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Fists in Solidarity

Our partners cover the spheres of Government, Tertiary Research Institutions and Industry

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The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) is mandated to give effect to the right of citizens to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being, and to have the environment protected for the benefit of present and future generations.


The government of Gauteng province in South Africa consists of a unicameral legislature elected by proportional representation, and an executive branch headed by a Premier who is elected by the legislature.

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Sida is Sweden's government agency for development cooperation. We strive to reduce poverty and oppression around the world, for a better world together.

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To provide leadership, an enabling environment, and resources for science, technology and innovation in support of South Africa’s development.


The International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

As part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) champions and funds research and innovation within and alongside developing regions to drive global change. We invest in high-quality research in developing countries, share knowledge with researchers and policymakers for greater uptake and use, and mobilize our global alliances to build a more sustainable and inclusive world.


 SAEON is a long-term environmental observation and research facility of the National Research Foundation (NRF). SAEON’s three focus areas are environmental observation, data management and education outreach.

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As the official representation of Switzerland, the embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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The SAAQIS is a web based interactive air quality information system which seeks to provide the state of air quality information to citizens and it is a research portal for strengthening policy development related to air quality issues


Africa-Canada Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation Consortium (ACADIC)

ACADIC brings together an interdisciplinary team of artificial intelligence experts, data scientists, disaster and emergency management experts,   clinical public health experts, epidemiologists, physicists, statisticians, mathematicians, modelers and software engineers   from Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Eswatini, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. ACADIC  is deeply engaged in using Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation.

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CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world's largest and most respected centres for scientific research.

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Global South Artificial Intelligence for Pandemic and Epidemic Preparedness and Response Network

The Global South Artificial Intelligence for Pandemic and Epidemic Preparedness and Response Network, is borne out of the promise of AI solutions across the Global South to improve the health system response to infectious disease outbreaks, and the commensurate need to examine important ethical, legal and social implications of these solutions on populations most susceptible to disease and compromised overall well-being.


University Of Surrey

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success.

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York University

York University is a top ranked international teaching and research university. We prepare our students for their long-term career and personal success.


The African Engineering and Technology Network (Afretec) is a pan-African collaboration of technology-focused universities from across the African continent. The creation of Afretec is a defining moment for the digital transformation of Africa. The network will build a strong knowledge creation and educational infrastructure on the continent. It will also provide a platform for its members to engage in deep collaboration that drives inclusive digital growth in Africa.


Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research

The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research uses critical problem-solving approaches to pursue effectiveness, equity, and excellence in global health. We are global health leaders, researchers, practitioners, and students working at the interface between research, policy, and practice to address 21st-century global health challenges.

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iThemba Labs

iThemba: The South African Laboratories for Accelerator Based Sciences is a multidisciplinary research facility that is based on the development, operation and use of particle accelerators and related research equipment.


The Universitat de València’s mission is to train competent professionals at European Professional Standard and to encourage prestigious research with international implications that will contribute to the development of our society. Through training and research, the UV will promote the field of dissemination of science and culture, and also promote the reaffirmation of the democratic values of the society in general, and in the Valencian society in particular.

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A leading comprehensive African university that thrives on quality and fosters collaborative and innovative cultures with its rural and urban campuses.



We are an international, interdisciplinary group of researchers who are passionate about using modern computer simulation techniques for promoting agent based modelling in as many disciplines as possible, ranging from biology, medicine, epidemiology, immunology to socio-economic questions like wealth distribtution, traffic flows and market behaviours.



The Sibanye Stillwater Digital Mining Laboratory (DigiMine) is a state of the art and one-of-a-kind laboratory. The aim of the laboratory is to make mining safer and more sustainable, using digital technologies. These technologies will enable a mine’s control system to autonomously observe, evaluate and take action, including moving towards real-time responses.


University of Cyprus

University of Cyprus aims to establish itself as a Pioneer Research Institution achieving International Scientific Recognition in European Higher Education, offering Competitive Programmes and to become a Centre of Excellence in the wider Euro – Mediterranean Region.

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Internationally distinguished for research, high academic standards and commitment to social justice in Africa and beyond.



Healthmetryx, Inc. (Healthmetryx), of Boston, Massachusetts, is a health data analytics company that specializes in breath-based, respiratory, early-detection/self-monitoring technology. Through our patent-pending, wearable, Internet of Things, data-collection device, the Clarinet®, we originate anonymized, real-time, respiratory data and ambient air-composition data.


Sensirion AG

Sensirion has more than 20 years of experience in developing and manufacturing sensor solutions. With this expertise, we support our customers with mechanical design-in, the development of complex algorithms and the integration of their software into embedded and cloud-based systems.

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NORDIC Semiconductor

Nordic Semiconductor plays a key role in the realization of the wireless future. We remain passionately committed to ultra-low power wireless technology done right.


Kutleng Engineering Technologies

Kutleng Engineering Technologies is a consulting engineering company whose skills stretch across the Built Environment, Information Technology as well as Advanced Computer Systems Technology; the key focus being in engineering planning and design, architecture, training and project and contracts management.


Perovskia is a Swiss cleantech startup commercializing digitally printed perovskite solar cells.
Transforming how solar cells will be adopted into electronic devices, IoT, and sensors.

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