About DT

Developing Technologies was established in 2001 to make the engineering resources at UK universities available to indigenous communities and development agencies around the world. In collaboration with our partners we aim to develop affordable, sustainable technology solutions to target poverty alleviation. We also aim to promote skills transfer and local capacity building.


To help alleviate long-term chronic poverty in developing countries through the design, development and transfer of technology that is appropriate to the needs of poor communities.


  1. Meet real need by delivering appropriate technology at the point of need.
  2. Create lasting change through thorough long-term planning and testing.
  3. Maximise impact through strategic partnership and collaboration