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Vision and Mission


H3D is Africa’s first integrated drug discovery and development centre. The Centre was founded at the University of Cape Town in April 2010 and pioneers world-class drug discovery in Africa.

Our Vision

To be the leading organisation for integrated drug discovery and development on the African continent.

Our Mission

  • Discover and develop innovative, life saving medicines for communicable diseases that predominantly affect African patients

  • Building Africa-specific models to contribute to improving treatment outcomes in African patients

  • Educating African scientists in drug discovery-related sciences