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.
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.
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 field partners. We develop and transfer affordable, ef cient, durable and simple technologies.
2 Field testing
We attract financial resources, talent, partners and access to the field to test the ideas.
Local contexts and circumstances guide our developments. The technologies we transfer are
field 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.
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.