To make Nigeria one of the acknowledged leaders of the scientifically and technologically developed nations of the world.
The Ministry’s Vision, Mission and mandate which are distill into the above stated goals are presently through various specialized Research and Development (R&D) projects in our parastatal and agencies and particularly through the FMST flagship programmes The FMST flagships are as listed below:
•Information and Communications Technology
•Power and Nuclear Energy
•Engineering infrastructure, Health, Traditional medicine, Education, Housing, Environment etc.
The choice of the flagship programmes was informed by government declared direction for present and future development of the country. Our activities are carefully guided by government’s development agenda as enunciated in the Harmonized Needs II, Seven Points Agenda and the MDGs documents. Thus, the programmes and activities of the Ministry are designed to implement government development agenda through exploitation of applied S&T.
To facilitate the development and deployment of science and technology apparatus to enhance the pace of socio-economic development of the country through appropriate technological inputs into productive activities.