The Office of Research and KnowledgeTransfer, through its internal experts and the support of all faculty, departments, units, centres and networks of The University of the West Indies identifies and develops revenue generating opportunities.
The University of the West Indies is the only university with a Caribbean focus and a global reach. It is an international university with faculty and students from over 40 countries and collaborative links to more than 60 universities around the world. Through four campuses, including the Open Campus for distance education,The UWI serves 17 countries in the region. Faculty and alumni include experts in Engineering, Humanities and Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Pure & Applied Sciences, Science & Agriculture and Social Sciences.
As the primary developer of knowledge and human resources in support of Caribbean economies, The UWI continues to transform itself in order to keep pace with the changing global environment.
This involves the ongoing expansion of student body, faculty, programmes, research and networks; enabling The UWI to serve as a catalyst for prosperity in the region.
The ORDKT is a key player in the transformation of The UWI.