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Frequently asked questions
What is Science Card?
Science Card is an e-money current account that allows you to contribute to scientific research projects in areas like climate change, healthcare, and computing through your everyday spending. It's free to open an account, and you can start making a difference today.
How can I open an account with Science Card?
To open an account with Science Card, follow these simple steps using our mobile app:
Download the Science Card App: Start by downloading our mobile app on your Android device or iPhone. You can find the app on the Google Play Store here and on the Apple App Store here.
Provide Information: After downloading the app, open it and follow the on-screen instructions. You'll need to enter the following information:
Your full name
Choose a PIN code
Verify Your Identity: As part of our security measures, we require you to verify your identity. You'll be prompted to upload an identity document, such as your passport, and to take a selfie.
Account Review Update:
Once you've completed the steps above, our team will review your information. We aim to approve your account within a few minutes. However, it's important to note that while we strive to facilitate account approval for eligible applicants, all accounts are approved subject to our account conditions, opening criteria, and rules. In certain cases, if any details are missing or require clarification, we'll reach out to you for further information.
With these simple steps, you'll be ready to propel innovation and scientific progress with Science Card. If you have any questions or encounter any issues during the process, feel free to contact our support team for assistance.
Are there any age restrictions to open a Science Card account?
Science Card is available to people who are 18 years old and above.
How does Science Card accelerate science through spending?
Science Card allows you to explore scientific research projects in the fields of climate change, healthcare and quantum computing. You can make financial contributions to the projects of your choice by rounding up your payments whenever you spend, or by contributing directly to a project - and Science Card also contributes 10% of its profits to its sourced research projects.
Once a project has reached its funding target, the funds are directed to the project’s institution, enabling the research to start without delay.
Science Card customers are able to follow the progress of the research projects in the Science Card app as the project receives funding from their contributions, and the project itself gets underway.
How can I contribute to specific research projects?
With Science Card, you can explore various research projects and choose the ones you want to support. You can make financial contributions to the projects of your choice by rounding up your payments whenever you spend, or by contributing directly to a project - and Science Card also contributes 10% of its profits to its sourced research projects. Your financial contributions will make a real impact on these projects.