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Scientific Research Council

Scientific Research Council

Scientific Research Council (SRC): Established in 1960, by the Scientific Research Council Act of June 16, 1960, the SRC is mandated to foster the development of scientific research, be a repository of scientific information, and facilitate the development, application and transfer and or the improvement of technology of such research for the benefit of all of Jamaica .

It also plays a role as an enabler in the creation of new industries and the encouragement of technical processes on a cooperative basis with all stake-holders involved. The promoting of scientific and technological endeavours is also critical by facilitating training, the implementation of projects, especially in the agro-industrial sector and the conversion of waste to energy.