World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development (hereinafter, the WDC-Ukraine) has been working in Ukraine since 2006 as a full-member of the World Data System (WDS) of the International Council for Science (ICSU). WDC-Ukraine specializes on providing interdisciplinary research of complex systems of different nature.
The WDC-Ukraine activities are focused on arrangements for access of Ukrainian scientific community to global information resources of the ICSU in Earth Sciences, Planetary and Space Physics and relevant related disciplines, as well as the collection and storage of global and regional data with significant value for research in the field of Sustainable Development and managerial decision-making.
WDC-Ukraine activities includes decision making support for long-term issues of society development in terms of its sustainability; informational support for estimations of sustainable development perspectives and implementation of sustainable development concept in higher education, business and politics.
On February 13, 2017 at Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute Memorandum of cooperation between the Institute for Global Transformations, Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute and the World Data Center "Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development" was signed. The groups agreed to join efforts to implement joint projects in the modernization of the national economy, efficiency and quality of research results and implementation of the state policy of Ukraine. The first step will be cooperation in research activities with a view to finalizing the Economic Doctrine "Ukraine 2030", initiated by the Institute for Global Transformation.