MICS: a platform to measure the impact of citizen science

Project specs




Sasha Woods



Funding agency

The European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824711




The MICS project has developed a state-of-the-art tool for assessing citizen science’s impact. AI technology helps analyze over 200 variables to determine the impact of a project in five areas: society, the environment, the economy, governance, and science and technology. The free-to-use, open-access platform is available to anyone looking to improve their assessment of impact.

Researcher Profile

MICS is the work of six European partners:

  • Earthwatch is an environmental charity with science at its heart.
  • IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world.
  • The Alto Adriatico Water Authority (AAWA) is a Public Body responsible for the management of the rivers flowing into the Northern Adriatic Sea
  • GEONARDO is an innovation and technology company active in the environment and sustainable development fields.
  • RRC is the national expert advice centre for best practice river restoration, habitat enhancement and catchment management
  • GeoEcoMar is an R&D institute established under the co-ordination of the RomanianMinistry of Education and Research, focusing on the complex interactions of the Danube River Delta - Black Sea macro-system.

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