The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology awarded thirty-four (34) staff members who performed well in Research and Innovation and twenty (20) students who did the Exchange Program from Utsunomiya University in Japan.

The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Emmanuel Luoga officiated the Ceremony and awarded certificates to Principal Investigator (PI) for successfully registering their projects in the Research and Innovation Management System (RIMS).

“Your success is NM-AIST success, and together we can reach far,” said Prof. Luoga.

On the other hand, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, Research and Innovation Prof. Antony Mshandete insisted the staff and students to be transformative by observing the five “D’s”: Management of skills, Research in Innovation, Outreach Community engagement, Innovation in Management and commercialization.