On 30th September 2020 a delegation from the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) visited the NM-AIST as part of familiarization with the activities and achievements of the institution after a week-long legal-related training in Arusha. The team was able to meet the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Emmanuel J. Luoga, and were able to discuss a number of issues including the upcoming Forensic language short course, a tailor-made course to the financial institution and Law enforcers of the government especially in this digital era, and some achievements and challenges. After a Courtesy to the Vice Chancellor's office, the delegation had a brief campus tour to the laboratories, the three Centres of Excellency namely: The Africa Centre for Research, Agricultural Advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability (CREATES), Water Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy Futures (WISE – Futures) The Centre of Excellence for ICT in East Africa (CENIT@EA) where they were briefed on various activities which are undertaken by the centres including research and innovation activities and ultimately products and solutions generated out of research by students and faculty members.

On behalf of the Delegation, Mr. Serili Denis, the assistant Manager Legal Secretariat Services at BoT expressed his appreciation to the Management of the NM-AIST for carrying out such a vigour mission of transforming Higher Learning Institution to a hub of industrialization through its cutting edge innovations. They were able to see products like Vuruga bio-peptide, a nutritional supplement called Nutrano, Omega 3DHASuperfood, and Anti Plagiarism system of which soon they will undergo mass production/distribution. Members purchased some of the products and later on, they visited the Incubation centre and got a brief overview of its role in taking research and innovation outputs to the market.