The Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior

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The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science is a formally independent non-governmental and non-profit association of German research institutes founded in 1911 as the Kaiser Wilhelm Society and renamed the Max Planck Society in 1948 in honor of its former president, theoretical physicist Max Planck. The society is funded by the federal and state governments of Germany.

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University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Australia

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is an Australian public university with its largest campus in the Sydney suburb of Kensington.Established in 1949, UNSW is a research university, one of the founding members of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australian research-intensive universities, and of Universitas 21, a global network of research universities. It has international exchange and research partnerships with over 200 universities around the world.
University of Edinburgh
Scotland

University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities. It layed an important role in leading Edinburgh to its reputation as a chief intellectual centre during the Age of Enlightenment, and helped give the city the nickname of the Athens of the North. Link: https://www.ed.ac.uk  
Earthwatch Australia
Australia

Earthwatch Australia

Earthwatch connects people with scientists worldwide to conduct environmental research and empowers them with the knowledge they need to conserve the planet. Since its founding in 1971, Earthwatch has been taking action to address global change through a time-tested model of citizen science and community engagement. By pairing citizen science volunteers from all sectors of society with researchers around the world, Earthwatch teams have helped to safeguard critical habitats, conserve biodiversity, and promote the sustainable use of natural resources.
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College (Irish: Coláiste na Tríonóide), officially the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, a research university located in Dublin, Ireland. The college was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I.Academically, it is divided into three faculties comprising 25 schools, offering degree and diploma courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.The Library of Trinity College is a legal deposit library for Ireland and Great Britain, containing over 6.2 million printed volumes and significant quantities of manuscripts, including the Book of Kells.
University of Vienna
Austria

University of Vienna

The University of Vienna (German: Universität Wien) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria. It was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365 and is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. With its long and rich history, the University of Vienna has developed into one of the largest universities in Europe, and also one of the most renowned, especially in the Humanities. It is associated with 15 Nobel prize winners and has been the academic home to a large number of scholars of historical as well as of academic importance. In 2017 they joined Citizen Science Network Austria with an ever increasing number of projects.
Agroscope
Switzerland

Agroscope

Agroscope is the Swiss centre of excellence for agricultural research, and is affiliated with the Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG). Agroscope makes an important contribution to a sustainable agriculture and food sector as well as to an intact environment, thereby contributing to an improved quality of life.
University of Queensland
Australia

University of Queensland

The University of Queensland is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. Founded in 1909 by the Queensland parliament, UQ is one of the six sandstone universities, an informal designation of the oldest university in each state. The University of Queensland is ranked second nationally by the Australian Research Council and equal second in Australia based on the average of four major global university league tables. The University of Queensland is a founding member of edX, Australia's research-intensive Group of Eight and the global Universitas 21 network.
Science et Cité Foundation
Switzerland

Science et Cité Foundation

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.
Stockholm University
Sweden

Stockholm University

Stockholm University (Swedish Stockholms universitet) is a public university in Stockholm, Sweden, founded as a college in 1878, with university status since 1960. Stockholm University has two scientific fields: the natural sciences and the humanities / social sciences. With over 70,000 students at four different faculties: law, humanities, the mathematical, and natural sciences, it is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. The institution is regarded as one of the top 100 universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU, QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE). As with other public…
University of Zurich
Switzerland

University of Zurich

The University of Zurich (UZH, German: Universität Zürich), located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with over 26,000 students. It was founded in 1833 from the existing colleges of theology, law, medicine and a new faculty of philosophy. Currently, the university has seven faculties: Philosophy, Human Medicine, Economic Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Theology, and Veterinary Medicine. The university offers the broadest range of subjects and courses of any Swiss higher education institution. Since 2017 the University of Zurich has a Citizen Science Competence Center that aims at engaging academic scientists and the public in next-generation citizen science projects. Link: https://www.uzh.ch/de.html 
Ghent University
Belgium

