About the Science Breakthrough Radar
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About the Science Breakthrough Radar

    A Swiss foundation with global reach and a private-public partnership working from Geneva, GESDA was started in September 2019 to develop and promote anticipatory science and diplomacy for greater impact and multilateral effectiveness.

    The Science Breakthrough Radar is:

    • a new tool for multilateralism, informed discussions, and concerted action

    • a single point of entry to catch up with the unprecedented pace of science and technology

    • a factual basis for eye-opening reflections on the impacts of future scientific discoveries for people, society and the planet

    • an interactive, evolving instrument

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    The Science Breakthrough Radar comprises 5 scientific platforms, 37 emerging topics and 336 breakthroughs at 5, 10 and 25 years of interest for science.

    It contains 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.

    More than 1,100 scientists were involved in creating its first two editions:

    • 543 scientists from 53 countries in 2021

    • 774 scientists from 70 countries in 2022

    It includes analysis of 11 million social media posts in order to take the pulse of society on what people do and say about the various scientific platforms.