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The SDC is the agency for international cooperation of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. It is responsible for the overall coordination with other federal authorities of development and cooperation with Eastern Europe as well as for humanitarian aid delivered by the Swiss Confederation. Swiss international cooperation, which is an integral part of the Federal Council’s foreign policy, aims to contribute to a world without poverty and in peace, for sustainable development.
The Federal Office for the Environment is the Swiss environmental agency, a division of the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. Whilst strengthening the implementation of the existing legislation in cooperation with the cantons, it is responsible for matters of the environment, including the protection of plants and animals and the protection against noise, air pollution or natural hazards. FOEN provides scholarship for the course "Is breathing killing us? Tackling air pollution using science for policies to protect health.
The Mental Health Network Switzerland (Netzwerk Psychische Gesundheit Schweiz NPG – Réseau Santé Psychique Suisse RSP – Rete Salute Psichica Svizzera RSP) is a national initiative for the promotion of mental health, the prevention of mental health problems as well as for suicide prevention in Switzerland. In order to achieve its mission, the Mental Health Network Switzerland has - over the last 10 years - gathered a large network of members – over 480 organisations (private companies, national and cantonal organisations, academic institutions) that are active in the area of mental health promotion. The Mental Health Network Switzerland organises congresses, workshops and round tables for specialists in the field of mental health promotion. The aim of those measures is to further the exchange of information and experience in projects concerning mental health therefore making innovative ideas known and accessible and promoting synergies. Funding organizations and members of the steering committee are: Federal Office of Public Health, Federal Social Insurance Office, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Conference of Cantonal Health Directors, and the foundation Health Promotion Switzerland.
The Brain and Mind Centre within the Faculty of Medicine and Health is a global leader in research and treatment. In particular, they focus on conditions that affect child development, youth mental health and brain ageing. They aim to understand individual circumstances and to develop solutions that improve the quality of life for both patients and their loved ones. Work at the Centre extends beyond laboratories and clinics to our strong partnerships with industry, government, the community, and other healthcare providers and researchers.
Isee systems is a leading developer and manufacturer of Systems Thinking and Dynamic Modeling software. Founded in 1985 by renowned Systems Thinking practitioner Barry Richmond, isee systems has grown to be a thriving company with substantial global reach in a variety of markets. We continually strive to bring the best Dynamic Modeling software to our customers by developing new functionality, implementing customer requests, and consistently pushing the envelope on our technology.
CSART is a not-for-profit organization working to build global capacity in the use of computer simulation and advanced research technologies to support policy and planning decisions that better address our most complex, persistent health and social problems. They believe that the next generation advances to tackle these complex problems will come from an approach that crosses the boundaries of individual sciences and shares innovation across nations through a genuine commitment to Open Science.
The AnyLogic Company is a multinational team that designs and develops simulation modeling software for business applications. The company has changed the way people build simulation models and expanded their application in complex business environments. Among their best in class technologies developed to help commercial organizations and academic institutions to solve complex business problems, they provide their flagship product, AnyLogic, free to all participants of the "Systems Analytics" course.