Ghent University

Ghent University (Dutch: Universiteit Gent, abbreviated as UGent) is a public research university located in Ghent, Belgium. It was established in 1817 by King William I of the Netherlands. After the Belgian revolution of 1830, the newly formed Belgian state began to administer the university. In 1930, the university became the first Dutch-speaking university in Belgium, whereas French had previously been the standard academic language. In 1942 the Book Tower (Boekentoren), the universities most famous building was opened. It houses the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy. Designed by Henry van de Velde, it has since been the chief architectural feature…
University of Delaware
USA

University of Delaware

The University of Delaware (colloquially UD or Delaware) is a public research university located in Newark, Delaware. With it's main campus in Newark and satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes and Georgetown, it is consicered a large institution with aprroxmimately 18,500 untergraduate and 4,500 graduate students. UD is classified as a Doctoral University-Very High Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. UD is one of the top 100 public institutions for federal obligations in science and engineering and interdisciplinary initiatives in energy science and policy, the environment, and in human health.
University of Gothenburg
Sweden

University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg (Swedish: Göteborgs universitet) is a university in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg. The University is the third-oldest of the current Swedish universities and with 37,000 students and 6000 staff members it is one of the largest universities in the Nordic countries. With its eight faculties and 38 departments, the University of Gothenburg is one of the most wide-ranging and versatile universities in Sweden. Its eight faculties offer training in the Creative Arts, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Education, Information Technology, Business, Economics and Law, and Health Sciences.
University of Sydney
Australia

University of Sydney

The University of Sydney (informally, USyd or USYD) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it was Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading faculties. It's is colloquially known as one of Australia's sandstone universities. Its campus is ranked in the top 10 of the world's most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post, spreading across the inner-city suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington. The university comprises nine faculties and university schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. In 2014 it had 33,505 undergraduate…
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Austria

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, or simply BOKU (derived from its German name, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, founded in 1872, is an education and research center for renewable resources in Vienna, Austria. BOKU combines fundamental and applied expertise in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and biotechnology as well as social and economic sciences to enhance the knowledge basis for sustainable management of natural resources. It is a member of the leading Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) university network. There are currently around 12,500 students from over 100 countries enrolled at BOKU.Citizen Science has a long tradition at BOKU. In addition to…
Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics
Austria

Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics

The Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics (German: Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik, ZAMG) is the national meteorological and geophysical service of Austria. It is a subordinate agency of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research. The ZAMG headquarters are located in Vienna, with regional offices in Salzburg, Innsbruck, Graz, and Klagenfurt. ZAMG was founded in 1851 and is the oldest weather service in the world. Its task is not only to operate monitoring networks and to conduct research in various fields, but also to make the results available to the public.ZAMG has a long tradition of involving the…
European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

The European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) is a non-profit association set up to encourage the growth of the Citizen Science movement in Europe in order to enhance the participation of the general public in scientific processes, mainly by initiating and supporting citizen science projects as well as performing research on citizen science. ECSA is framing citizen science as an open and inclusive approach, for example by supporting and being part of the exploration, shaping and development of the different aspects of the citizen science movement, its better understanding and use for the benefit of decision making.  
Vetenskap & Allmänhet Organisation
Sweden

Vetenskap & Allmänhet Organisation

Vetenskap & Allmänhet is a Swedish non-profit civil society organisation that works to promote dialogue and openness between researchers and the public. The organisation was founded in 2002 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.Vetenskap & Allmänhet's members consist of some 80 organisations, authorities, universities, companies and associations. In addition, it has a number of individual members. The organisation is funded through membership fees, project grants and a grant from the Swedish Ministry of Education and Research.
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sweden

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Swedish: Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet) (SLU) is a university in Sweden. Although its head office is located in Ultuna, Uppsala, the university has several campuses in different parts of Sweden, the other main facilities being Alnarp in Lomma Municipality, Skara, and Umeå. Unlike other state owned universities in Sweden, it is funded through the budget for the Ministry for Rural Affairs. The University was co-founder of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) which was established in 2001.
Lund University
Sweden

