E-IDCOT committed to self-reliance and prosperity for all Tobagonians

Even as the energy sector continues to evolve at the Cove Eco-Industrial and Business Park, the Board of Directors at E-IDCOT continue to implore resident Tobagonians who are involved in various areas of the production of goods and services, to step forward and become a part of the development at the Park.

Speaking at the company's recent press briefing, Mrs Shelly Ann Baptiste, Director at E-IDCOT provided a brief overview as to how E-IDCOT was working assiduously to encourage and facilitate the needs of the island’s smaller producers and start-ups in a bid to develop the non-energy sector at the Park. To facilitate this initiative, E-IDCOT along with the Business Development Unit, the Department of Co-operatives and the Venture Capital Equity Fund Limited have been working together with potential tenants to provide them with the requisite business development and financial support. This approach is ultimately aimed at locating clients within the Park.

Following the completion of two factory buildings at the Park, plans are now underway for the construction of two multi-producer units which will accommodate small and medium-scale manufacturers. Each of the two buildings will accommodate sixteen operations within a two-story structure. Partitioned areas will range from 900 ft² to 1200 ft².  The first of these buildings is scheduled for completion in December 2013.

E-IDCOT  welcomes businesses that are involved in areas and activities such as: agro and food processing,  fashion, entertainment and design, down-stream natural gas processing, electronic assembly, furniture making and soft furnishings, glass-blowing and moulding, the manufacturing of indigenous teas, information and communication technologies, pharmaceuticals as well as the provision of environmental, safety and professional services.