In addition to intellectual contribution, IRGC needs financial support from its network partners and sponsors.
Partners are invited to participate “from the inside” to IRGC specific project work, thus benefiting from direct access to IRGC expert network. They also influence on the determination of IRGC’s core programme and are invited to IRGC’s annual event, with IRGC academic network.
Sponsors support specific project work or events, according to their own fields of interest. In 2016 IRGC’s partners and sponsors included:
- EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
- Swiss Reinsurance Company, Switzerland
- AXA Technology Services
- European Parliament
Since 1.1.2013, IRGC’s main funder is the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in place of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. Since January 2016, IRGC activities are organised by the EPFL International Risk Governance Center. See here.