Imagine the impact you could have on society if, you could:
•massively improve existing monitoring networks for pollution, noise, infectious diseases, natural hazards, or traffic by continuously engaging tens of thousands of citizens who add information in the aid of more targeted, smarter solutions to these problems;
•set up an efficient and reliable platform for citizens to provide continuous feedback on and improve the quality of local services outsourced by government to private firms;
•establish a secure and reliable digital platform for citizen petitions to local and national governments, or international organizations.
Citizen science, in this policy-oriented context, is about involving the public in:
•Identifying and characterizing societal problems and potential solutions
•Effectively implementing both government-led and non-governmental measures and policies to address such problems