The Academy is pleased to have supported the following projects under UK- South Africa Industry Academia Partnership Programme to build bilateral industry-academic linkages which support South African universities in improving their engineering research and innovation output through strengthening industry linkages – specifically with SMEs - and leveraging and creating links with UK expertise. 

 

Lead South African University Industry Partner UK Partner Project Title
Tshwane University of Technology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications University of Bath Preparing the South African Built Environment for Climate Change Resilience (SABER)
University of the Witwatersrand Impala Platinum Limited - Rustenburg University of Exeter Gases and outbursts from lamprophyric rocks in the Bushveld Complex: working towards predictive methods to improve underground mine safety
Tshwane University of Technology Amt Composites University of Southampton TUT & UoS Solar vehicle engineering development exchange programme
University of KwaZulu-Natal; Durban University of Technology Eskolm University of Bristol Development of additional teaching and research capacity for modern power systems studies between The University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban University of Technology, Eskom and The University of Bristol
University of KwaZulu-Natal; Central University of Technology Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS),  South African Council on Large Dams (SANCOLD),  Water Research Commission (WRC), South African Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) University of Bath Support for the National Flood Studies Programme through the development of research capacity and training
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University "SITES-AFLA;   Sengenia Ltd"   City, University of London Advanced optical fibre sensor networks for improved structural health monitoring applications  
Tshwane University of Technology;   University of Johannesburg; Walter Sisulu University The Welding Insitute University of Leicester Teaching Methods and Research into Advanced Welding Technology for Improved Manufacturing in South Africa and the UK