SCNAT and its network are committed to a sustainable science and society. They support policy-making, administration and business with expert knowledge and actively participate in public discourse. They strengthen the exchange across scientific disciplines and promote early career academics.

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Promoting scientific literacy

SCNAT promotes scientific understanding among children and youth and their interest in the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). It contributes to counteracting the lack of well-trained specialists in certain professional fields. It supports schools in the development of curriculum and teaching material. It is involved in the further training of teachers and provides specialists.

Engagements of SCNAT


Commission for the Promotion of Young Talents
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern

Science on Stage
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Science on Stage Switzerland

Teachers exchange information and come up with new ideas for their science and technology lessons.