To conduct research into the storage, preservation, processing and utilization of natural  rubber; quality of natural rubber and processing technology; rubber based products and technology developments; rubber quality control, certification and management systems; rubber effluent utilization and management processes as well as development and incubation of rubber process technologies for adoption by MSMEs

Assistant Director & Programme Leader, Product Development - Rubber Technology

Dr. Owen Egharevba


Mailing Address:

Research Outreach Department, RRIN, P. M. B. 1049, Benin-Sapele Road, Iyanomo, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. 

Phone: (+234)70 59042793, 07036858714, ,


Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Benin, Nigeria

Research Interest:

Chemical modification of polymers, organic synthesis, Natural rubber products development cum quality assurance, renewable materials development and environmental sustainability.

Selected awards / recognitions:

“UNIBEN Best Overall Research Prize (2015)”, at the 1st University of Benin annual research day (UBARD) Nigeria, – October 2015.