Science for essential needs

Antenna Technologies is a Swiss foundation committed to the scientific research of technological, health and economic solutions in partnership with universities, non-profit organizations and private companies to meet the basic needs of marginalized populations in developing countries.

1 Science

We are constantly on the lookout for great new ideas.

Antenna Technologies Foundation develops technological, health and commercial solutions in partnership with universities, nonprofit organizations and private companies to meet the basic needs of marginalized populations in developing countries.

Local input

Our solutions respond to the needs of end users living at the Base of the Pyramid and are designed and adapted with input from our eld partners. We develop and transfer affordable, ef cient, durable and simple technologies.

2 Field testing

We attract nancial resources, talent, partners and access to the eld to test the ideas.

Technologies

Local contexts and circumstances guide our developments. The technologies we transfer are
eld tested and re ned to meet consumer needs, and are designed to be user friendly and affordable. We also study and promote traditional health remedies and locally-produced medicines. In addition, we test business models so our technologies can be used for income generating activities.

3 Technologies tranfer

We build a diverse and resilient ecosystem to disseminate our solutions.

Partnership

We partner with companies, their Corporate Social Responsibility departments and their foundations to scale faster and make our products more affordable and available. Antenna also collaborates with international organizations and local NGOs to maximize networks, resources and results. Government institutions are vital partners for awareness campaigns and dissemination through public sector institutions (schools, hospitals, etc.).

Social Entreprises & Microfinance

Antenna designs micro nance and micro leasing options, facilitates technology transfer, and is an angel investor in new and existing social enterprises.

We believe businesses create jobs, ensure greater access to products, and increase community revenues.

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