The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research institute that advances systems analysis and applies its research methods to identify policy solutions to reduce human footprints, enhance the resilience of natural and socioeconomic systems, and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Mission of Friends of IIASA
The Friends of IIASA (FOI) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization to support the research and policy mission of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria. FOI operates in partnership with IIASA leadership and with the U.S. Committee for IIASA at the National Academy of Sciences in activities in three categories:
Increase awareness of and collaboration with IIASA’s research activities in U.S. science and policy communities.
Strengthen the connections between members of the IIASA network of alumni, collaborators and supporters in the U.S.
Carry out fundraising campaigns to support research and training activities at and associated with IIASA and its mission to support international cooperation towards a sustainable world.