Lund University

Lund University is the most popular University of Sweden. It was founded in 1666 and is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40,000 students and 7,400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. "We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition."
University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow (abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded by papal bull in 1451, it is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. Along with the universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and St Andrews, the university was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century.
Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA)
Australia

Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA)

The Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA) was formed to advance citizen science through the sharing of knowledge, collaboration, capacity building, and advocacy.It was conceived at the Inaugural Citizen Science Workshop hosted by the Queensland Museum in Brisbane on May 6th, 2014. A large number of dedicated volunteers came together and formed working groups to actively develop the structure of ACSA and build awareness of Australian citizen science, both nationally and globally. It's a member-based community that supports, informs, and promotes citizen science. ACSA membership is open to citizen science project managers, volunteers, or anyone interested in citizen science.
Natural History Museum Vienna (NHM)
Austria

Natural History Museum Vienna (NHM)

The Natural History Museum Vienna (German: Naturhistorisches Museum Wien) is a large natural history museum located in Vienna, Austria. It is one of the most important natural history museums worldwide.The NHM Vienna is one of the largest museums and non-university research institutions in Austria and an important centre of excellence for all matters relating to natural sciences. The museum's 39 exhibition rooms cover 8,460 square meters and present more than 100,000 objects. It is home to 30 million objects available to more than 60 scientists and numerous guest researchers who carry out basic research in a wide range of topics…
Catta
Switzerland

Catta

catta brings science to people in an understandable and humorous way. Those who wish can participate in real research projects. catta also advises in the areas of science communication, citizen science and scientainment, and designs and implements projects.
Kristianstad University
Sweden

Kristianstad University

Kristianstad University (HKR) is a university in southern Sweden. It was founded in 1977 and has 14,000 students from all over the world. The university defies istself by openness and respect. Kristianstad University offer 50 programmes and 300 courses, all of which are distinguished by science, research and great pedagogical quality. They are the only Swedish university that offers work integrated education in all their undergraduate programmes, making students well-prepared for the future.
Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle
Austria

Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle

The Konrad Lorenz Research Center (KLF) was founded in 1973 when Konrad Lorenz retired and returned to Austria, looking for a suitable location for his research, which he found in the picturesque Grünau im Almtal, Upper Austria.Since 2011, the Konrad Lorenz Research Center (KLF) officially belongs to the University of Vienna. About 20 researchers from Austria and around the world conduct exciting and widely acclaimed basic research on geese, ravens and the northern bald ibis that roam freely in the Almtal.
The Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior
Germany

The Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior

The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science is a formally independent non-governmental and non-profit association of German research institutes founded in 1911 as the Kaiser Wilhelm Society and renamed the Max Planck Society in 1948 in honor of its former president, theoretical physicist Max Planck. The society is funded by the federal and state governments of Germany.
The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Australia

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is a major botanical garden located in the heart of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Opened in 1816, the garden is the oldest scientific institution in Australia and one of the most important historic botanical institutions in the world. It is open every day of the year and access is free. Its stunning position on Sydney Harbour and immediately adjacent to the Sydney central business district, the Sydney Opera House and the large public parklands of The Domain ensure it is one of the most visited attractions in Sydney.
National Museums of Kenya
Kenya

National Museums of Kenya

The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation that manages museums, sites and monuments in Kenya. It carries out heritage research, and has expertise in subjects ranging from palaeontology, ethnography and biodiversity research and conservation. Its headquarters and the National Museum (Nairobi National Museum) are located on Museum Hill, near Uhuru Highway between Central Business District and Westlands in Nairobi. The National Museum of Kenya was founded by the East Africa Natural History Society (E.A.N.H.S.) in 1910. The Society's main goal has always been to conduct an ongoing critical scientific examination of the natural attributes of the East…
School of Pharmacy Cardiff
Vereinigtes Königreich

