About GESDA
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About GESDA
Use the future to build the present
About GESDA
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5.5SyntheticBiology5.4Science ofthe Originsof Life5.3FutureEconomics5.2Future ofEducation5.1ComplexSystemsScience4.4Democracy-affirming Technologies4.1Science-basedDiplomacy4.2Advances inScience Diplomacy4.3Digital Technologiesand Conflict3.7InfectiousDiseases3.6Solar RadiationModification3.5OceanStewardship3.4SpaceResources3.3Future FoodSystems3.2WorldSimulation3.1Decarbonisation2.6FutureTherapeutics2.5Organoids2.4ConsciousnessAugmentation2.3RadicalHealthExtension2.2HumanApplicationsof GeneticEngineering2.1CognitiveEnhancement1.6CollectiveIntelligence1.5AugmentedReality1.4BiologicalComputing1.3Brain-inspiredComputing1.2QuantumTechnologies1.1AdvancedAIHIGHEST ANTICIPATIONPOTENTIAL
5.5SyntheticBiology5.4Science ofthe Originsof Life5.3FutureEconomics5.2Future ofEducation5.1ComplexSystemsScience4.4Democracy-affirming Technologies4.1Science-basedDiplomacy4.2Advances inScience Diplomacy4.3Digital Technologiesand Conflict3.7InfectiousDiseases3.6Solar RadiationModification3.5OceanStewardship3.4SpaceResources3.3Future FoodSystems3.2WorldSimulation3.1Decarbonisation2.6FutureTherapeutics2.5Organoids2.4ConsciousnessAugmentation2.3RadicalHealthExtension2.2HumanApplicationsof GeneticEngineering2.1CognitiveEnhancement1.6CollectiveIntelligence1.5AugmentedReality1.4BiologicalComputing1.3Brain-inspiredComputing1.2QuantumTechnologies1.1AdvancedAIHIGHEST ANTICIPATIONPOTENTIAL

Introduction:

About GESDA

    Use the future to build the present: With this vision, GESDA was established by the Swiss and Geneva Governments in September 2019 as a Swiss foundation and private-public partnership with global reach working from Geneva to develop and promote anticipatory science and diplomacy for greater impact and multilateral effectiveness.

    I GESDA Science Breakthrough Radar

    2 lenses on philosophy and geopolitics on 3 fundamental questions about the future of humanity debated by 21 scholars from philosophy, social sciences, humanities and geopolitics

    5 Scientific Platforms, 37 emerging topics and 336 breakthroughs at 5, 10 and 25 years of interest for science

    11 million social media posts analysed to take the pulse of society

    Over 1000 scientists involved in Switzerland and throughout the world in the first two editions of the Science Breakthrough Radar

    II Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipation Summit

    21 sessions based on the second edition of the Science Breakthrough Radar and GESDA’s Solution Ideas and related Initiatives to help address 23 global challenges

    1000 onsite and online participants

    III GESDA Solution Accelerator

    8 Task Forces with 200 leaders from GESDA’s Academic and Diplomacy Fora engaged in developing a pipeline of Solution Ideas

    4 Initiatives in development:

    • Joint GESDA-XPrize Quantum Contest for SDGs.
    • Science Diplomacy Week
    • Human Rights to Science
    • Youth and Anticipation Initiative

    IV GESDA Impact Forum

    10.1 Million Swiss francs raised from 3 public (3.6) and 6 private partners (6.5) for GESDA’ s pilot phase from September 2019 to August 2022