Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee (NySMAC) was established in 1994 to enhance cooperation and coordination among researchers and research activities in Ny-Ålesund. This commitee consist of representatives of the institutions involved in research and services in Ny-Ålesund.
Planning of future research, information about existing research, and commenting the overall developments of Ny-Ålesund stands at the core of NySMAC's activities, and meet two times anualy. NySMAC has no representative in Ny-Ålesund. The secretariat is located at the Norwegian Polar Institute in Tromsø. More info can be found on the NySMAC webpage.