School of Pharmacy Cardiff

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is part of the Cardiff University, a public research university in Cardiff, Wales. Founded in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire (University College Cardiff from 1972), it became a founding college of the University of Wales in 1893. It merged with the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology (UWIST) in 1988 to form the University of Wales College, Cardiff (University of Wales, Cardiff from 1996). The college adopted the public name Cardiff University in 1999; in 2005 this became its legal name, when it became an independent…
Swedish National Space Agency
Sweden

Swedish National Space Agency

The Swedish National Space Agency, SNSA, is a central governmental agency under the Ministry of Education and Research. SNSA is responsible for national and international activities relating to space and remote sensing, primarily research and development.
University of Salzburg
Austria

University of Salzburg

The University of Salzburg, also known as the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (German: Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg, PLUS), named after its founder, Prince-Archbishop Paris Lodron, is a public university in Salzburg municipality, Salzburg state, Austria. It is divided into the four faculties Natural Sciences, Cultural and Social Sciences, Law and Catholic Theology. Established in 1622, the university was closed in 1810 and re-established in 1962. Today, it has around 18,000 students and 2,800 employees and is the largest educational institution in Salzburg state.The University of Salzburg sees great potential for projects that bring together citizens with science. It is an excellent…
State Archive Baden-Württemberg
Germany

State Archive Baden-Württemberg

The national archives of Baden-Württemberg were established in 2005 and include all Baden-Württemberg state archives. It preserves the historical tradition of the state of Baden-Württemberg since 1952 and the culture of predecessor territories since the Middle Ages. As a provincial competence center, the Landesarchiv ensures that the archival tradition of Baden-Württemberg as part of the cultural heritage and culture of remembrance is safeguarded, preserved and made accessible to anyone interested.
Global 2000
Austria

Global 2000

GLOBAL 2000 is an Austrian environmental organisation. It was founded in 1982 in Vienna and consists of the associations "GLOBAL 2000 Umweltschutzorganisation" (environmental organisation) and "GLOBAL 2000 Umweltforschungsinstitut (UFI)" (environmental research institute founded in 1991). The organisation claims to work independently and critically for a green, sustainable and healthy environment. Since 1998 it also is member of the worldwide environmental protection network Friends of the Earth and thereby a sister organisation of BUND(Germany) and Pro Natura (Switzerland).
BUND - Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland
Germany

BUND - Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland

The German Federation for the Environment and Nature Conservation (Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland e. V., Apronym BUND) is a non-governmental environmental and nature conservation organisation based in Berlin. It is a Member of the International Nature Conservation Network Friends of the Earth. The BUND is one of the largest environmental and nature conservation associations in Germany.
Österreich forscht
Austria

Österreich forscht

Since 2014 the Austrian Citizen Science platform can be found online under the domain www.citizen-science.at. On the website about 30 institutions collectively present themselves and work together to connect Citizen Science actors in Austria and international to promote and the quality of Citizen Science and further develop the method. In 2015 they held a first annual Austrian Citizen Science Conference.
Schweiz forscht
Switzerland

Schweiz forscht

To get a better overview of Citizen Science in Switzerland and to better connect Citizen Science project creators, the "Citizen Science Network Switzerland" was founded, from which and the website schweiz-forscht.ch was later established. Since 2015 the office of Citizen Science Switzerland supervises the "Citizen Science Network Switzerland" and the website schweiz-froscht.ch, meanwhile it is also a point of contact for other interested parties like the media, universities, or Citizen Scientists themselves.
Tiergarten Schönbrunn Vienna
Austria

