On 11 March 2019 Ambassador Sven-Olov Carlsson, Head of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan, visited the ISTC Main Office in Astana to discuss with ISCT Executive Director David Cleave ten going transition of the organization and its relations with the host country- Kazakhstan.
Mongolian and Kazakh Scientists and Engineers receive training from EU CBRN CoE Project 53 as Biosafety Cabinet Field Certifiers and become NSF accredited
On a Visit to ISTC Main Office Ambassador Kasai of Japan Vows Staunch Support for the Activities of the Center
On 22 February 2019, Ambassador Tatsuhiko Kasai, the new Ambassador of Japan to Kazakhstan, visited the ISTC Main Office in Astana, on the invitation by the ISTC Executive Director David Cleave.
On 19 February 2019 ISTC Executive Director David Cleave visited the Embassy of Mongolia in Astana to discuss with Ambassador Luvsan Battulga the cooperation between ISTC and Mongolia on topics of common interest and the prospects for further and more structured relationship between Mongolia and ISTC.
On 4 February 2019 H.E. Dr. Said ben Muhammed Al Barami visited the ISTC Main Office to discuss with ISCT Executive Director David Cleave matters pertaining to cooperation with ISTC on bilateral and regional basis, within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
As part of its transition ISTC became engaged with the implementation of a number of EU regional projects in Central Asia, the Middle East and in Africa.