Our research brings about a positive impact on lives, culture, industry, and society.

The immensity and interdisciplinary nature of our research, sparks imaginative and inventive insights and solutions. Our research solves real-world problems through a network of collaborations with Academia, Research Institutes, Enterprises, NGOs and Community based organisations. We aim to use our research to contribute to a better understanding of society, on the basis of which we develop solutions to social problems.

Our research is structured around six Research Themes. They are interdisciplinary, completely open-ended and overlapping.

Technology for Development
Life Sciences and Health
Global Prosperity
Peaceful and Inclusive Societies
Sustainability and Resilience
Heritage and Creativity