Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organization (TIRDO) is a multi-disciplinary research and development organization established by an Act of Parliament No. 5 of 1979 and it became operational on 1st April, 1979. It is a Government owned institution under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.
Its mandate is to assist the industrial sector of Tanzania by providing technical expertise and support services to upgrade their technology base. Furthermore, TIRDO mandate is to carry out applied research for the development of suitable technologies, and value addition to indigenous resources through industrial processing.
Tirdo has joined ICDL family to offer internationally recognized digital skills to the citizens of Tanzania to help the country attain middle income economy as envisaged in their 2025 vision.