The national organisation Science et Cité is a charitable swiss foundation. It promotes dialog between Science and Society through low-threshold and innovative projects. It advocates appreciation and understanding of all sciences and makes their opportunities and limits a subject of discussion. Further it encourages feedback of the civil society to sciences. Science et Cité is not a grant-making foundation, but is operational itself. The funding is provided by service agreements and project partnerships. The foundation is based in Bern, Switzerland, and has regional branches in the swiss romandie and Ticino.