Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

Collaboration in research

Through public-science alliances and private-science alliances and partnerships we cooperate in research with non-academic partners. Find a list of selected partners below (since 2010).

Agilent (Cartagenia)

Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. They collaborate in the research project Developing personalised medicine for surgery and surveillance in patients with chronic ulcerative colitis and so reducing the disease burden for patients and health care systems (SPOT-UCAN).
Website Agilent

Aids fonds/ Stop Aids Now! 

As per 1st of December 2016, STOP AIDS NOW! has gone forward as Aidsfonds. Aidsfonds aims to end AIDS and create a world in which everybody has access to prevention, treatment, care, and support services for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They collaborate in various health related research projects.
Website Stop Aids now!

Association of Childless Couples of Ghana (ACCOG)

The Association of Childless Couples of Ghana (ACCOG) is a Ghanaian non-faith based Non-Governmental Organization established and registered in July 2012. ACCOG seeks to provide a platform for childless couples to enjoy the benefits of marriage while facilitating their access to other options of having children. They also provide counseling and other support services to those divorced as a result of childlessness to enable them cope with their situation. They collaborate in the research project Involuntary Childlessness, Low Cost IVF and fertility associations in Ghana and Kenya.
Website ACCOG

CARE (Burundi)

CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. They collaborate in the research project Young Burundians tactical agency regarding sexual relations and decision making.
Website Care

Catalyze (the Netherlands)

Catalyze aims to accelerate the development of new products and applications in the field of life sciences and biotechnology. Catalyze is a one stop solution that provides knowledge and specialized services to support researchers, entrepreneurs, start-ups and companies engaged in bringing innovative ideas to the market. They collaborate in the research project Reaction: New research on the antiviral drug Favipiravir against Ebola.
Website Catalyze

Centre for Africa Bio-Entrepreneurship (CABE) (Kenya)

The Centre for African Bio-Entrepreneurship (CABE) is an established Non Governmental Organization (NGO) and a knowledge sharing International Non-Governmental Organization that seeks to improve the livelihoods of African smallholder farmers and youth by building their capacity in agribusiness, providing forward and backward linkages as well as providing and facilitating extension and advisory services. They collaboarte in the research project Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso.
Website CABE

CIRAD (France)

CIRAD is a French agricultural research organization working for development in the South and the French overseas regions. Its research work is generally conducted in partnership. They collaborate in the research project Deltas’ dealings with uncertainty in global knowledge travel.
Website CIRAD

Energie Steiermark (Austria)

This energy providing company in Austria collaborates in the research project Community Data-Lops for sustainable urban lifestyles (CODALoop).
Website Steiermark

European Anti-Poverty Network

The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) is the largest European network of national, regional and local networks, involving anti-poverty NGOs and grassroot groups as well as European Organisations, active in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. They collaborate in the research project Fairness and Attitudes about Inequality and Redistribution in Europe (FAIR-EUROPE).
Website EAPN

European Youth Forum (YFI)

The European Youth Forum (YFJ) is the platform of youth organisations in Europe. Representing 100 youth organisations, both National Youth Councils and International Non-Governmental Youth Organisations, youth organisations are the tool through which they empower, encourage, involve, represent, reach out and support young people. They collaborate in the research project The Next Generation: United in Diversity? 
Website YFI

European Trade Union Confederation (Brussels)

Europe's trade unions came together to form the ETUC, to speak with a single voice on behalf of European workers and have a stronger say in EU decision-making. The ETUC aims to ensure that the EU is not just a single market for goods and services, but is also a Social Europe, where improving the wellbeing of workers and their families is an equally important priority. They collaborate on the research project European Legitimacy in Governing through Hard Times: the roles of European Networks (ENLIGHTEN).
Website ETUC

Finance Watch (Brussels)

Finance Watch is an independent non-profit Members’ association set up in 2011 to act as a public interest counterweight to the powerful financial lobby. Their mission is to strengthen the voice of society in the reform of financial regulation by conducting advocacy and presenting public interest arguments to lawmakers and citizens. Their members are civil society organisations and expert individuals. They collaborate on the research project European Legitimacy in Governing through Hard Times: the roles of European Networks (ENLIGHTEN).
Website Finance Watch

Koninklijk Instituut van de Tropen (the Netherlands)

KIT is a not-for-profit organisation. Its foundation was the result of an initiative by a number of large business enterprises in conjunction with the government: an early example of public and private sector cooperation. KIT aims to enhance the positive impact of agencies, governments and corporations on sustainable development in low- and medium income countries. KIT is partner in various research projects.
Website KIT

