The founding partners of AITE are:
Coventry University, with its internationally recognised strengths as a dynamic global enterprising University, has received various accolades for its role in enterprise and entrepreneurship such as being the University of the Year 2016 in the UK, recipient of the Queens Award for Enterprise and past winner of the Entrepreneurial University Award in the UK. Coventry University have an established footprint on the Africa continent via its connections with the Association of Africa Universities (AAU) and participation in various projects currently and in the past. The newly formed International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE) is at the heart of its enterprise and entrepreneurship journey.
Stellenbosch University is one of the top research universities in Africa and for the past three years it has been acknowledged as the institution with the highest scientific publication output per academic staff member in South Africa. In 2012 SU featured in two university world rankings for the second consecutive year. The University has aligned its teaching and learning, research and community interaction initiatives with the national and international development agenda: eradicating poverty and related conditions; promoting human dignity and health; promoting democracy and human rights; promoting peace and security; and promoting a sustainable environment and a competitive industry. Stellenbosch University also have an established footprint on the Africa continent via various projects; and, also maintain close links with the Association of Africa Universities (AAU) through its key facilitating role and participation in various projects across the continent.
The University of Cape Coast is an equal opportunity university uniquely
placed to provide quality education through the provision of comprehensive, liberal and professional programs that challenge students to be creative, innovative, and morally responsible citizens.
The University constantly seeks alternative ways to respond to changing needs and as such show a perfect fit with the philosophy of transformational entrepreneurship.