Swiss Academy of Sciences is primarily working in the direction of natural sciences. Its former name was Swiss Society of Natural Sciences and it was founded in the year 1815.
It is one of the oldest Swedish research center working in the field of natural sciences. Swiss Academy of Sciences is also known as (SCNAT). It works in different streams such as biology, chemistry, geosciences, and regions. Swiss Academy of Sciences is carrying out its academic activities on all the levels (regional, national and international).
Swiss Academy of Sciences a reliable partner with a broad expertise and a large network, a successful facilitator between sciences, politics and society, organized in six competent platforms. The six platforms are organised as: Platform Biology, Platform Chemistry, Platform Geosciences, platform Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics, Platform Science and Policy, Platform natural sciences and regions. These 6 platforms serve as medium and facilitate to carry out the academic and research activities effectively at all the levels. Swiss Academy of Sciences maintains an interesting database and news portal educating the recent research developments.
The academia also publishes the research work and maintains the archive. Swiss Academy of Sciences approximately contains 35,000 experts working throughout the 6 different platforms. The academy is one of the best scientific research center encouraging and promoting young researchers and has a very long tradition of dialogue with political class.