Tiergarten Schönbrunn Vienna

Tiergarten Schönbrunn (literally, "Schönbrunn Animal Garden"), or "Vienna Zoo", is a zoo located on the grounds of the famous Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria. Founded as an imperial menagerie in 1752, it is the oldest continuously operating zoo in the world.Today, Tiergarten Schönbrunn is considered and regards itself as a scientifically administered zoo which sees its main purpose as a centre for species conservation and general nature conservation as well as in the fulfillment of the education mandate given to it by the legislation. The still preserved buildings of the baroque era, which have been complemented in the last years…
Cumberland Wildlife Park
Austria

Cumberland Wildlife Park

The Cumberland Wildlife Park is located in upper Austria near Grünau im Almtal. The Almsee lake and the Cumberland Wildlife Park is embedded between the steep rocks on the northern edge of the Totes Gebirge.The Wildlife Park became famous due to Konrad Lorenz work there and is home to many different animal species on 60 hectares of land. Endangered species like wild equids can be found there. Long hiking trails lead through the park with it's 70 different animal species and approximately 500 animals in total.
LACON
Austria

LACON

The Lacon Team works closely together on big and small projects in the fields of ecology, environment protection and landscape architecture. On meadows, in the forest, out in the field, on construction sites or oin the office, zeal and team spirit always come along. They're a colourful mixture of experts that goes on nature exploration trips once a year.
Taronga Zoo Sydney
Australia

Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga Zoo Sydney is a zoo in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.It was officially opened on 7 October 1916. Taronga Zoo Sydney is managed by the Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales, under the trading name Taronga Conservation Society, along with its sister zoo, the Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo. Divided into eight zoogeographic regions, the 28-hectare (69-acre) Taronga Zoo Sydney is home to over 4,000 animals of 350 species. It has a zoo shop, a cafe, and information centre.
FORMAS
Sweden

FORMAS

Formas is a government research council for sustainable development in Sweden. They fund research and innovation, develop strategies, perform analyses, and conduct evaluations. Their areas of activity include the environment, agricultural sciences, and spatial planning. They do specific environmental studies that aim to make it easier for Sweden to achieve their ecological goals.
FYSIK.ORG
Sweden

FYSIK.ORG

Sweden, along with many other countries, is facing a gradual decrease in the number of young people who choose to study science and engineering. With the intention to bring about a change, five national resource centers for mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and technology education have been established by the government.The National Resource Centre for Physics Education aims to be a resource for teachers from preschool to upper secondary school. The aim is to inspire and stimulate the development of physics education and to allow teachers to further studies of physics.
The Swedish Astronomical Society
Sweden

The Swedish Astronomical Society

The Swedish Astronomical Society (Svenska astronomiska sällskapet) is a national organization in Sweden aimed at people who want to follow the achievements of astronomical research. Founded in 1919, the society has from the outset intended to be "an intimate connection between scientists, amateur astronomers, and others interested in astronomy"."Popular Astronomy" is the association's member magazine. "Astronomical Youth" is the society's Youth League.
The House of Science
Sweden

The House of Science

The House of Science is a leading resource of inspiration and knowledge in Stockholm. House of Science is an educational center initiated in 2001 as a collaboration between KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, which has about 80 000 visitors by year. Since its inception, the main goal has been to increase young peoples´ interest and knowledge in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in an exiting environment using relevant themes and age-appropriate hands-on activities.
Natural History Museum London
United Kingdom

Natural History Museum London

The Natural History Museum in London is a natural history museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history. It is one of three major museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington.The museum is home to life and earth science specimens comprising some 80 million items within five main collections: botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology and zoology.The museum is particularly famous for its exhibition of dinosaur skeletons and ornate architecture—sometimes dubbed a cathedral of nature.
Sustrans
United Kingdom

Sustrans

Sustrans is a UK walking and cycling charity and custodian of the National Cycle Network. It works with schools to encourage active travel (cycling, walking or scooting) among students. It also works with employers and local authorities. It administers several thousand volunteers who contribute their time to the charity in numerous ways, such as cleaning and maintaining the National Cycle Network, enhancing biodiversity along the routes, leading walks and rides and supporting communities to improve their air quality.
Center for Human-Computer Interaction
Austria

