Swiss Academy of Sciences

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The Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) is a Swiss national association founded in 1815.[1][2][3] In German, French and Italian (the official languages of Switzerland) the name is Akademie der Naturwissenschaften Schweiz, Académie suisse des sciences naturelles, and Accademia svizzera di scienze naturali[4] respectively.

The Swiss Academy of Sciences is part of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, and awards the annual Prix Schläfli.[5] In 2015 the SCNAT network included over 35,000 experts in over 130 societies in all cantons.[1]

The 2021 president is Philipp Moreillon.[6]

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  1. ^ a b swissinfo.ch, <Celia Luterbacher>. "The pioneers who made science a national concern". SWI swissinfo.ch. Retrieved 31 October 2021.
  2. ^ Mission, https://scnat.ch/en/scnat (page visited on 4 June 2013).
  3. ^ Kissling-Naf, Ingrid (1 January 2009). "From a learned society to a 21st-century science broker: the Swiss Academy of Sciences as a partner in the dialogue with society". International Journal of Technology Management. 46 (1–2): 120–131. doi:10.1504/IJTM.2009.02268. ISSN 0267-5730.
  4. ^ "Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)". scnat.ch. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Prix Schläfli - Rewarding the best Swiss PhDs in the natural sciences | Swiss Academy of Sciences". naturalsciences.ch. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Executive Board of SCNAT". scnat.ch. Retrieved 31 October 2021.

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