The Centre for Systems Solutions creates and applies social simulations that engage individuals and organizations in a problem-solving process.

We rely on solid scientific evidence and carefully balance the needs of people and nature, aligning our work with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Who we are? - Centre for Systems Solutions

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What we do? - Centre for Systems Solutions

Climate change. Shrinking natural resources. Growing inequalities and resulting conflicts. Natural and man-made disasters. The complexity behind these challenges requires insight and collaboration at many different levels, from local to global. Unfortunately, far too often, promising efforts are stopped by misconceptions, lack of trust, or poor communication between the parties involved.

Unprecedented challenges, such as the quest for energy transition or making progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals require new tools and new ways to think and work together. Social simulations and serious games provide an opportunity to enter into an uncharted territory and support people in making sense of complex problems. They help groups and organizations to navigate towards positive changes.

Social simulations and serious games bring together stakeholders with diverse backgrounds and values. They enable participants to expand and revise their assumptions and worldviews. Misconceptions are revealed and corrected through dialogue and experimentation. The trust between diverse parties rises, as they start to understand alternative rationalities. More information is shared, participants build a common language, and act together towards a common cause. The resulting mindshift leads to creative, inclusive, and resilient solutions, as well as commitment to action in the real world.

Exploring new pathways towards Sustainable Development Goals, adapting to and mitigating climate change, dealing with resource depletion, transforming the energy sector, or creating resilient communities: for all these challenges social simulations and serious games can work as a vehicle for putting ideas into action for educators, sustainability professionals, and policy makers.

Learn more about our methods and tools

Check the organizations we have cooperated with. Get to know the projects we’ve already implemented →

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We use systems thinking as a guiding methodology in our projects and initiatives. We rely on solid scientific evidence, carefully balancing the needs of people and nature.

We listen to many different voices. We practice dialogue, cooperation, participation and collaboration.

We creatively approach all challenges. We constantly develop our skills and broaden our knowledge.

We belong to the emerging fourth sector – this means that we operate as a business while aiming to achieve the objectives that benefit society and environment.

We inspire positive changes.

In our activities:
We solve complex problems in complex systems
We facilitate cooperation across divides
We support sustainability
We combine science and practice
We help to change life for the better

Who we are? - Centre for Systems Solutions

The Centre for Systems Solutions (CRS) is an international organization with 12-year experience in development and application of innovative methods and system tools, such as social simulations and computer modelling, to enhance knowledge brokering, science-policy integration and social dialogue. We belong to the emerging fourth sector that integrates social and environmental aims with business approaches.

Our interdisciplinary team of experts consists of more than 40 people and implements international and local projects in the realm of broadly understood sustainability. A comprehensive, cross-sectoral approach we apply, enabled the Centre for Systems Solutions to establish close partnerships with individuals and organizations from different sectors (including business, administration, NGOs, research), such as, i.a., Climate KIC, TNO, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, the University of Colorado, Wuppertal Institut, Ernst & Young, Goethe Institut, European Forum Alpbach as well as government departments in many countries.

Navigate complexity with our tools

Social simulations
During a social simulation, a group of people takes on certain roles in a shared, safe environment. The rules of this environment represent the key aspects of the real world. In this simulated reality, participants experience challenges resulting from multiple perspectives that they all bring to the table. Together, they creatively experiment, tinker, and play with a problem situation. By facing consequences of their decisions, they come up with improved strategies and commitment to action.

Learn how social simulations foster positive changes  →

Serious Games
Our serious games are adaptable to any type of learners (the youth, students, professionals) and may be used in a number of educational contexts, such as workshops and trainings to foster learning and skills development.

Learn why our serious games are unique →

Systems tools
Systems tools, such as concept maps, causal loop diagrams or quantitative models, allow the stakeholders navigate complexity of real life situations, providing them with incentive for positive change.

Learn more about system thinking →

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Meet our team

Jakub Damurski - presidentpresident

Jakub Damurski

jakub.damurski@systemssolutions.org

Magdalena Liszka - finance directorfinance director

Magdalena Liszka

magdalena.liszka@systemssolutions.org

Piotr Magnuszewski - science directorscience director

Piotr Magnuszewski

piotr.magnuszewski@systemssolutions.org

Anna Koch - chief operating officerchief operating officer

Anna Koch

anna.koch@systemssolutions.org

Łukasz Jarząbek - senior game designersenior game designer

Łukasz Jarząbek

lukasz.jarzabek@systemssolutions.org

Michał Pająk - senior game designersenior game designer

Michał Pająk

michal.pajak@systemssolutions.org

Michalina Kułakowska - senior game designersenior game designer

Michalina Kułakowska

michalina.kulakowska@systemssolutions.org

Aleksandra Solińska - international project managerinternational project manager

Aleksandra Solińska

aleksandra.solinska@systemssolutions.org

Bartek Naprawa - graphic designergraphic designer

Bartek Naprawa

bartosz.naprawa@systemssolutions.org

Władysław Zołoto - senior IT specialistsenior IT specialist

Władysław Zołoto

wladyslaw.zoloto@systemssolutions.org

Marta Magnuszewska - web developerweb developer

Marta Magnuszewska

marta.magnuszewska@systemssolutions.org

Sarah Nobis - marketing specialistmarketing specialist

Sarah Nobis

sarah.nobis@systemssolutions.org

Our team

Jakub Damurski - presidentpresident

Jakub Damurski

jakub.damurski@systemssolutions.org

Magdalena Liszka - finance directorfinance director

Magdalena Liszka

magdalena.liszka@systemssolutions.org

Piotr Magnuszewski - science directorscience director

Piotr Magnuszewski

piotr.magnuszewski@systemssolutions.org

Anna Koch - chief operating officerchief operating officer

Anna Koch

anna.koch@systemssolutions.org

Łukasz Jarząbek - senior game designersenior game designer

Łukasz Jarząbek

lukasz.jarzabek@systemssolutions.org

Michał Pająk - senior game designersenior game designer

Michał Pająk

michal.pajak@systemssolutions.org

Michalina Kułakowska - senior game designersenior game designer

Michalina Kułakowska

michalina.kulakowska@systemssolutions.org

Aleksandra Solińska - international project managerinternational project manager

Aleksandra Solińska

aleksandra.solinska@systemssolutions.org

Bartek Naprawa - graphic designergraphic designer

Bartek Naprawa

bartosz.naprawa@systemssolutions.org

Władysław Zołoto - senior IT specialistsenior IT specialist

Władysław Zołoto

wladyslaw.zoloto@systemssolutions.org

Marta Magnuszewska - web developerweb developer

Marta Magnuszewska

marta.magnuszewska@systemssolutions.org

Sarah Nobis - marketing specialistmarketing specialist

Sarah Nobis

sarah.nobis@systemssolutions.org

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