The Vision of TDTC is derived from the overall vision of the CoET as follows: 'to be renown nationally and internationally as the leading resource centre for developing and transferring innovative technologies to successfully resolve the challenges facing all sectors of the economy in Tanzania and the Southern African sub-region'.


Similarly, the Mission of TDTC is derived from that of the College as follows: 'to foster a competitive, efficient and environmentally sustainable production and service sector in Tanzania by; improving skills and knowledge through technology development, technology transfer, effective entrepreneurship and enhanced safety'


The basic objective for the establishment of the Centre is to strengthen the country's industrial competitiveness by promoting the efficient identification, management, development and commercialisation of

  1. Research outputs.
  2. Technologies from within the country.
  3. Technologies from outside the country.