:::::Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST)
Tuesday 11th of December 2018
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MUST ICT SOLUTIONS AND INNOVATION CENTRE (MIIC)

ABOUT US

There has been a tremendous growth of businesses in Tanzania due to various reasons such as discovery of natural recourses, Mobile money banking and industrial revolution, hence attracting different investors. Some of the most famous innovations, such as Microsoft, MAXMALIPO, Facebook, Yahoo and Google, started from home backyard or in the universities as student’s project. Mbeya University of Science and Technology [MUST] established a centre “MUST ICT SOLUTIONS AND INNOVATION CENTRE”-MIIC to strengthen the minds of students and staff to create innovative solutions to solve problems in society. The University will use these innovations and solutions to engage industry in creating business that will stimulate economic activities in the country.

The Centre shall create collaboration with other organizations and engage in innovative and creative activities that will generate economic activity and add value to industry, entrepreneurs, students and the general public. Some of the activities include and not limited to conducting consultation seminars and research, development of intellectual property services, engaging industry in innovative product development and development of content and education applications. In order to engage industry and government, the University will select the key partners in defined areas of engagement that the university will work with in order to protect the business interests.

VISION
The vision of MIIC is to be a leader and cutting edge in ICT solutions and innovation across the country by providing innovative technologies and ICT solutions that are customers centered and that offer solutions to the society.

MAIN OBJECTIVES

  1. To accelerate employment and self-employment potential for MUST graduates.
  2. To enhance innovativeness of companies by fostering students entrepreneurship and creation of business start-ups.
  3. To open innovation approach (embedded systems deployment) in collaboration between universities and enterprises.
MIIC Projects
MIIC is devoted to provide innovative solutions in SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT, HARDWARE INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION, EMBEDDED SYSTEMS and ICT SERVICES.
  1. Software Development and Deployment
    • Mobile application development
    • Customize software application
    • Website services
    • Content management system
  2. Hardware Installation and Configuration
    • Networks LAN/WAN design, installation and configuration
    • CCTV camera installation and configuration
  3. Embedded Systems
    • Traffic Light design, implementation and deployment
  4. ICT services
    • ICT Consultancy
      • ICT project management
      • Tender evaluation
      • ICT policy development
      • ICT strategic planning
    • ICT Support
Training and Short courses
  • Onsite computer based (software) application training
    • Computer Applications
    • Advance Computer Applications
    • Website Designing and Hosting
    • Computer maintenance and repair
    • Information and Cyber Security
    • Photocopier Maintenance and Repair.
    • Java Web Development with Vaadin Framework
    • Software Problem Solving Skills
  • Boot Camp Training
    • CCNA Review Class
    • Cross Platform Mobile Apps Development
    • Object Oriented Programming with C++
    • Website Designing and Hosting
    • Linux System Administration

Eng. Justin Alipoki Mwakatobe

Title: Coordinator MIIC, Assistant Lecturer

Address:P. O. Box 131, Mbeya

Email:jmwakatobe@mustnet.ac.tz

Education: M.Eng. CS , Poland

Eng. Edwin P. Nchia

Title: Deputy Coordinator MIIC

Address:P. O. Box 131, Mbeya

Email:enchia@mustnet.ac.tz

Education: IFM

For more information, please contact:

Coordinator,

MUST ICT Solutions and Innovation Centre,

Mbeya University of Science and Technology,

P. O. Box 131, Mbeya, Tanzania

Email: miic@mustnet.ac.tz or jmwakatobe@mustnet.ac.tz

Website: www.mustnet.ac.tz