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 Science and have thus decisively influenced Citizen Science on a European level. ZSI was significantly involved in the EU project Captor and was working on the measurement of ozone together with citizens. Furthermore, ZSI is working with 18 other institutions on the quality criteria catalogue for Citizen Science projects on the platform Österreich forscht.
For the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI):
Scientific Director and CEO, Dr. Klaus Schuch