The ACU and SARIMA are holding an international conference on Research and innovation for global challenges from 10 - 14 May 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference aims to bring together research institutions, funders, policymakers, and the private sector in an open, honest, and international dialogue.

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is the world's first and oldest international university network, established in 1913. A UK-registered charity, the ACU has over 500 member institutions in developed and developing countries across the Commonwealth. Drawing on the collective experience and expertise of our membership, the ACU seeks to address issues in international higher education through a range of projects, networks, and events.

SARIMA is a stakeholder organisation that provides a platform for the promotion and facilitation of best practise in research and innovation management in Southern Africa. The purpose is to strengthen the research and innovation system to ensure the social and economic development of the region

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