For a solid science

SCNAT is committed to an efficient Swiss scientific system that serves society. It strengthens the exchange among the key players in science, raises awareness of the ethical responsibility of science and draws up guidelines for scientific work and its use.

Current projects

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Workshop We Scientists 2035

Research culture

Scientists need a good working environment that allows them to work creatively and efficiently.
Akademischer Nachwuchs

Young scientists

Awards and scholarships support the academic careers of young scientists.
Cern – CMS core removal during LS2

Infrastructures and networks

SCNAT supports the setup and maintenance of research facilities. It coordinates the operation of federal monitoring networks.

Inter- and transdisciplinarity

Societally-relevant questions require research that involves various disciplines as well as the state, industry and civil society.
Wandelhalle im Bundeshaus

Science policy

SCNAT is committed to creating a good environment for the Swiss sciences and it represents their interests in the political arena.

International Cooperation

SCNAT is involved into global networks and programmes and contributes to strengthening Switzerland as a research location.
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Swiss Young Academy

The Swiss Young Academy offers early-career researchers the opportunity to carry out inter- and transdisciplinary projects. With their commitment and contributions, its members strive to identify societal challenges at an early stage, offer solutions to these challenges and promote dialogue between science and society. The Swiss Young Academy was launched by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, to which the SCNAT belongs. swissyoungacademy