“To stimulate international collaboration in the fields of vacuum science, techniques and applications and related multi-disciplinary topics including solid-vacuum and other interfaces.” The International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique, and Applications is an international federation of thirty national vacuum organizations. It represents nearly 15,000 physicists, chemists, materials scientists, engineers and technologists who are active in…

“To represent the research fields of history of science and technology and philosophy of science and technology, as well as research studying the foundations and methodology of science and technology in general” The IUHPST is the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. It represents the research fields of history of science…

“IMU is an international non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization, with the purpose of promoting international cooperation in mathematics.” The objectives of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) are: to promote international cooperation in mathematics; to support and assist the International Congress of Mathematicians and other international scientific meetings or conferences; to encourage and support other international…

“Advancing, promoting, and communicating knowledge of the Earth system, its space environment, and the dynamical processes causing change” The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics is dedicated to the international promotion and coordination of scientific studies of Earth (physical, chemical, and mathematical) and its environment in space. These studies include: the shape of the Earth;…

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“The Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee is an Expert Committee of the European Science Foundation.” Tasks The objective of the Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee is to: develop the strategy for European Collaboration in nuclear science by supporting collaborative ventures between research groups within Europe; promote nuclear physics and its trans-disciplinary use in applications for…

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“IUPAC is an indispensable worldwide resource for chemistry” Mission The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry is the global organization that provides objective scientific expertise and develops the essential tools for the application and communication of chemical knowledge for the benefit of humankind and the world. IUPAC accomplishes its mission by fostering sustainable development,…

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“The object of the Association shall be to further international cooperation in the mineralogical sciences” Mineralogy is one of the oldest branches of science. In classical terms it is the study of the formation, the properties and the uses of minerals. Minerals are the inorganic building blocks of rocks and are characterized by a particular…

“The Institute shall initiate and support collaborative and individual research in relation to problems of modern societies arising from scientific and technological development.” The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an independent, international research institute with National Member Organizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Through its research programs and initiatives, the…

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“Only this model allows us to design solutions which are adapted to the challenges that humans and the planet are facing (such as pandemics, climate change, humanitarian and political crises, and more) because the whole planet is facing these development challenges.” The French National Research Institute for Development (IRD) is an internationally recognised multidisciplinary organisation…

“To assist in the worldwide development of physics, to foster international cooperation in physics, and to help in the application of physics toward solving problems of concern to humanity”. The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) was established in 1922 in Brussels with 13 Member countries and the first General Assembly was held…