Platinum Sponsors:


Zambia Research and Development Centre (ZRDC)

The Zambia Research and Development Centre (ZRDC) is an institution with an overall goal of contributing to national development through capacity building and community Development. It was established in 2007 by a group of professionals and Lecturers from the University of Zambia with extensive experience in research and consultancy. It is registered with the Ministry of Home affairs under the Registrar of Societies. ZRDC aims to pursue cutting-edge research with a view of contributing to Zambia's social and economic development.

Information and Communications University (ICU)

The Information and Communications University (ICU) is registered with the Higher Education Authority (HEA), under the Ministry of Higher Education to offer distance (e-Learning), and full-time education in Zambia. It is also working in collaboration with National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute”, Moscow, Russia in the field of scientific research, teaching innovation, teaching staff members exchange, student exchange, and joint education programs.

Silver Sponsors:


Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA)

The Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) is a semi-autonomous executive agency of the Zambian Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry. Its principal functions are to operate a legal system for registration and protection of commercial and industrial property and to serve as a legal depository of the information tendered for registration.

Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

The Engineering Institution of Zambia was re-established under the EIZ Act No. 17 of 2010 for the purpose of promoting and regulating the engineering profession. Under regulation it provides for the registration of engineering organizations and regulates their professional conduct.

Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA)

The Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA) has the mandate to develop, manage, and operate the Zambia Qualifications Framework (ZQF). It carries out verification and evaluation of Zambian and foreign qualifications to their equivalent on the Zambia Qualifications Framework.

National Technology Business Centre (NTBC)

The National Technology Business Centre fosters growth through innovations and technology. It provides the following services: advise on intellectual property protection and utilization; Business development services; Commercialization of Innovative local products etc.