Citizen Science for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

The goal of the EU H2020 Crowd4SDG (Citizen Science for Monitoring Climate Impacts and Achieving Climate Resilience) is to research how citizen science can provide data for tracking progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals and to study how grassroots innovation can help achieve such progress

Duration: 2020-23

  • Participate in  the Crowd4SDG project:
    • Join the new Crowd4SDG challenge with 1 minute video! next deadline in September 2022 (further info on challenges in the Crowd4SDG web site)
    • declare your interest in receiving information about the project here
  • Short video introduction on VisualCit, social media data analysis pipeline developed at Polimi, with image selection and filtering from Twitter and data aggregation for indicators, using the PyBossa-based Project Builder tool from Citizen Science Center Zurich for crowdsourcing   (link to 1 min video) (link to 10 min video) try it
  • PoliMi Tools
  • Multidisciplinary project 

Crowd4SDG is a H2020 European Commission project with: University of Geneva, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Politecnico di Milano, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), University of Paris.


V. Negri, D. Scuratti, S. Agresti, D. Rooein, G. Scalia, J.L. Fernandez-Marquez, A. Ravi Shankar, M. Carman and B.Pernici, Image-based Social Sensing: Combining AI and the Crowd to Mine Policy-Adherence Indicators from Twitter, accepted at ICSE. Track Software Engineering in Society, May 2021 video link to paper 

complete list of Crowd4SDG publications from PoliMi