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About swissnex San Francisco

swissnex San Francisco is an initiative of Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER), managed in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs as an annex of the Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco. A public-private venture, swissnex San Francisco is part of a network of outposts in Bangalore, Boston, Shanghai, and Singapore. Along with individual science and technology counselors around the world, swissnex works on behalf of Switzerland to expand education, research, and innovation. Vital financial support is provided by donors and sponsors sharing swissnex San Francisco’s commitment to connecting the dots.

About the Netherlands Office for Science and Technology

The Netherlands Office for Science and Technology (NOST) in San Francisco is part of the Netherlands Science Attaché network and works closely with the Netherlands Consulate in San Francisco, with whom it shares an office. Operated since 1952 by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, NOST supports businesses and government in their quest for technical and scientific information. NOST works to improve innovation competencies in the Netherlands by sharing knowledge on science and technology developments in the Netherlands and abroad. Offices for Science and Technology are also located in Washington, Tokyo, Bonn, Paris, Singapore and Rome.

About Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation with a vision to realize the full potential of the Internet – universal access to research and education, full participation in culture, and driving a new era of development, growth, and productivity. Creative Commons tools give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work – a “some rights reserved” approach to copyright – which makes their creative, educational, and scientific content instantly more compatible with the full potential of the internet.

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