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. 

Project Title South African Lead University South African Industry Partner UK University
Preparing the South African Built Environment for Climate Change Resilience (SABER)  
Tshwane University of Technology
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications University of Bath
Gases and outbursts from lamprophyric rocks in the Bushveld Complex: working towards predictive methods to improve underground mine safety University of the Witwatersrand Impala Platinum Limited – Rustenburg University of Exeter
TUT & UoS Solar vehicle engineering development exchange programme Tshwane University of Technology amt composites University of Southampton
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; Durban University of Technology Eskom  
University of Bristol
Support for the National Flood Studies Programme through the development of research capacity and training 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
Advanced optical fibre sensor networks for improved structural health monitoring applications Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University SITES-AFLA; 
Sengenia Ltd
 
City, University of London
Teaching Methods and Research into Advanced Welding Technology for Improved Manufacturing in South Africa and the UK Tshwane University of Technology; 
University of Johannesburg; Walter Sisulu University
The Welding Institute University of Leicester
CAPE Partnership: Characterisation Advances in Particle Engineering University of Cape Town   MPTech, Amira international University of Leeds
Delivery of training in Carbon Capture and Storage for industry-oriented projects University of Western Cape  Peprime, South African National Energy Development Institute, Geolympus Coventry University, Heriot Watt University, University of Nottingham
Design and maintenance optimisation for large-scale PV arrays University of Pretoria Carbon Reduction Technology, Northumbria Energy University  of Liverpool
Transforming teaching and learning in engineering through the application of Virtual Reality (VR) University of Johannesburg The Virtual Space Manchester Metropolitan University
Investigating potable water distribution networks and consumer demand for systems subjected to low pressures and intermittent supply Stellenbosch University  GLS Consulting Engineers, Metashpere Sheffield University
Towards the adoption of the ‘fall cone’ as the Standard Method of determining the Index Parameters in South African Cape University of Technology  Letaba Geotechnical University of East London
ANSDAC - African Neutron and Synchroton Data Analysis Competency University of Cape Town & University of the Western Cape SASOL University of Glasgow
Infrastructure for Water Resilience in Urban Areas University of Venda Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): South Africa Bath University