Center for Human-Computer Interaction

The Center for Human-Computer Interaction is an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Salzburg. Established in 2005 as research unit at the former ICT&S Center, currently approx. 40 researchers study the interplay between humans and computers in order to enable desired interactions and explore desirable futures. The Center is directed by Professor Manfred Tscheligi who is a widely recognized expert in the field.
Umevatoriet
Sweden

Umevatoriet

The aim of Umevatoriet is to promote science, technology and mathematics through a collaboration between the school administrations of Umeå municipality and its neighbouring districts, Umeå University and the local industry. Together we create activities that gives the opportunity for both pupils and their teachers to perform experiments and deepen their knowledge and experiences in science, technology and mathematics. The starting-point for our themes is usually space and from there our visitors are led towards various areas, depending on their age and background.
Geological Survey of Austria
Austria

Geological Survey of Austria

The Geological Survey of Austria collects and interprets geoscientific information in Austria, lays the foundation for the sustainable use of the geogenic potential and provides them to the public in a systematic manner. The Geological Survey of Austria creates maps and reports on all geological aspects of the earth, dedicated to the exploration of mineral deposits, groundwater, natural hazards and geothermal energy, operates a geological information service acts as a service for the public administration and participates actively in international research projects, in particular with neighboring countries, part. The Geological Survey of Austria represents the national interests on the international…
Austrian Mycological Society
Austria

Austrian Mycological Society

The Austrian Mycological Society (ÖMG), is the professional representation of mycologists in Austria. It represents the practical and scientific mycology and is open to all interested persons. For the interested mushroom aficionado lectures, excursions, professional exchange and various publications of the society library enable the extension of the knowledge about mushrooms.
Green Growth Suriname
Suriname

Green Growth Suriname

Green Growth Suriname Foundation’s (GGS) mission is to further advance the people of Suriname’s wellbeing and welfare by conserving the biological and cultural richness of the country. GGS envisions Suriname as a country that recognizes and maintains its ecological and cultural balance, populated by its citizens that are enabled and recognized as cornerstones of a sustainable society. 

Partner Horizon 2020 / Horizon Europe

Oslo Metropolitan University
Norway

Oslo Metropolitan University

Oslo Metropolitan University was established on 12 January 2018 and is the second youngest of Norway's new universities. It evolved from what was until 2018 Norway's largest university college, Oslo and Akershus University College, which was itself the result of many previous mergers of around 30 former vocational colleges and community colleges in the Oslo area.
University of Siena (UNISI)
Italy

University of Siena (UNISI)

The University of Siena (Italian: Università degli Studi di Siena, abbreviation: UNISI) in Siena, Tuscany, is one of the oldest and first publicly funded universities in Italy. Originally called Studium Senese, the institution was founded in 1240. It had around 20,000 students in 2006, nearly half of Siena's total population of around 54,000. Today, the University of Siena is best known for its Schools of Law, Medicine, and Economics and Management.
Council for Agricultural Research and Agricultural Economy Analysis (CREA)
Italy

Council for Agricultural Research and Agricultural Economy Analysis (CREA)

The Council for Agricultural Research and Agricultural Economy Analysis (CREA) is one of the major public research institutions in Italy, currying out analysis about agro-food sector with a multidisciplinary approach. Recently reorganized CREA consists of twelve Centres of research, that are specialized on various subjects, allowing CREA to cover all agricultural sectors, food products and different disciplines.
University of Ljubljana
Slovenia

University of Ljubljana

The University of Ljubljana, often referred to as UL, is the oldest and largest university in Slovenia. It practices research in science and the arts, such as the humanities, social sciences, linguistics, arts, medicine, natural sciences and technology.
University of Bern
Switzerland