Pentecost Hospital Ghana

Pentecost Hospital, Madina formerly Alpha Medical Center was established by the Church of Pentecost to provide health care to the people in the immediate Madina catchment area and beyond. It is the designated Ga East Municipal Hospital receiving referrals from the clinics and health centers in the Municipality and beyond. The Mission of the Hospital is to provide affordable and quality health care to all persons, especially the poor and the marginalized. They collaborate in the research project Involuntary Childlessness, Low Cost IVF and fertility associations in Ghana and Kenya​.
Website Pentecost

Oranjefonds (the Netherlands)

The Oranje Fonds is an endowed foundation and the largest in the area of social welfare in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It aims to promote participation in society. Our support brings people together, or enables them to find a new place in society. They collaborate in the research project The Next Generation: United in Diversity? 
Website Oranjefonds

PlusOneMinusOne (Turkey)

PlusOneMinusOne Software and Consulting Inc. is an internationally operating company that provides optimization and predictive analytics software for the banking sector. They collaborate in the research project Community Data-Lops for sustainable urban lifestyles (CODALoop).
Website P1M1

Resource Management Support Centre (RMSC) of the Forestry Commission (Ghana)

The RMSC is the technical wing of the Forestry Commission (FC). It is responsible for the exploration, development, facilitation, institutionalization and implementation and monitoring of effective and affordable forest management systems in Ghana. They collaborate in the research project Improving smallholders’ food and income security by introducing non-timber forest products in reforestation schemes and tree-crop farms.
Website RMSC

Rutgers Stichting (the Netherlands)

Rutgers is an international centre of expertise on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) founded and based in the Netherlands. Their research and many of our projects are carried out in the Netherlands and most primary and secondary schools here use their sexuality education packages. Their expertise is also applied worldwide. They collaborate in various research projects.
Website Rutgers

SOS kinderdorpen

SOS Kinderdorpen (Child Villages) supports vulnerable families and their children and aims to provide a loving family and home for each child. They collaborate in the research project The Social Exclusion of Vulnerable Youth
Website SOS Kinderdorpen

Stichting Bionext

Bionext connects Dutch biological chains from farmer to consumer. Bionext is supported by three foundations, Biohuis (farmers and horticulturists), BioNederland (producders and tradel) and the Biowinkelvereniging (bio stores). They collaborate in the research project DIVErsification through Rotation, Intercropping, Multiple cropping, Promoted with Actors and value-Chains Towards Sustainability (DRIVERIMPACTS).
Website Bionext

Stichting Kinderpostzegels Nederland

Stichting Kinderpostzegels Nederland is a Dutch organisation working to support the development of vulnerable children, wherever they are in the world. Under the motto ‘for children by children’ Kinderpostzegels combines decisiveness, knowledge and experience, money, action and support for those children whose development is threatened. They collaborate in the research project Her Choice - Building  child marriage free communities.
Website Kinderpostzegels

Stichting The Hunger Project

The Hunger Project Nederland is part of an international, non-profit organsiation which programmes throughout Africa, South Asia and Latin America are based on an innovative, holistic approach, which empowers women and men living in rural villages to become the agents of their own development and make sustainable progress in overcoming hunger and poverty. They collaborate in the research project Her Choice - Building  child marriage free communities.
Website Hunger Project

Stichting Volksbond (the Netherlands)

This foundation supports homeless people and people who are socially vulnerable. They aim to make a positive contribution to the long term improvement of life quality of their clients. They collaborate in the research project Vernieuwd Handelingsrepertoire en Reflectiekader voor Participatieprofessionals.
Website Volksbond

Task Justice Network (UK)

The Tax Justice Network is an independent international network launched in 2003. They are dedicated to high-level research, analysis and advocacy in the area of international tax and the international aspects of financial regulation. They map, analyse and explain the role of tax and the harmful impacts of tax evasion, tax avoidance, tax competition and tax havens. They aim to create understanding and debate and to promote reform, especially in poorer countries. They collaborate in the research project European Legitimacy in Governing through Hard Times: the roles of European Networks (ENLIGHTEN).
Website Task Justice Network

Tertium: Research and Strategy

Tertium is an office for research and strategy that engages society  in complex themes. They specialize in social participation in various fields including energy, urban development and scientific innovation. They collaborate in the research project R-LINK.
Website Tertium

UNESCO-IHE Delft

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world and is based in Delft, the Netherlands. The Institute confers fully accredited MSc degrees, and PhD degrees in collaboration with partner universities. They collaborate in the research project Deltas’ dealings with uncertainty in global knowledge travel.
Website UNESCO-IHE

UNICEF

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. They collaborate in the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding as part of their Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy (PBEA) programme, which is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Website UNICEF

WorldFish

WorldFish's mission is to reduce poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture. They collaborate in the research project Fish for food  security in city regions of India and Ghana.
Website WorldFish

Published by  AISSR

7 April 2017