ABOUT SAIRA

THE OPEN INNOVATION HUB FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

CONNECTING KNOWLEDGE WITH OPPORTUNITY

Launched in 2019, SAIRA was born out of the World Association of Industrial & Technological Research Organization to foster international collaboration in research and development and to tackle the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. By bringing established researchers together with companies, start-ups, NGOs, government agencies, and impact investors, SAIRA strives to utilize the power of collaborative innovation and research to contribute towards a more sustainable world.

SAIRA 2.0 - RELAUNCH IN 2021

SAIRA IS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER OPEN INNOVATION PLATFORMS.

  • First NEWblockchain-secured open innovation platform focusing on the SDGs.
  • Proven methodology protecting IP rights of users.
  • Trusted by the world’s leading applied research and technology organizations and universities.
  • NEWBSCW Social – Shared Workspace System for efficient project management.
  • NEWManaged by the Secretariat of WAITRO
  • Free of charge and publicly available for WAITRO members and NEWnon-WAITRO members.

WHAT SAIRA STANDS FOR

Sustainability

Focus on international collaborations for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Access

Guided by principles of inclusiveness – publicly available and free of charge.

Innovation

Driven by a clear value proposition and our mission: Enhancing collaborative innovation.

Research

A digital gateway to R&D service providers from around the world, including experts from WAITRO members.

Application

Designed to deliver applicable solutions with benefits for societies and economies.

 

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

HOW IT WORKS
MEET THE TEAM
SUPPORT AND SERVICES
IP RIGHTS & BLOCKCHAIN

FINDING THE RIGHT PARTNER ISN'T EASY. USING SAIRA IS.

Five words that define what we do. Our name and logo stand for simplicity. With SAIRA you can discover and provide new collaboration opportunities, connect with experts and catalyze or scale solutions - efficiently and for free.

SAIRA TEAM AT THE WAITRO OFFICE

SAIRA is managed by the WAITRO Secretariats’ Office in Germany, a team dedicated towards facilitating International research collaborations and empowering relevant stakeholders to realize their full potential.

COMPLEMENTARY SERVICES

We offer various complementary services to foster fruitful collaborations and create incentives for the development and deployment of innovative technologies.

IP RIGHTS & BLOCKCHAIN

In the context of open innovation, the protection of intellectual property (IP) plays a crucial role. Without IP protection, you may not want to share any ideas. Open innovation and protecting ideas as well as intellectual property can go hand in hand, if relevant stipulations are in place.
HOW IT WORKS

FINDING THE RIGHT PARTNER ISN'T EASY. USING SAIRA IS.

Five words that define what we do. Our name and logo stand for simplicity. With SAIRA you can discover and provide new collaboration opportunities, connect with experts and catalyze or scale solutions - efficiently and for free.
MEET THE TEAM

SAIRA TEAM AT THE WAITRO OFFICE

SAIRA is managed by the WAITRO Secretariats’ Office in Germany, a team dedicated towards facilitating International research collaborations and empowering relevant stakeholders to realize their full potential.
SUPPORT AND SERVICES

COMPLEMENTARY SERVICES

We offer various complementary services to foster fruitful collaborations and create incentives for the development and deployment of innovative technologies.
IP RIGHTS & BLOCKCHAIN

IP RIGHTS & BLOCKCHAIN

In the context of open innovation, the protection of intellectual property (IP) plays a crucial role. Without IP protection, you may not want to share any ideas. Open innovation and protecting ideas as well as intellectual property can go hand in hand, if relevant stipulations are in place.

FIND THE RIGHT PARTNER

READY TO GET STARTED?

Global challenges are nearly impossible to tackle when established experts and upstart innovators work in silos. If research and technology organizations, governments, NGOs, and the private sector could collaborate on global challenges more easily, lasting solutions would certainly come more quickly. SAIRA aims to make that happen.