Scientists Without Borders is a worldwide community of changemakers collaborating to accelerate and share solutions to the world’s most urgent development challenges. Here, you can ask questions, offer answers and expertise, and help us grow and disseminate scientific insights crucial to addressing critical global needs," reads the nonprofit's website.
The online group defines its mission:
"Scientists Without Borders is a public-private partnership led by The New York Academy of Sciences.
We are a web-based collaborative community dedicated to generating,
sharing, and advancing innovative science and technology-based solutions
to the world`s most pressing global development challenges. Through our
dynamic and free web platform, we harness the collective and creative
problem-solving capacity of our worldwide community of experts and our
strategic partner network to tackle specific scientific or technological
challenges in areas of critical need. We enable our users to connect
and exchange resources and expertise, and to forge cross-cutting
collaborations and knowledge-sharing to accelerate progress and
breakthroughs. We leverage technological connectivity to promote open
innovation, collaboration, and transparency, so that solutions,
information, and capacity can be accessed and sustainably deployed
"The Scientists Without Borders ecosystem includes individuals
and organizations working on science and technology-based activities at
all levels of academia, NGOs, government, and the private sector, across
a variety of regions, disciplines, and subject matter areas. On our
platform, we enable passionate and creative problem-solvers of every
stripe to connect, collaborate, innovate and have an impact on our
urgent and shared global challenges."
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