Partners

The Naturschutzbund has a long tradition of cooperation between science and nature conservation. For more than 100 years its members (including many scientists) have been working together to promote nature conservation in Austria. Due to the many different skills and the great shared expertise of its members, it is possible to work for nature conservation and at the same time collect valuable data on biodiversity.…
The Agency for Health and Food Safety GmbH (AGES) is a company of the Republic of Austria and was founded on 1 June 2002. AGES runs its own citizen science projects, such as the project "Tea Bag Index", in which experiments on the decomposition process in soil are conducted with the help of tea bags in order to better understand the global CO2 cycle. With…
The Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) is a social science institute, located in Vienna and employs about 60 people. The ZSI was founded in 1990 and since then has carried out over 600 projects worldwide. Citizen Science has also been part of the ZSI's research area for a long time. For example, staff members of the Institute have contributed to the White Paper on Citizen…
The Austrian Mycological Society (ÖMG) is a learned society. It represents the practical and scientific mycology and is open to all interested persons. The ÖMG has a long history dating back to 1919 and has been open to the public since its foundation. It was even founded especially to work closely with the population, because in the founding period there was a shortage of food,…
With almost 32,000 students, the University of Graz is the largest university in Styria and the second oldest university in Austria, as it was founded in 1585. With six faculties, the University of Graz is very broadly structured and deals, for example, with issues in the field of Catholic theology, as well as in the natural sciences and the social and economic sciences. Last but…
With 653 years of age and almost 94,000 students, the University of Vienna is the oldest and largest university in Austria. Since it was founded in 1365, the University of Vienna is also the oldest university in the German-speaking world. The university is divided into 15 faculties with 4 centres, which together offer 187 courses of study. The University of Vienna is very strong in…
The Österreichischer Austauschdienst (OeAD)-GmbH advises, promotes and supports international cooperation in education, science and research. It supports strategic development and accompanies implementation measures. It analyses international developments and develops recommendations and measures. Its core business is the exchange of people of all ages and educational levels. It supports institutional cooperation within Europe and worldwide. It accompanies international activities and coordinates and supports their implementation. The…
Open Knowledge Maps is a registered association that develops a revolutionary new method of visualizing scientific knowledge. Thus, one can see at a glance which areas have been researched on a certain topic or where there are still gaps. Access to Open Knowledge Maps is free of charge and therfore enables people who are not employed by an academic institution to discover and use knowledge.…
The AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology) is Austria's largest non-university research institution and is the specialist for the central infrastructure topics of the future among European research institutions. The AIT's research and technological development work results in fundamental innovations for the next generation of infrastructure technologies in the fields of Energy, Mobility Systems, Low-Emission Transport, Health & Bioresources, Digital Safety & Security, Vision, Automation &…
In its zoological and ecological studies, the Private Institute for Wildlife Biology Apodemus is engaged in basic research (e.g. habitat use, community and population ecology) and in topics of nature and species conservation. The Apodemus team designs specialized planning and development concepts and carries out population surveys and progress assessments. The evaluation methods include zoological skills such as preparation, the creation of statistical models as…