K4P Alliances involves several actions with Government Agencies, Public and Private Foundations in Europe, The USA, Africa and Brazil.
The initiative was launched in 2022 with the support of, among others, FLAD – Luso American Development Foundation.
The initial brainstorm meeting, in September 2022, was organized with the joint support of Orient Foundation, the Fundação Oswaldo Cruz – Fiocruz, CONFAP - National Council of State Funding Agencies (Brazil), CNPq – National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (Brazil), the Futures Institute and COPPE (UFRJ, Brasil), SANSA (South Africa Space Agency), Cabo Verde Government and TINIGUENA (Guinea Bissau), together with that of AIR Center - Atlantic International Research Centre, Ciência Viva, CEiiA – Engineering Centre and of the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, IN+ @Tecnico, University of Lisbon.
Activities in 2023/24 will consider the support of the Tinker Foundation, through CLAS – Center for Latin America Studies, University of Chicago.
The support of public foundations and institutions in Brazil has been particularly critical in the design of the initiative, including:
- Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz, Brasil
- CONFAP, Brazil
- CNPq, Brazil
- FAPESP, São Paulo, Brasil
- Fundação Araucária, Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil
- Instituto Rio Metropolitano, Governo do Estado do Rio de Janeiro