The department strongly believes that collaboration is the foundation of success in all spheres of life. We have established linkages with government, industry and academia, notable among these linkages include:
- The university signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Amalthea Trust Foundation, a UK based charity organization and since 2011, the foundation has supported the department with biomedical training equipment and providing experts from the UK who come and train the students pursuing biomedical engineering.
- The university through the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering signed an MoU with NITA to promote research and education to strengthen information communication technology (ICT) capacity in Uganda. Currently a number of projects are on-going under this MoU
- A letter of intent between Kyambogo University DEEE and Daffodil International University, Bangladesh was signed in 2018 to promote educational collaboration and partnership between the two institutions.
- The department is currently involved in a research project “FORTUS UNUM: Clustering mini-grid networks to widen energy access and enhance utility network resilience” together with the University of Southampton, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Institute of Energy Study and Research, Nairobi, Rural Electrification Authority (REA), Kenya and Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Uganda. The project is funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and will go on up to April 2021.
- In 2018, the department entered into an understanding with Northumbria University Optical Communication Research Group to carry out collaborative research in the area of communication.