Academisch Medisch Centrum bij de Universiteit van Amsterdam (AMC)


Amsterdam UMC is a leading medical center that combines complex high-quality patient care, innovative scientific research, and education of the next generation health care professionals. We believe that health care practice, research and education belong together, with each shaping and informing the other: About Amsterdam UMC and Research at Amsterdam UMC: leading health and life sciences research

The Amsterdam Public Health research institute stimulates state-of-the-art research that contributes to the ever-growing health potential of individuals and communities across the life course. The institute concentrates its research efforts in nine research programs in which 1,700+ researchers from multidisciplinary disciplines are brought together. Amsterdam Public Health is a research institute that connects researchers from multiple disciplines to contribute to the health and care for all people, respecting social, ethnic and cultural diversity and across the life course: Amsterdam Public Health ( and other: Research institutes (

IRD (French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development)

IRD (French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development) is an internationally recognised multidisciplinary institute of >2000 researchers and technicians, working mainly in partnership with countries in the Global South. IRD operates under the joint authority of the French Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation and the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs. Founded in 1944, the Institute celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2024.

IRD sets its research priorities in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. IRD seeks to tackle the challenges facing us today through equitable scientific partnership with countries of the Global South: health, environmental, economic, social and cultural changes that affect the whole planet.

The IRD team in Generation H is based in the Montpellier Interdisciplinary centre on Sustainable Agri-food systems (MoiSA).

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

VU Amsterdam is a unique university with faculties in the humanities, STEM, social sciences and medical sciences. Our education and research are closely linked. We combine our top position in research with a strong social orientation, which has resulted in an excellent international reputation. Our education and research are distinctly multidisciplinary. This is reinforced by the fact that our faculties are all located on one campus. We are a true campus university in the heart of the Zuidas Knowledge District, sharing its excellent national and international position and accessibility.

Loughborough University (LU)


Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and it is underpinning academic disciplines. It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2023 QS World University Rankings – the seventh year running – and University of the Year for Sport by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2022.

Loughborough is ranked 7th in The UK Complete University Guide 2023, 10th in the Guardian University League Table 2024 and 10th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024. Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’, and in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 over 90% of its research was rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally-excellent’. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

The Loughborough University London campus is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities. It is home to influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators who provide students with the highest quality of teaching and the very latest in modern thinking.

University of Ghana 

The University of Ghana was established in 1948, the University of Ghana is Ghana’s premier university and a leading center of excellence for training, research and innovation in multiple fields. It was established for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research. As a University poised to distinguish itself in the area of research to make an impact at the national and international level, the University launched a new Strategic Plan (2014-2024) to consolidate the gains made toward becoming one of the top research-intensive university in the world. The University’s Vision is to become a world-class research-intensive University over the next decade. Its Mission is to create an enabling environment that makes University of Ghana increasingly relevant to national and global development through cutting-edge research as well as high quality teaching and learning.

African Population and Health Research Center

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading research institution based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a West Africa Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal. Renowned for its rigorous research and influence, APHRC focuses on population health and wellbeing in sub-Saharan Africa. Recognized with the 2015 UN Population Award, it consistently ranks as the top African think tank on domestic health policy. Aligned with Agenda 2063, APHRC addresses priority areas such as human capital development, urbanization, and health. Through these four themes, including Chronic Diseases Management, APHRC conducts observational and intervention research to inform policies and practices. Their work involves mobile technology interventions and policy engagement to tackle non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, with senior staffs who actively participate in NCD technical working groups, positioning APHRC at the forefront of influencing NCD prevention and care strategies.