About us

The Association of Nigerian Inventors (ANI), incorporated on the 26th day of March 1986, is a Non-Governmental and Non- Profit making Organization playing the proactive role in the promotion of inventive and innovative activities in Nigeria with the logistic support of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. With the support of the Nigerian Government, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the International Federation of Inventors Associations (IFIA), the Association has identified with Invention Promotion Organization all over the World since 1998, exhibiting Nigerian Inventions, seeking and gaining International Cooperation in Science and Technology. Thus, providing a platform for exchange of creative concepts, the spirit of scientific research, inventiveness and cultivating intellectual property.

Our Aim

  • To serve as a common forum for all Nigerian Inventors, Innovators and Discoverers
  • To promote inventions and innovations
  • To assist in creating national and world awareness in matters relating to inventiveness and creativity
  • Forum to keep inventors abreast of current developments in the world of inventions worldwide
  • To inspire and support inventive and innovative activities in Nigeria
  • To coordinate all the activities of the Nigerian inventors, innovators and discoverers
  • To secure the cooperation of Inventors and Organizations in other Countries of the World and exchange ideas
  • To cooperate with the Patent Office and related Intellectual Property Office for the benefit of inventors
  • To take part in internation exposions for human development