Mission

The Science Visualization Initiative (SVI) is a new organization created as a non-profit public benefit corporation in Maryland (IRS EIN #46-3336115) and currently under review for exempt status under section IRS code 501(c)(3)

The mission of SVI is to increase science literacy and improve public understanding and appreciation of science. SVI works with non-profits, educators, researchers, and creative professionals interested in using new media and emerging technologies to communicate and develop learning tools.

Depending on the resources available, SVI will provide individuals and organizations with low-cost or no-cost access to strategic planning, development, training, and technical and creative resources that help them initiate projects and manage early-stage growth.

SVI is interested in working with organizations and individuals seeking to

• develop business models incorporating scanning and 3D modeling into museum and informal education environments

• merge data, visualizations, and media and with content to create technologically savvy communication and informal education tools

• consider what data derivatives (such as animations) may be best for generating a return on investment through increased support, media impact, etc.

• assess intellectual property management options for organizations interested in monetizing content

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