Private sector and parastatal partners have a keen interest in the technology for development ecosystem. The following are a cross-section of private-sector partners from recent years.
The Meraka Institute (an operating unit of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa) have been a key partner on the Digital Doorway initiative.
Frog, a global innovation firm, are one of UNICEF’s lead design and innovation partners for mHealth work.
UNICEF has worked with Telenor, a global mobile communications group, on a number of projects through their CSR initiatives.
Over two years, more than 100 ThoughtWorks employees have devoted time and energy to the RapidFTR project.
In 2010, UNICEF Uganda partnered with Uganda Telecom to develop the national Birth and Death Registration system.