Established in 1982, the ERI is actively pursuing various research studies in its aim to lead innovations in the region’s industrial technologies. The institute is anchored on industrial-academic collaborations and it is manned by highly competent R &D professionals with various equipment and facilities. In addition, the institute is making significant progress by participating in technology development projects that are being implemented by a consortium of industry, academia and research sectors. From 2007, the ERI has given an impetus to its globalization and collaborative research with other institutes. ERI Consists of the Construction Research Center, the Advanced Materials Research Center, the Applied Chemical Research Center, the Automation and Computer Research Center, the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Research Center, and the Industrial, Academic and R &D Collaboration Center.