks, innovation centres and incubators, contract research organizations and engineering consultants, government ministries and agencies and sectoral professional organizations. This is IATECH's wealth and strength; all of its members are promoting or providing high quality innovation support and technology transfer services to firms, with the ultimate aim to develop the knowledge economy and boost the wealth creation process.