The Swiss Australian Academic Network (SAAN) is an open and highly interactive "grass-root" organistion, commited to develop and improve networking opportunities between Swiss and Australian academics for the purpose of expanding collaborative research, increasing bilateral exchanges and lobbying government and the industry in both countries. SAAN is a not-for-profit organisation, incorporated as a company limited by guarantee and currently counts in excess of 600 members.
SAAN is seeking to establish and maintain connections between leading academics in Australia and Switzerland, and hosts events and lectures to facilitate, expand and nurture strong ties within academia.
More information can be found at the SAAN-website.
SAAN President Mathias Ernst
SAAN also works closely with the Embassy's Science, Technology and Education Office