The consortium partners

Building on its research-led expertise and Frontier Technologies Hub’s COVIDaction response, GDI Hub joined forces with the UCL Institute of Making, UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering and UKAid’s Frontier Technologies Hub to establish a dynamic, multidisciplinary team – bringing together unique skills across design, engineering, healthcare, product development, innovation and technology. Our partners include:

Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub)

GDI Hub is a research and practice centre driving disability innovation for a fairer world. Operational in 33 countries the GDI Hub develops bold approaches, partnerships, and ecosystems to accelerate global change. It has reached over 4 million people through its work since 2018. It harnesses academic excellence, innovative practice and co-creation to tackle global challenges from a new perspective. 

For more information visit GDI Hub

UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering

UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering stimulates and supports interdisciplinary, world-class research and innovation in healthcare engineering. We bring together leading researchers across UCL and our partner hospitals to develop the next generation of digital and medical technologies, transforming lives across the globe.

For more information visit UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering

UCL Institute of Making

The Institute of Making is a multidisciplinary research club for those interested in the made world: from makers of molecules to makers of buildings, synthetic skin to spacecraft, soup to diamonds, socks to cities. Membership of and day-to-day access to the Institute is available to all UCL staff and students.

For more information visit UCL Institute of Making

Frontier Technologies Hub

The Frontier Technologies Hub is a UKAid-funded programme that explores the application of frontier technologies to the biggest challenges in development.  The Hub works with innovators around the work to pilot and evaluate technologies like IoT, drones, blockchain and more as they are put to work on some of the world’s most wicked problems.

For more information visit Frontier Technologies Hub

The Assisting Living and Learning (ALL) Institute

ALL Institute is an inclusive research institute focused on the development and application of appropriate technologies, person-centred systems, and evidence-based policies and laws in order to empower people across their life course and enhance their quality of life. The ALL Institute works across disciplines, sectors, while remaining committed to independent research, and collaborates with civil society, policy makers, industry, intergovernmental organizations, United Nations agencies and most particularly individuals, especially those belonging to different marginalised groups. The ALL Institute is currently working in partnership with the Government of Kenya, in addition to other governments in East Africa, and throughout Europe.

For more information visit ALL Institute

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Government of Kenya

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection was established following the reorganization of Government in May, 2016. The Ministry has two State Departments; Labour and Social Protection. The two State Departments have existed in various forms since independence in 1963. They were under the then Ministry of East African Community, Labour and Social Service, prior to the reorganization of Government in 2016. It i s currently working with the AT2030 consortium to map the Kenyan assistive technology and innovation ecosystem to help inform a new assistive technology policy adn associated hub.

For more information visit Ministry of Laour and Social Protection

Blue Globe

Blue Globe Innovation is an innovation consultancy specialising in grand challenges, recognition and inducement prizes, SME support, energy access, and fostering open innovation. We work with partners across the globe with the ultimate goal of engaging communities to explore ideas and create platforms for innovative solutions. With a global approach and a passion for the most cutting-edge technology and initiatives, we help our wide range of clients tap into the power of the crowd.

For more information visit Blue Globe


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UK Aid

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