OpTIMUS is a global community of practice created to promote quantitative analysis to inform sustainable development policy. OpTIMUS coordinates networks to advance open source software, knowledge development and capacity building. Individuals from academia, research, and the development community engaged in the practice of supporting, directly or indirectly, sustainable development policies with evidence derived from modelling.
The current partners of OpTIMUS include:
UN DESA (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs)
World Bank Group
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
University of Cambridge
International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)