Empowering international researchers to make a greater local impact


We are here to empower the research efforts of scientists and entrepreneurs by providing assistance and facilitating on-the-ground research collaborations in Africa.

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Africa-based research has been struggling

Let’s list some of the reasons why you should contact us before it’s too late. Due to a lack of adequate direct partners on the ground, researchers face a flurry of issues, including those listed on the right.

Obtaining verified research permits and approvals

Navigating cultural differences and language barriers

Getting easy access to local resources and infrastructure

Securing funding for research on the continent

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African research design

We offer assistance with all aspects of research, including study design, data collection and analysis, logistics, and administrative support. We help you develop innovative research designs that are tailored to the local context.

Collaboration facilitation

We facilitate cross-disciplinary collaboration between researchers, practitioners, and other stakeholders to address complex research questions and challenges, connecting you with local institutions and experts who can provide additional support and insights.

Capacity training

We provide training and capacity building programs to help build the skills of local researchers and research staff that work with you. This could include training in laboratory techniques, study design, data analysis, and project management, among other areas.

Regulatory support

We provide regulatory support to help you navigate the complex bureaucratic processes required to conduct research in Africa. This could include assistance with obtaining research permits and approvals, and ensuring that research is conducted in compliance with local regulations.

Cultural training

We offer cultural training for international researchers who are working or plan to work in Africa. This helps researchers to better understand the local culture and customs, and to work more effectively with local communities and research partners.

Community engagement

We work with local communities to ensure that research is conducted in an ethical and socially responsible manner. This includes engaging with community leaders, providing education and outreach programs, and involving local communities in the research process.


Committed To Keep Research Community-driven

We aim to support research projects that are responsive to the needs of the people, and that have a greater chance of producing results that can improve lives.

We Follow Best Practices

By upholding the highest standards of research practice, we aim to promote innovative and impactful research. We prioritize:

About our team

We are the leading contract research organization in Benin


Strategic Director | Biomedical Scientist


Pharmacologist |

Peace Dennis

Biomedical Scientist | Health Informatics Expert

What our clients say


Past client

Alice Howard


Past client

Nathan Marshall


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Frequently Asked Questions

RoK Diagnostics provides support services for a wide range of research projects in Africa, including studies in global health, environmental science, social science, and more.

RoK Diagnostics offers a variety of support services for researchers, including assistance with study design, data analysis, logistics, project management, and more. We also offer training and capacity building programs to help researchers build skills and knowledge.

We work closely with local communities and partners to ensure that research is conducted in a respectful manner. We also offer cultural training to international researchers to help them better understand local customs and practices.

Yes, RoK Diagnostics works extensively with local partners in Africa, including universities, research institutes, NGOs, and other organizations. Our local partnerships help us to provide unique and valuable insights into the local context for researchers.