Division of Research, Innovation and Enterprise (RIE) at the University of Nairobi was formed in 2011 for purpose of coordinating research and innovation activities in the University including their translation into market oriented products, dissemination of research findings through publications and application of knowledge to improve the humanity.
The Division has two directorate which are:
i. Intellectual Property Management Office (IPMO) and
ii. Research and Enterprise.
The Division is headed by Associate Vice Chancellor (Research Innovation and Enterprise) appointed by the University Council. The AVC is supported by the two directors i.e. Director (IPMO) and Director (R&E). The Divisional Registrar is responsible for administrative support of the division.