University of Bern

The University of Bern is a university in the Swiss capital of Bern and was founded in 1834. It is regulated and financed by the Canton of Bern. It is a comprehensive university offering a broad choice of courses and programs in eight faculties and some 150 institutes. With around 18,576 students, the University of Bern is the third largest university in Switzerland.
INRAE
France

INRAE

INRAE is France's new National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment, created on January 1, 2020, It was formed by the merger of INRA, the National Institute for Agricultural Research, and IRSTEA, the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for the Environment and Agriculture. INRAE is committed to exploring the frontiers of science and performing high-calibre research that is globally relevant. The institute makes major contributions to European research and participates in European research programmes (e.g., via research networks, H2020 research projects, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions) and, as a result, is currently developing bilateral and trilateral partnerships.
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
England

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a public university based in the city of Preston, Lancashire, England. It has its roots in The Institution For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge, founded in 1828. Subsequently, known as Harris Art College, then Preston Polytechnic, then Lancashire Polytechnic, in 1992 it was granted university status by the Privy Council. The university is the 19th largest in the UK in terms of student numbers.
Södertörn University (SH)
Sweden

Södertörn University (SH)

Södertörn University (Södertörns högskola, SH) is a public university college located in Flemingsberg, which is located in Huddinge Municipality, and the larger area called Södertörn, in Stockholm County, Sweden. The campus area (Universitetsområdet) in Flemingsberg hosts the main campus of SH, several departments of the Karolinska Institutet, and the School of Technology and health of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). The Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge (formerly Huddinge Hospital), is also located there. In 2013 Södertörn University had 12,578 students, of whom 6,984 were full-time students.
Wageningen University & Research (WUR)
Netherlands

Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

Wageningen University & Research is a public university in Wageningen, Netherlands, specializing in technical and engineering subjects and an important center for life sciences and agricultural research. It is located in a region of the Netherlands known as the Food Valley. It is widely known for its agriculture, forestry, and environmental studies programs.
Technical University of Munich
Germany

Technical University of Munich

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe’s top universities. It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education and the active promotion of promising young scientists. The university also forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world. TUM was one of the first universities in Germany to be named a University of Excellence. Moreover, TUM regularly ranks among the best European universities in international rankings.
Kaunas University of Technology (KTU)
Lithuania

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU)

Kaunas University of Technology had its beginning on 16 February 1922, when the University of Lithuania and its technical faculties were established. The development of Lithuanian scientific ideas continued in the first Lithuanian independent technical school of higher education. In 1990 KTU regained its status of the university and took a path of rapid reforms of studies and research. The University continues to pursue sustainable partnership of science, business and industry, develops and implements new ideas, innovations and inventions. Since 1992 more than 144 thousand graduates graduated from the university. The University’s mission is to provide the research-based studies at…
Aalborg University (AAU)
Denmark

Aalborg University (AAU)

Aalborg University (AAU) is a Danish public university with campuses in Aalborg, Esbjerg, and Copenhagen founded in 1974. The university awards bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and PhD degrees in a wide variety of subjects within humanities, social sciences, information technology, design, engineering, exact sciences, and medicine. Aalborg University differentiates itself from the older and more traditional Danish universities with its focus on interdisciplinary, inter-faculty studies; an experimental curriculum based on an interdisciplinary basic course with subsequent specialisation; a pedagogical structure based on problem-centred, real-life projects of educational and research relevance – which internationally has become known and recognised as The…
University of Naples Federico II (UNINA)
Italy

University of Naples Federico II (UNINA)

The University of Naples Federico II (Italian: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) is a public university in Naples, Italy. Founded in 1224, it is the oldest public non-sectarian university in the world, and is now organized into 26 departments. It was Europe's first university dedicated to training secular administrative staff,[1] and is one of the oldest academic institutions in continuous operation. Federico II is the third University in Italy by number of students enrolled, but despite its size it is still one of the best universities in Italy and the world[citation needed], being particularly notable for research; in…
University of Thessaly (UTH)
Greece

