NASENI is an acronym for National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure.
- The Agency shall gear its organisation and programmes towards the practical implementation of the National Science and Technology Policy to-
- ensure that the national research and development system is managed outside the civil service system;
- enhance the development and entrenchment of a new research and development tradition in Nigeria so as to-
- establish in Nigeria the practice of an open, consistent, equitable, accountable and corporate research management system;
- engender a high morale and discipline in staff of all categories;
- ensure an efficient and cost-effective employment of available resources;
- achieve a high research and development output and revenue; and
- make the desired impact on national economic and social development.