The following five points summarize PRERNA's comparative advantages in relation to other networks :

  • A pool of interdisciplinary talent working in collaboration and synergy.

  • An inbuilt pipeline of young investigators for talent development and sustainability.

  • Engagement in program implementation - rather than individual projects.

  • Global connectivity coupled with local immersion and bottom-up creativity.

  • Strategically positioned to move from research to policy and to practice - and to influence policy decisions.