University of Thessaly (UTH)

The University of Thessaly (UTH) is a public university in Thessaly, Greece, founded in 1984. The university includes the main campus in the city of Volos and regional campuses located in Karditsa, Larissa, Trikala, and the city of Lamia. The university's central administrative and academic building, located on the seaport seafront, it is often referred to as the main campus, but actually the university does not have a single main site, as it has multi sites with buildings being geographically distributed within the wider region of Volos across the city districts. Enrollment for Fall 2014 consisted of 14,000 undergraduates students,…
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, known as UCSC or UNICATT or simply Cattolica, is an Italian private research university founded in 1921. Cattolica, with its five affiliated campuses, is the largest private university in Europe and the largest Catholic University in the world. Its main campus is located in Milan, Italy, with satellite campuses in Brescia, Piacenza, Cremona and Rome. The University is organized into 12 faculties and 7 postgraduate schools. Cattolica provides undergraduate courses (Bachelor's degree, which corresponds to Italian Laurea Triennale), graduate courses (Master's degree, which corresponds to Laurea Magistrale, and specializing master) and PhD programs (Dottorati di…
University of Gloucestershire (UOG)
England

University of Gloucestershire (UOG)

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England. It is located over three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester, namely Francis Close Hall, The Park, Oxstalls and The Centre for Art and Photography being near to Francis Close Hall. The university provides almost 100 undergraduate courses covering a variety of subjects including Accounting and Law, Business Management, Computing, Journalism, Fine Art, Humanities, Biology, Geography, Social Science, Education and Sports within ten academic schools. As well as providing part-time and full-time options for undergraduate study, the university has a number of courses available as Fast…
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Denmark

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

The Technical University of Denmark (Danish: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet), often simply referred to as DTU, is a university in the town Kongens Lyngby, 12 kilometres north of central Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1829 at the initiative of Hans Christian Ørsted as Denmark's first polytechnic, and it is today ranked among Europe's leading engineering institutions. Along with École Polytechnique in Paris, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Eindhoven University of Technology, Technical University of Munich and Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, DTU is a member of EuroTech Universities Alliance. DTU is a vibrant elite technical university, recognized for its…
Polytechnic University of Turin
Italy

Polytechnic University of Turin

The Polytechnic University of Turin (Italian: Politecnico di Torino) is a public university based in Turin, Italy. Established in 1859, it is Italy’s oldest technical university. The university offers several courses in the fields of Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design. The Polytechnic University of Turin has been awarded the title "European University" by the European Commission. Together with 6 other European technical universities, the Polytechnic University of Turin has formed the alliance UNITE! (University Network for Innovation, Technology and Engineering). The aim of the project is to create a trans-European campus, to introduce trans-European curricula, to promote scientific cooperation between…

Shortnews

  • Summertime and the living is easy - especially for Citizen Scientists contributing their observations to projects running on the SPOTTERON platform.
    Excursions and field trips are excellent opportunities to observe nature in all its glory. From the phenological development of indicator plants for projects such as Climate Watch Australia or the ZAMG Nature's Calendar to mammal observations in Kenya via the MAKENYA App - there are plenty of different scientific fields in which citizens and scientists can engage in the collection of valuable scientific data via the SPOTTERON apps when they're out and about. Read more on the Citizen Science Blog.

    Monday, 13 September 2021
  • At SPOTTERON, we create Citizen Science Apps for a wide array of scientific fields. One of the most exciting topics in Citizen Science is phenology, the study of periodic events in biological life cycles and how seasonal variations influence these in climate.  SPOTTERON currently houses two major phenology projects on the platform, the ZAMG Naturkalender (Nature's Calendar) from Austria and Climate Watch Australia - the first phenology project of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Read more on the Citizen Science Blog.

    Monday, 09 August 2021