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Research institutes, centers and labs

Development Impact Lab (DIL)
DIL is a global consortium of research institutes, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and industry partners committed to advancing international development through science and technology innovations. DIL is headquartered at the University of California (UC) Berkeley.

MIT D-Lab
MIT D-Lab works with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global poverty challenges.

Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) 
Water policy institute that works with sustainable solutions for the world water crisis. SIWI manages projects, synthesizes research and publishes recommendations on topics related to water, environment, governance and human development.

Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) 
Through governance and local and regional management innovations, strategies for helping communities escape the poverty trap are shared.

International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) 
IRC is an independent organization headquartered in Holland, specialized in drinkable water supply and low cost sanitation in developing countries. It has a large library and it periodically publishes a very complete bulletin with specialized news.

Water and Environmental Development Centre (WEDC) 
It is one of the most recognized training and applied research centres in the field of water and development. It has a broad training offer and, for more than 30 years, has been annually holding an international conference on water and sanitation.