1) Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT)
The Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) was established by the Parliament Act No. 6 of 1997 though upgrading and transformation of the then Dar es Salaam Technical College that had existed since 1957. DIT is fully accredited by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) to provide studies in Applied Sciences, Engineering, Entrepreneurship and related disciplines at the levels of ordinary and diploma certificates as well as Bachelor degrees in engineering. In collaboration with the Leeds Metropolitan University (UK), DIT has of recent introduced two academic year postgraduate studies for the award of Master of Science degree in Facilities Management.
2) Mbeya Institute of Science &Technology (MIST)
The Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) was established through a Parliamentary resolution No. 5 of 2005 by amending Act No. 9 of 1997 to upgrade and transform the then Mbeya Technical College to Institute of Science and Technology. MIST is fully accredited by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) and offers Bachelor of Science degree, advanced diploma and ordinary diploma in various courses in engineering discipline..
3)Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science &Technology (NM-AIST)
The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has agreed to establish an African Institute of Science and Technology in Arusha. The Institute, that will be called the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) - Arusha campus, is expected to be a world-class institution of learning in science and technology that will contribute to the social economic development of the continent. The initiative to start the African Institutes of Science and Technology was formally launched in Abuja in 2005 at a meeting of Heads of State where the Government of Tanzania was given an offer to build one of the four campuses in Arusha. As an initial move to accept the initiative, the Government offered 3,285 acres of land in Karangai area in Arusha in the same year. The Arusha campus is going to focus on Life and Engineering Sciences. The other three campuses are the Abuja Campus in Nigeria, which focuses on Physics and Petroleum Engineering; the Waogadugu campus in Burkinafaso, which focuses on environment and water resources management and the Cape Town campus that is focusing on Mathematics. .
4) Tanzania Telecommunications Company Ltd (TTCL)
Tanzania Telecommunications Company Ltd (TTCL) was formed out of the former Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation in 1994. It is wholly owned by the Government of Tanzania, and is governed by statute the Tanzania Telecommunications Act of 1993. It is the owner and operator of the public switched telephone network in mainland Tanzania and on Zanzibar.
5) Tanzania Posts Corporation (TPC)
Tanzania Posts Corporation (previously Tanzania Post and Telecommunications) was established in 1994 with (Tanzania Posts Corporation Act No.19 of 1993) to provide a national postal service within the republic, and a link between Tanzania and the world.
6) Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission
The Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC) was established by Act No. 7 of 2003, which repealed and replaced the National Radiation Commission act no 5 of 1983 as a principal organ for the control of use of ionizing and non ionizing radiation sources, the promotion of safe and peaceful uses of atomic energy and nuclear technology in Tanzania. TAEC is an official Government body that is responsible for promotion of applications of nuclear sciences and technologies, protection of workers, patients and the public generally from harm resulting from ionizing radiation. TAECâ€™s mandate spans from formulation of directions, strategies, planning, facilitation and conduction of both fundamental and applied research, participation in the formulation of law projects and regulatory documents in relation to atomic energy, develop technical matters on radiation protection and nuclear safety, human resource capacity development and international co-operation in the field of atomic energy
7) Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)
The Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) was established by the Act No. 7 of 1986, which repealed and replaced the Tanzania National Scientific Research Council Act of 1968, as the principal advisory organ of the Government on all matters relating to scientific research and technology development. Other functions include monitoring and coordination of activities related to scientific research and technology development and to acquire, store and disseminate scientific and technology information designed to promote interest in scientific and technology development. In the performance of its functions, COSTECH is guided by and comply with the provisions of the national policy on science and technology
8) The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA)
The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA), established by the TCRA Act no. 12 of 2003 is an independent Authority for the Postal, Broadcasting and Electronic communications industries in Tanzania. It merged the former Tanzania Communications Commission and the Tanzania Broadcasting Commission. Its role includes licensing and regulating the Postal services, Broadcasting services and Electronic Communications sectors. TCRA became operational on 1st November, 2003 and has effectively taken over the functions of the two defunct commissions.