Connecting Knowledge with Opportunity, for good
To facilitate the development and implementation of technological solutions by encouraging the formation of international partnerships that overcome disciplinary boundaries and national borders.
To promote access to science, technology and innovation that is crucial to solving the world’s most pressing challenges and creating a sustainable planet for future generations.
SAIRA is the primary platform for international collaborations where challenges, expertise and innovative ideas are matched to create solutions for a sustainable future. We are an exhaustive resource for initiators of change and drivers of global transformation who are embarking on a journey of open innovation.
Our Core Values
Our Guiding Principles
We believe in a holistic approach of sustainability and a multidimensional vision of sustainable development that integrates economic, political, environmental, and cultural perspectives.
Inclusion & Ownership
We advocate for the inclusion of local expertise and know-how. Listening to those people affected by local and global challenges creates ownership that ensures adequate adaption and acceptance of innovative technologies and solutions.
Partnerships & Collaboration
We promote the creation of partnerships among research and technology organizations and the private sector to fuel exchange, collaboration and the transfer of technologies and know-how.
Innovation & Excellence
We enable excellence in R&D to implement innovative technologies that contribute to a sustainable planet.
Diversity & Interdisciplinarity
We believe in diverse views and interdisciplinary capabilities and expertise that are key to produce outstanding scientific achievements.
Commitment & Impact
We are committed to facilitating global collaborations aiming at consolidating outreach and deepening impact, instead of maximizing profits.